Scala Fund Advisory advised Hamilton Lane on an oversubscribed U.S. and European large buyout mandate

Scala Fund Advisory advised Hamilton Lane on raising more than $110 million for the second U.S. and European large buyout mandate. The mandate will be managed by Hamilton Lane, a global private markets asset management firm, and will enable local institutions to gain access to some of the most sought after and often oversubscribed buyout funds through a tailor-made solution. The group of 13 investors consists of listed institutions, foundations and family offices. The mandate is a continuation to the first large buyout mandate of more than $70 million raised in 2017. Hamilton Lane expects to offer similar strategies in the future.

The demand for leading U.S. and European large buyout funds has remained very strong. These types of funds have historically exhibited stable long-term returns and they typically form the nucleus of the alternative investment portfolio for several large pension companies and other leading global investors. Accessing these funds can prove challenging to some investors due to the typical minimum ticket sizes of $50-100 million. In addition, these funds are often oversubscribed, making it increasingly difficult for potential new investors to gain access. As one of the world’s largest private markets investors, Hamilton Lane commits capital to various types of private market funds.

“We are pleased to continue collaborating with Scala in creating unique solutions for investors looking to gain exposure to specific areas of the private markets. We appreciate the local access and knowledge the Scala team possesses. We look forward to continuing this long-term partnership,” says David Planvig, Principal at Hamilton Lane.

For further information, please contact:
– Jerome Bouix, Managing Partner, Scala Fund Advisory, email:, tel.: +46 731 461 132
– Kimmo Eloranta, Partner, Scala Fund Advisory, email:, tel.: +358 40 8020 969
– Kate McGann, Manager, Public Relations, Hamilton Lane, email:, tel: +1 610 617 5841

About Scala Fund Advisory:
Scala Fund Advisory is a specialised advisory and fundraising boutique dedicated to assisting best in class private equity managers. We have offices in London, Stockholm and Helsinki. For more information, please visit

About Hamilton Lane:
Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE) is a leading alternative investment management firm providing innovative private markets solutions to sophisticated investors around the world. Dedicated to private markets investing for 26 years, the firm currently employs approximately 340 professionals operating in offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East. With approximately $424 billion in total assets under management and supervision as of December 31, 2017, 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. For more information, please visit or follow Hamilton Lane on Twitter: @hamilton_lane.

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