Hamilton Lane Expands its Europe-based Team with Senior Executive

      Hamilton Lane Expands its Europe-based Team with Senior Executive

  PR Newswire

  BALA CYNWYD, Pennsylvania, Jan. 24, 2013

- Paul Waller Joins as Partner Based in London Office

BALA CYNWYD, Pennsylvania, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Hamilton Lane, a
leading global private equity asset management firm, today announced that it
is expanding its Europe-based presence with the addition of Paul Waller to the
newly-created role of Partner in its London office.

Waller will focus primarily on client development and overall firm marketing
initiatives. He will also draw upon his extensive experience and background in
private equity investment and alternative assets to provide strategic support
to the firm.

Waller, who recently retired from 3i after 35 years, brings a wealth of
investment knowledge and a broad network throughout Europe and the Middle
East, as well as Asia and North America. At 3i, Waller served as a Managing
Partner of the firm, with responsibility for investor relations and
fundraising. He also previously served as co-chair of the firm's Investment
Committee. Waller will continue to hold various board seats and other advisory
roles while working with Hamilton Lane in a part-time capacity.

Erik Hirsch, Hamilton Lane CIO, said: "Paul's deep knowledge and experience
across the private equity industry will be an asset as we continue to expand
further our presence and relationships around the world. He fits our firm
culture and aligns with our philosophy of providing solutions and service to
our partners. We are pleased to welcome him to our team."

Added Waller: "I look forward to working with Hamilton Lane. Having known the
firm for many years, I am excited to be joining a talented and driven team
focused on offering exceptional investment solutions to clients around the

Waller has over three decades of private equity investment experience, having
joined 3i in 1978. He had been a member of the 3i senior leadership team since
1999 and was responsible for overseeing the performance of the various funds
managed by 3i, leading 3i's fundraising activities and managing these investor
relationships. Waller is a former Chairman of the European Private Equity and
Venture Capital Association (EVCA) and previously chaired the EVCA Investor
Relations Committee.

About Hamilton Lane Hamilton Lane is an independent financial institution
that provides discretionary and non-discretionary private equity asset
management services to sophisticated investors worldwide. With offices
throughout the U.S., London, Hong Kong, Rio de Janeiro, Tel Aviv, Tokyo and
Singapore, Hamilton Lane offers a full range of investment products and
services that enable clients to participate in the private equity asset class
on a global and customized basis. Founded in 1991, Hamilton Lane has more than
190 employees and more than $171 billion in total assets under management and
supervision. For more information please visit www.hamiltonlane.com .

Website: http://www.hamiltonlane.com
Contact: Kate McGann, Prosek Partners, +1-212-279-3115, ext. 249,
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