Ryan Smith

Principal, Secondary Investments
Ryan is a Principal on Hamilton Lane’s Secondary Investment Team, where he is responsible for due diligence and execution of secondary investments. 

Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 2016, Ryan was an Associate with CVF Capital, a California-based private equity firm. Previously, he worked at Cambridge Associates, where he evaluated fund investment opportunities out of the firm’s Boston office. Ryan began his career as a Financial Analyst in the Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs. 

Ryan received an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago and a B.S. in Finance from Brigham Young University.

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Stake Sales: What J. Lo and Your GPs Have in Common

Has anyone ever uttered the words GPs and J. Lo in the same sentence? We certainly hadn't - until today. In this article, we walk through GP stake sales and the possible characteristics they share with "Jenny from the Block."

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Secondary Return Attribution

These days, it seems like secondaries appear to be attractive because of their discounts. But, success in secondaries depends on more than just love at first sight.

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