Singapore Becomes the Firm’s Fifth Office in APAC, Bolstering Long-Standing Commitment to the Region
SINGAPORE, Oct. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading private markets investment management firm Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE) today announced it has expanded its presence in Asia Pacific (APAC), opening its fifth office in the region, in Singapore.
“The APAC region continues to represent an area of meaningful strategic importance for the firm's growth, both in terms of our client base and our investment activities,” said Juan Delgado-Moreira, who is Vice Chairman and Head of Asia, based in Hong Kong, the firm’s APAC headquarters. “We’ve been active in this region for more than 16 years, and are excited to be formally establishing a presence in Singapore.”
As part of the expansion, Xiaying Zhang has been appointed head of the office and will lead the firm’s efforts in servicing its growing client base across South East Asia. She will be joined in Singapore by Jensen Tam, who will lead Relationship Management efforts in the region. On the investment side, the firm plans to hire two investment professionals in the near-term who will work directly with Mingchen Xia and Collwyn Tan, Co-Heads of Asia Investments in Hong Kong.
Delgado-Moreira said: “This expansion enables us to be closer to many of our fund and direct investments, as well as to our valued clients. Xiaying brings a strong understanding of the local market dynamics and opportunities.”
In addition to Zhang’s new role as head of the Singapore office, she will continue to lead business development efforts across South East Asia. Singapore becomes the firm’s fifth global office to be led by a woman.
Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 2016, Zhang was an Associate Director with BNP Paribas' Global Markets Institutional Solutions Sales team. She began her career as an analyst at BNP Paribas' Equity and Commodities Structuring Group.
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 29 years, the firm currently employs over 400 professionals operating in offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. Hamilton Lane has approximately $516 billion in assets under management and supervision, composed of approximately $68 billion in discretionary assets and over $447 billion in advisory assets, as of June 30, 2020. 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 www.hamiltonlane.com or follow Hamilton Lane on Twitter: @hamilton_lane.
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