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SuperReturn Middle East
1 - 2 November 2022
Ritz Carlton, Dubai

Edward Holdsworth
Managing Director at HarbourVest Partners


Edward Holdsworth joined HarbourVest in 2011. He focuses on originating and executing both traditional and complex secondary transactions, primarily in Europe. He currently serves on the advisory boards of funds managed by AAC Capital Partners, Compass Partners, Innova Capital, Magnum Capital, MML Capital Partners, Nova Capital, and Parabellum.

Edward joined HarbourVest after five years with Matrix Private Funds Group in London, where he was a partner responsible for fund origination and placement across Europe. Prior to that, Edward was an executive at UBS Investment Bank in London in the equities department working in the Exotic Structured Derivatives Group. Additionally, Edward worked for Swiss Re and Ernst and Young LLP in the Banking and Capital Markets Group in London.

Edward graduated with a BA in Economics and Accounting with Law (honors) from Bristol University in 1998 and holds an ACA from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Agenda Sessions

  • Secondaries: coming of age?