Hamilton Lane Acquires Shott Capital Management

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Lane, a leading global private equity asset management firm, announced today that it has acquired Shott Capital Management (SCM). Shott Capital Management provides private equity and distribution management services for institutional investors, including major public and private pension plans, foundations, endowments, and other financial institutions. The firm has offices in San Francisco and Boston.

With the acquisition, Hamilton Lane will continue to provide investment services to SCM's institutional private equity clients. The acquisition of SCM will also allow Hamilton Lane to assist actively with the management, processing and disposition of newly-public portfolio company securities, thereby providing more sophisticated stock distribution management as an ancillary offering to its clients. 

"We are excited by the opportunity not only to acquire new talent and additional capabilities, but also to provide high-quality private equity management to new clients," said Hamilton Lane CEO Mario Giannini. "The addition of Shott Capital Management's robust distribution management capabilities complements our portfolio monitoring and reporting services, and is a natural extension of our current product offering. This newly combined platform will benefit both our new and existing clients and further enhance the Hamilton Lane client experience."

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.

About Shott Capital Management
Shott Capital Management is a registered investment advisor focused on providing investment management solutions to private equity investors. Shott Capital Management has managed in-kind stock distributions since 1991 and private equity fund investments since 1997.

SOURCE Hamilton Lane



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