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Vice President, Impact Investments

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Asset Manager

Hamilton Lane is looking to expand our team to satisfy the needs of our growing client base. Hamilton Lane is built on collaboration, teamwork and integrity. Our employees pursue excellence and always strive to do the right thing. We invest in our employees, clients and partner relationships, as well as, in the technology and resources necessary to remain competitive, working in a competitive environment that inspires innovation.

As a recognized leader in providing Private Markets Solutions to clients across the globe we manage approximately $120.2 billion in discretionary assets and have oversight of an additional $782.9 in non-discretionary assets as of December 31, 2023.

Hamilton Lane’s Impact Investments team makes private equity direct and co-investments, taking both minority and majority stakes, primarily in small and mid-sized companies. They can act as lead investor, co-lead, or co-investment partner alongside new and existing general partners (GPs). The firm’s Impact Investments are size, stage & sector agnostic – it makes direct investments across geographies and strategies, including buyout, growth, late-stage venture, and real assets.

As a Vice President, Impact Investments, you will lead direct equity and co-investments with a focus on impact and sustainable investments. You will be responsible for the full life cycle of private equity – from identifying and evaluating new opportunities through monitoring and exiting investments. You will act as lead on intimate, lean deal teams to drive the investment process and will provide mentorship and guidance to mid-level and junior team members

Your Responsibilities Will Be To

  • Perform thorough financial and business due diligence to evaluate risk/reward of Impact Investment opportunities
  • Evaluate prospective investments by assessing key business drivers, risks/merits and developing cogent investment theses
  • Perform rigorous financial analyses and create complex financial models to support investment decisions
  • Prepare investment memoranda and present recommendations to investment teams and the firm’s Investment Committee
  • Monitor existing investments by analyzing and reporting on portfolio companies’ financial results
  • Develop relationships internally and externally to source new investments from the GP community and other sources
  • Keep abreast of the competitive landscape and current trends in the targeted impact and sustainability sectors
  • Represent the firm in the market by networking and speaking at private equity industry conferences and other events
  • Play a lead role on deal teams in identifying, analyzing, and closing Impact Investments

Your Background And Skills Will Include

  • 8+ years of experience, including at least 5 years in private equity direct investing experience.
  • Transaction experience in investment banking, accounting, or management/turnaround consulting.
  • Knowledge of and passion for impact andsustainable business themes, with relevant sector expertise such as technology, healthcare, renewables, etc.
  • Solid foundation of quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, complex financial modelling, company valuation analysis, critical thinking, investment acumen, business judgment, and strong communication skills.

We offer a competitive salary, annual discretionary bonus and a comprehensive benefits package which includes: Medical, Prescription, Dental, Paid Time Off, 401k plan, Life and Disability Insurances, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Stock Purchase Program, Health Club Reimbursement and Flexible Spending Accounts.

Hamilton Lane is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other classification prohibited by applicable law.

As a registered investment adviser, employees of Hamilton Lane may be subject to certain limitations on political contribution and personal investment activities.

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Please note that in the event that you are hired by Hamilton Lane, you, your spouse or any other dependent family member living in your household will need to comply with Hamilton Lane’s Personal Securities Transactions Policy and the trade pre-clearance process per Hamilton Lane’s Code of Ethics. It is your responsibility to ensure that you and your household members are able to comply with this policy. Examples of the restrictions that could be placed on your activities include, but are not limited to, a requirement to pre-clear all transactions prior to execution, the inability to transact in certain securities or classes of securities and other restrictions. A copy of our Code of Ethics is available upon request. Please note that having a personal trading account will not prohibit you from being employed by Hamilton Lane.