High-quality primary fund investments with often hard-to-access general partners

Primary fund investments offer investors the ability to gain exposure to portfolios of private markets companies. Through our deep industry relationships, robust due diligence process and selective investment approach, Hamilton Lane seeks to identify and access high-quality primary opportunities including buyout, credit, growth equity, and venture capital across various fund sizes and geographies on behalf of our clients, building portfolios according to their unique investment objectives.

  • Opportunity to invest with well-aligned managers with established track records in their core areas of expertise, and leverage Hamilton Lane’s broad institutional capabilities and industry best practices in an effort to mitigate risk and optimize portfolio construction
  • Deep roster of industry-leading general partners with a focus on finding emerging managers and compelling new opportunities
  • Long-tenured relationships with general partners allow us to offer our investors access to often over-subscribed funds
  • Viewed as a long-term, strategic partner to GPs thanks to the breadth of our platform and experience
$27B+

Allocated in 2020¹

1020+

Opportunities Reviewed in 2020

20

Average Years of IC Member Experience


*As of 12/31/20
1The 2020 capital invested includes all primary commitments that closed during the year 2020 for which Hamilton Lane retains a level of discretion as well as advisory client commitments for which Hamilton Lane performed due diligence and made an investment recommendation.
Our unique market position, deep industry relationships, robust due diligence process and selective investment approach help to give our clients highly customized access to high-quality primary fund investments.
Andrea Kramer
CEO OF HAMILTON LANE ALLIANCE HOLDINGS, CO-HEAD OF FUND INVESTMENTS

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