Hamilton Lane

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Hamilton Lane
Type Private
Industry Private Equity
Founded 1991
Headquarters Philadelphia, PA USA
Products Separately managed accounts, Advisory, Fund-of-funds, Secondaries, Co-investments, Taft-Hartley, Distribution Management, Reporting and Analytics Solutions
Total assets $190+ billion (total AUM)
Employees 215+ (2014)
Website www.hamiltonlane.com

Hamilton Lane is a global leader in private markets investing with more than $190 billion in total assets under management and supervision (As of June 30, 2014). Hamilton Lane is headquartered outside of Philadelphia and has offices in London, Hong Kong, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, San Diego, New York, Fort Lauderdale, Tel Aviv, Tokyo and Las Vegas.[1] The firm was founded in 1991 as a private equity advisory firm for large public pension plans. In 1998, Hamilton Lane gained its first separate account client and in the same year launched its first fund-of-funds product. In 2003, the ownership of Hamilton Lane was restructured to accommodate an external investment and redistribute the ownership of Hamilton Lane to a broader group of the firm’s employees. Hamilton Lane currently has more than 215 employees.

Types of Investors[edit]

Hamilton Lane has a global, sophisticated client base that includes public and corporate pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, Taft-Hartley funds, financial institutions, insurance companies, foundations, endowments and high net worth individuals. Their clients include a number of the world’s largest institutional investors, as well as many mid-sized and smaller institutions.

Investment Programs[edit]

  • Separately managed accounts - Customized to each individual client and structured as single client vehicles
  • Specialized Strategies - Fund-of-funds, Secondaries, Co-investments, Taft-Hartley and Distribution Management
  • Advisory - Including due diligence, strategic portfolio planning, monitoring and reporting services
  • Reporting & Analytics Solutions - Detailed portfolio monitoring and reporting services


  1. ^ " Hamilton Lane Profile" Businessweek.com

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