HarbourVest Global Private Equity Ltd (HVPE) is a closed end investment company. The Company invests in private equity through private equity funds. The Company is managed by HarbourVest Advisers L.P., an affiliate of HarbourVest Partners, LLC (HarbourVest), a private equity fund-of-funds manager. As of January 31, 2012, the HVPE portfolio included interests in 6,017 company investments (held by the HarbourVest funds both directly and indirectly). HarbourVest is a global private equity fund-of-funds manager and typically invests in primary partnerships, secondary investments and direct investments. The Company has five wholly owned subsidiaries: HVGPE - Domestic A L.P., HVGPE-Domestic B L.P., HVGPE-Domestic C L.P., HVGPE-International A L.P. and HVGPE - International B L.P.