Hamilton Lane files for IPO

Hamilton Lane, an alternative investment management firm, has filed an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold and its pricing terms have yet to be set. Hamilton Lane plans on listing the stock on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “HLNE.” J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley will serve as the lead underwriters.

PRESS RELEASE

Bala Cynwyd, Penn. – Feb. 1, 2017 – Hamilton Lane Incorporated (“Hamilton Lane”) today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) for a proposed initial public offering of its Class A common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined.

Hamilton Lane will apply to list its Class A common stock on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol “HLNE”. J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley will act as joint book-running managers for the proposed offering. Goldman, Sachs & Co. will act as lead co-manager and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods and Wells Fargo Securities will act as co-managers. The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained, when available, from:

J. P. Morgan Securities LLC
c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood, New York 11717
Attn: Prospectus Group
Telephone: (866) 803-9204

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
180 Varick Street, Second Floor
New York, New York 10014
Attn: Prospectus Department

A registration statement on Form S-1 relating to the proposed initial public offering of Class A common stock of Hamilton Lane has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Hamilton Lane
Hamilton Lane is an affiliate of Hamilton Lane Advisors, L.L.C., a leading independent alternative investment management firm providing innovative private markets solutions to sophisticated investors around the world. Dedicated to private markets investing for 25 years, the firm currently employs more than 285 professionals operating in offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. With more than $314 billion in total assets under management and supervisionas of September 30, 2016, Hamilton Lane offers a full range of investment products and services that enable clients to participate in the private markets asset class on a global and customized basis.