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Trevor Messerly

Managing Director, Direct Credit Investments

Trevor is a Managing Director on the Direct Credit team, responsible for leading the evaluation and due diligence of direct credit investment opportunities.

Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 2015, Trevor was a Principal with Ares Management, where he evaluated and executed private debt transactions in middle market companies. Previously, he was a Vice President with Allied Capital Corporation, a middle market investment firm headquartered in Washington, DC. He began his career at Harris Williams & Co., executing sell-side investment banking engagements.

Trevor received an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.B.A. in Finance from the College of William and Mary.

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