Partnership Represents Hamilton Lane Products First Available in Tokenized Form in the U.S.
new yoke When Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, October 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Securitize, a leading digital asset brokerage, and Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE), a leading global private markets investment firm, today announced a partnership to expand investor access to Hamilton Lane funds through tokenization announced.
Through this partnership, eligible US-based investors will have easier access to three different Hamilton Lane funds available through a new tokenized feeder fund. The component funds will provide direct equity, private credit and secondary trading exposure and will be tokenized by Securitize’s digital transfer agency managed by Securitize Capital, Securitize’s digital asset management arm, to broker-dealer Securitize Markets. available for investment. Q4 2022.
“Hamilton Lane offers some of the best private market products available, but historically they have been restricted to institutional investors. is now able to participate in private equity value creation in a digitally native way for the first time.” Carlos Domingo, CEO of Securitize. “We are very excited to be at the beginning of the process of giving individual investors access to opportunities similar to university endowments and sovereign wealth funds.”
Victor JungHamilton Lane’s Head of Digital Assets commented: The use of blockchain technology increases ease of use and transparency while contributing to the strong return and performance opportunities created within the private market space for new investors. “
These new tokenized funds highlight Hamilton Lane’s commitment to facilitating access to private markets through the use of blockchain, and mark the convergence of four key trends.
- Private market alternative investments have historically outperformed public markets.
number of private companies earning more than $100 million There are approximately 95,000 public companies worldwide with revenues in this range compared to 10,000 public companies.Larger Private Market Opportunity Set, US IPO Market Slows Significantly, and the consistent outperformance of private markets have attracted the interest of a growing number of retail investors. The majority of his private equity funds have outperformed their public market counterparts in his 19 out of the last 20 years, according to Hamilton Lane data.
- Retail investors are seeking access to better investment opportunities.
With inflation above 8%, The S&P 500 is in the red year-over-year, over- $500 billion Wealth is transferred between generations each year, Investors need meaningful returns to generate wealth. Investors are more interested in and open to alternative, digitally native investments than ever before.
- Investment firm growth will increasingly be driven by individual investors.
Private equity investing has historically been the most accessible to institutional and ultra-high net worth investors and the least accessible to individual investors. Blockchain technology enables greater access to retail investors.More than 10% of his American households are accredited investors, and about $75 trillion in wealth. As private market investments become more accessible to retail investors, Morgan Stanley expects total assets under management to increase 3 trillion dollars for the next three years.
- Technological and structural changes have given retail investors access to products previously available to institutional investors.
Historically, retail investors have faced multiple hurdles in gaining access to private markets. Today, there are structures available that offer lower investment minimums, remove the cumbersome traditional capital call process, enable liquidity options, and offer easier tax reporting.At the same time, blockchain technology. advances to digitize paper processes, provide more creative structures, and enable fractional ownership through tokenization, all in compliance with U.S. law, for easier access to private market opportunities. became.
Securitize is the world’s leading platform for tokenizing and accessing securitized financial instruments, enabling companies to raise capital and investors to access digital asset security opportunities never before possible. increase. Securitize’s end-to-end solution enables private companies to participate and manage shareholders, raise capital, and unlock potential liquidity, while also allowing investors to access private company equity and tokenized shares. Funds will be made accessible in accordance with securities laws. With more than 1.2 million investors and 3,000 companies already connected, Securitize is comprised of Securitize, Inc, its subsidiaries Securitize, LLC and Pacific Stock Transfer (both SEC registered transfer agents), Securitize Capital, LLC , Securitize Markets, LLC, an SEC-registered brokerage firm. -Registered Broker-Dealer, Member Finla When SIPC, and the operator of the company’s alternative trading system).Click here for details http://www.securitize.io.
About Hamilton Lane
Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE) is one of the world’s largest private markets investment firms, providing innovative solutions to institutional and private wealth investors around the world. Dedicated to investing in private markets for 30 years, the company now employs more than 530 of his professionals in offices around the world. North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the middle eastHamilton Lane has $832 billion Assets under management and supervision consisting of $108 billion Discretionary assets and above $724 billion advisory assets, currently June 30, 2022Hamilton Lane specializes in building flexible investment programs that provide clients with access to the full spectrum of private market strategies, sectors and geographies. For more information, see: www.hamiltonlane.com Or follow Hamilton Lane on LinkedIn. https://www.linkedin.com/company/hamilton-lane/.
Investing in private markets is speculative, is considered high risk, including the possibility of investment loss, and may not be suitable for all shareholders. Private investments are generally an illiquid asset class. Shareholders cannot sell their funds when they want without facing potentially large losses. Any discussion of liquidity is purely speculative. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
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