Early access and introductions to best-in-class emerging and diverse-led managers across primary funds and co-investment transactions

Our Emerging Manager and Diverse-led Investments platform can provide early access to our top selection of rising fund managers and investment teams. The depth of our global platform coupled with our powerful technology solutions and information advantage enable us to allocate capital to managers we believe are top-tier, next-generation strategic firms. Our tactical long-term partnership strategy and solutions across primary funds and co-investment transactions are designed to capture the inherent diversification and attractive risk-adjusted returns that top-performing emerging and diverse-led managers can provide.

  • Extensive experience connecting and growing long-term relationships, having committed over $1.1B across 40 transactions alongside Emerging Managers1,4
  • Highly selective, tactical and disciplined approach to portfolio construction aimed at generating top-quartile performance and accelerating equity
  • Leveraging technology solutions that drive informed decisions and provide advantages in tracking and reporting on social and governance metrics at the fund and portfolio company levels

Assets Under Management & Supervision2


Committed to Emerging and Diverse-led primary fund investments over the past two years3,4


Meetings with Emerging and Diverse-led Managers4,5

1As of December 31, 2022. Committed via Hamilton Lane's Direct Equity and Impact platforms since 2008.
2Inclusive of $9.2B and $5.3B in assets under management and $40.2B and $11.7B in assets under supervision for Diverse-led Managers and Emerging Managers, respectively, as of December 31, 2022. 
3Inclusive of $2.3B and $11.7B in discretionary and advisory capital committed to Emerging Manager-led funds and Diverse Manager-led funds, respectively, as of December 31, 2022. 
4Emerging Manager is defined as a manager that has raised has no more than three comingled private market funds or >$2B per fund.
5A manager is considered diverse if there is 25% diversity in 2 of the 4 categories of: Ownership Level, Investment Committee, Carried Interest or Investment Team. Diversity classification is based on data provided at the time of the investment.

Deal Spotlights

UniVista Insurance

Who they are

An independent insurance agency with programmatic franchising catering to a Hispanic population through a mix of auto, property, casualty and life & health products in over 150 South Florida locations.

Why it matters

The company is furthering optionality and adaptation of safety-enhancing products by utilizing technology and omni-channel strategies to a target demographic in demand.

The HL advantage

Through our deep and long-standing relationships, we received early access to this diverse-led emerging manager and a diverse management team, both of whom have demonstrated proven success in this sector.
Our global platform, information advantage and deep industry relationships have positioned us as one of the top allocators of capital and a respected strategic partner to emerging and diverse-led managers. We aim to create access for our clients to top-tier, next-generation managers and deal opportunities while delivering compelling risk-adjusted returns.
Katie Moore

Technology facilitates enhanced deal selection, tactical portfolio construction and social and governance metric tracking

We believe that technology not only enables us to achieve better investment outcomes, but also supports our objective of generating compelling returns. Our technology solutions promote an enhanced client experience characterized by insight, convenience and transparency. Using these advanced solutions, we aim to provide investors with key social and governance metrics respective to each investment.


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