Appoints Martina Schliemann to Lead Business Development Efforts across Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Munich – Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE) has expanded its presence in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, hiring Martina Schliemann as a Principal and Head of Business Development for that region.
Martina’s last role was country manager for Germany and Austria at Muzinich & Co, Ltd. She was previously a Managing Director and Co-Head of Pensions and Insurance clients at Deutsche Asset Management. Martina will be based locally in the German market.
“As in other regions around the world, the private markets landscape throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland continues to evolve, and we believe investors are increasingly looking to work with partners like Hamilton Lane to develop global and customized portfolios to help them navigate the growing opportunity set,” said Mario Giannini, CEO at Hamilton Lane.
“We are pleased to welcome Martina to the team. Her appointment is a key next step for Hamilton Lane as we continue to build our presence in the DACH region. It will allow us to provide a deeper level of on-the-ground market coverage and a stronger understanding of the local dynamics, challenges and opportunities there,” said Jim Strang, Managing Director and Head of EMEA at Hamilton Lane.
“I’m pleased to be joining the Hamilton Lane team and look forward to helping the company further grow its presence in the DACH region, as well as to help local LPs meet their long-term private markets goals,” Schliemann said.
About Hamilton Lane
Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE) is a leading alternative investment management firm providing innovative private markets solutions to sophisticated investors around the world. Dedicated to private markets investing for 27 years, the firm currently employs approximately 340 professionals operating in offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East. With more than $471 billion in total assets under management and supervision as of June 30, 2018, Hamilton Lane offers a full range of investment products and services that enable clients to participate in the private markets asset class on a global and customized basis. For more information, please visit www.hamiltonlane.com or follow Hamilton Lane on Twitter: @hamilton_lane.
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