HarbourVest Partners bolsters private credit team

James Athanasoulas joined private equity firm HarbourVest Partners as a managing director.

He is joining Peter Lipson, also managing director, to lead the firm's private credit business. Mr. Athanasoulas is based in Boston.

Mr. Athanasoulas had been a managing director at Bain Capital Credit. His duties are being assumed by other members of the Bain Capital Credit team, says sources familiar with the situation.