3i Vet Waller Joins Hamilton Lane In London

Jan 24 2013 | 12:50pm ET

Hamilton Lane is expanding its presence in Europe, appointing Paul Waller to the newly-created role of partner in its London office.

Waller, who recently retired from 3i, will focus on client development and marketing for the $171 billion Pennsylvania-based private equity fund.

Waller brings “a wealth of investment knowledge” and a broad network throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America, according to a press release announcing his appointment. At 3i, he served as a managing partner of the firm, responsible for investor relations and fund-raising. He also  served as co-chair of the firm’s investment committee. Waller will continue to hold various board seats and other advisory roles while working with Hamilton Lane in a part-time capacity.

Said Hamilton Lane CIO Erik Hirsch in a statement: “Paul’s deep knowledge and experience across the private equity industry will be an asset as we continue to expand further our presence and relationships around the world. He fits our firm culture and aligns with our philosophy of providing solutions and service to our partners. We are pleased to welcome him to our team.”

Hamilton Lane provides discretionary and non-discretionary private equity asset management services to investors worldwide from offices throughout the U.S., London, Hong Kong, Rio de Janeiro, Tel Aviv, Tokyo and Singapore.

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