Hamilton Lane raises $435m

The alternative investment management firm smashes target for third strategic opportunities fund.

Hamilton Lane Strategic Opportunities 2017 Fund has held a final close at $435 million, surpassing its original target of $250 million. The fund makes credit investments with consistent cash yield.

The fund’s investor base consists of pension funds ­— such as the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County Employees Pension Plan — foundations, insurance companies and high net worth individuals.

Hamilton Lane’s 2016 strategic opportunities fund held a final close at $210 million in June 2016.