Contract

 

EXHIBIT 1.1
1,449,303 Shares of Class A Common Stock
Underwriting Agreement
March 11, 2019
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
As Representatives of the
several Underwriters listed
in Schedule 1 hereto


c/o J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
383 Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10179

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
200 West Street

Ladies and Gentlemen:
Hamilton Lane Incorporated, a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), proposes to issue and sell to the several underwriters listed in Schedule 1 hereto (the “Underwriters”), for whom you are acting as representatives (the “Representatives”), an aggregate of 1,399,303 shares of Class A Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share, of the Company, and Rysaffe Trustee Company (C.I.) Limited as trustee of The Oakville Number 2 Trust (the “Selling Stockholder”) proposes to sell to the several Underwriters 50,000 shares of Class A Common Stock of the Company (collectively, the “Shares”). The shares of Class A Common Stock of the Company to be outstanding after giving effect to the sale of the Shares, together with the shares of Class B Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share, of the Company (the “Class B Common Stock”) are referred to herein as the “Stock”.
In connection with the offering contemplated by this underwriting agreement (this “Agreement”), the Class A Common Stock to be sold by the Selling Stockholder is currently held directly by the Selling Stockholder.
Reference is made herein to the following documents entered into in connection with the Company’s initial public offering: (i) the Fourth Amended and Restated Limited Liability Company Agreement of Hamilton Lane Advisors, L.L.C., a Pennsylvania limited liability

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company (“Hamilton Lane”), dated March 6, 2017, by and among the Company, Hamilton Lane and the other parties named therein, as amended on February 26, 2018 and June 13, 2018 (the “Hamilton Lane LLC Agreement”), (ii) the Exchange Agreement dated March 6, 2017, by and among the Company, Hamilton Lane and the other parties named therein, as amended February 6, 2018 (the “Exchange Agreement”), (iii) the Registration Rights Agreement dated March 6, 2017, by and among the Company and the other parties named therein (the “Registration Rights Agreement”), and (iv) the Tax Receivable Agreement dated March 6, 2017, between the Company, Hamilton Lane and the other parties named therein (the “Tax Receivable Agreement” and together with this Agreement, the Hamilton Lane LLC Agreement, the Exchange Agreement and the Registration Rights Agreement, the “Transaction Documents”).
The Company and the Selling Stockholder hereby confirm their agreement with the several Underwriters concerning the purchase and sale of the Shares, as follows:
1.Registration Statement. The Company has prepared and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the rules and regulations of the Commission thereunder (collectively, the “Securities Act”), a shelf registration statement (File No. 333-227303), including a base prospectus (the “Base Prospectus”), relating to certain securities of the Company, including the Shares. Such registration statement, as amended as of the date of this Agreement, including the information, if any, deemed pursuant to Rule 430A, 430B or 430C under the Securities Act to be part of the registration statement at the time of its effectiveness (“Rule 430 Information”), is referred to herein as the “Registration Statement”; and as used herein, the term “Preliminary Prospectus” means any preliminary prospectus supplement filed with the Commission pursuant to Rule 424(a) under the Securities Act together with the Base Prospectus, and the term “Prospectus” means the prospectus supplement in the form first used (or made available upon request of purchasers pursuant to Rule 173 under the Securities Act) in connection with confirmation of sales of the Shares together with the Base Prospectus. Any reference in this Agreement to the Registration Statement, any Preliminary Prospectus or the Prospectus shall be deemed to refer to and include the documents incorporated by reference therein pursuant to Item 12 of Form S-3 under the Securities Act, as of the effective date of the Registration Statement or the date of such Preliminary Prospectus or the Prospectus, as the case may be, and any reference to “amend”, “amendment” or “supplement” with respect to the Registration Statement, any Preliminary Prospectus or the Prospectus shall be deemed to refer to and include any documents filed after such date under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules and regulations of the Commission thereunder (collectively, the “Exchange Act”) that are deemed to be incorporated by reference therein. Capitalized terms used but not defined herein shall have the meanings given to such terms in the Registration Statement and the Prospectus.
At or prior to the Applicable Time (as defined below), the Company had prepared the following information (collectively with the pricing information set forth on Annex A, the “Pricing Disclosure Package”): a Preliminary Prospectus dated March 11, 2019 and each “free-writing prospectus” (as defined pursuant to Rule 405 under the Securities Act) listed on Annex A hereto.

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“Applicable Time” means 5:45 P.M., New York City time, on March 11, 2019.
2.    Purchase of the Shares by the Underwriters. (a) The Company agrees to issue and sell 1,399,303 Shares, and the Selling Stockholder agrees to sell 50,000 Shares to the several Underwriters as provided in this Agreement, and each Underwriter, on the basis of the representations, warranties and agreements set forth herein and subject to the conditions set forth herein, agrees, severally and not jointly, to purchase at a price per share (the “Purchase Price”) of $45.65 from the Company the respective number of Shares set forth opposite such Underwriter’s name in Schedule 1 hereto and from the Selling Stockholder the respective number of Shares set forth opposite such Underwriter’s name in Schedule 1 hereto.
(a)    The Company and the Selling Stockholder understand that the Underwriters intend to make a public offering of the Shares as soon after the effectiveness of this Agreement as in the judgment of the Representatives is advisable, and initially to offer the Shares on the terms set forth in the Pricing Disclosure Package. The Company and the Selling Stockholder acknowledge and agree that the Underwriters may offer and sell Shares to or through any affiliate of an Underwriter.
(b)    Payment for the Shares shall be made by wire transfer in immediately available funds to the accounts specified by the Company and the Attorneys-in-Fact (as defined below) or any of them (with regard to payment to the Selling Stockholder), to the Representatives in the case of the Shares, at the offices of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP at 10:00 A.M., New York City time, on March 14, 2019, or at such other time or place on the same or such other date, not later than the fifth business day thereafter, as the Representatives and the Company and the Attorneys-in-Fact may agree upon in writing. The time and date of such payment for the Shares is referred to herein as the “Closing Date”.
Payment for the Shares to be purchased on the Closing Date shall be made against delivery to the Representatives for the respective accounts of the several Underwriters of the Shares to be purchased on such date with any transfer taxes payable in connection with the sale of such Shares duly paid by the Company and the Selling Stockholder, as applicable. Delivery of the Shares shall be made through the facilities of The Depository Trust Company (“DTC”) unless the Representatives shall otherwise instruct. The Shares shall be delivered to the Underwriters, through the facilities of DTC, in book-entry form in such names and in such denominations as the Underwriters shall specify no later than the second Business Day preceding the time at which such payment and delivery is made.
(c)    Each of the Company and the Selling Stockholder acknowledges and agrees that the Underwriters are acting solely in the capacity of an arm’s length contractual counterparty to the Company and the Selling Stockholder with respect to the offering of Shares contemplated hereby (including in connection with determining the terms of the offering) and not as a financial advisor or a fiduciary to, or an agent of, the Company, the Selling Stockholder or any other person. Additionally, neither the Representatives nor any other Underwriters are advising the Company, the Selling Stockholder or any other person as to any legal, tax, investment, accounting or regulatory

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matters in any jurisdiction. The Company and the Selling Stockholder shall consult with their own advisors concerning such matters and shall be responsible for making its own independent investigation and appraisal of the transactions contemplated hereby, and the Underwriters shall have no responsibility or liability to the Company or the Selling Stockholder with respect thereto. Any review by the Underwriters of the Company, the transactions contemplated hereby or other matters relating to such transactions will be performed solely for the benefit of the Underwriters and shall not be on behalf of the Company or the Selling Stockholder.
3.    Representations and Warranties of the Company and Hamilton Lane. Each of the Company and Hamilton Lane jointly and severally represents and warrants to each Underwriter and the Selling Stockholder that:
(a)    Preliminary Prospectus. No order preventing or suspending the use of any Preliminary Prospectus has been issued by the Commission, and each Preliminary Prospectus included in the Pricing Disclosure Package, at the time of filing thereof, complied in all material respects with the Securities Act, and no Preliminary Prospectus, at the time of filing thereof, contained any untrue statement of a material fact or omitted to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading; provided that neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane makes any representation or warranty with respect to any statements or omissions made in reliance upon and in conformity with information relating to any Underwriter furnished to the Company and Hamilton Lane in writing by such Underwriter through the Representatives expressly for use in any Preliminary Prospectus, it being understood and agreed that the only such information furnished by any Underwriter consists of the information described as such in Section 9(c) hereof.
(b)    Pricing Disclosure Package. The Pricing Disclosure Package as of the Applicable Time did not, and as of the Closing Date will not, contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading; provided that neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane makes any representation or warranty with respect to any statements or omissions made in reliance upon and in conformity with information relating to any Underwriter furnished to the Company and Hamilton Lane in writing by such Underwriter through the Representatives expressly for use in such Pricing Disclosure Package, it being understood and agreed that the only such information furnished by any Underwriter consists of the information described as such in Section 9(c) hereof.
(c)    Issuer Free Writing Prospectus. Other than the Registration Statement, the Preliminary Prospectus and the Prospectus, neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane (including their respective agents and representatives, other than the Underwriters in their capacity as such) has prepared, made, used, authorized, approved or referred to and will not prepare, make, use, authorize, approve or refer to any “written communication” (as defined in Rule 405 under the Securities Act) that constitutes an offer to sell or

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solicitation of an offer to buy the Shares (each such communication by the Company or Hamilton Lane or their respective agents and representatives (other than a communication referred to in clause (i) below) an “Issuer Free Writing Prospectus”) other than (i) any document not constituting a prospectus pursuant to Section 2(a)(10)(a) of the Securities Act or Rule 134 under the Securities Act or (ii) the documents listed on Annex A hereto, each electronic road show and any other written communications approved in writing in advance by the Representatives. Each such Issuer Free Writing Prospectus complies in all material respects with the Securities Act, has been or will be (within the time period specified in Rule 433) filed in accordance with the Securities Act (to the extent required thereby) and except as expressly stated therein does not conflict with the information contained in the Registration Statement or the Pricing Disclosure Package, and, when taken together with the Preliminary Prospectus accompanying, or delivered prior to delivery of, such Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, did not, and as of the Closing Date will not, contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading; provided that neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane makes any representation or warranty with respect to any statements or omissions made in each such Issuer Free Writing Prospectus or Preliminary Prospectus in reliance upon and in conformity with information relating to any Underwriter furnished to the Company and Hamilton Lane in writing by such Underwriter through the Representatives expressly for use in such Issuer Free Writing Prospectus or Preliminary Prospectus, it being understood and agreed that the only such information furnished by any Underwriter consists of the information described as such in Section ‎‎9(c) hereof.
(d)    Emerging Growth Company. From the time of initial confidential submission of the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-215846) to the Commission (or, if earlier, the first date on which the Company engaged directly or through any person authorized to act on its behalf in any Testing-the-Waters Communication) through the date hereof, the Company has been and is an “emerging growth company”, as defined in Section 2(a) of the Securities Act (an “Emerging Growth Company”). “Testing-the-Waters Communication” means any oral or written communication with potential investors undertaken in reliance on Section 5(d) of the Securities Act.
(e)    Testing-the-Waters Materials. Neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane (i) has alone engaged in any Testing-the-Waters Communications other than Testing-the-Waters Communications with the consent of the Representatives with entities that are qualified institutional buyers within the meaning of Rule 144A under the Securities Act or institutions that are accredited investors within the meaning of Rule 501 under the Securities Act or (ii) has authorized anyone other than the Representatives to engage in Testing-the-Waters Communications. Neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane has distributed or approved for distribution any Written Testing-the-Waters Communications other than those listed on Annex B hereto. “Written Testing-the-Waters Communication” means any Testing-the-Waters Communication that is a written communication within the meaning of Rule 405 under the Securities Act. Any individual Written Testing-the-

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Waters Communication does not conflict with the information contained in the Registration Statement or the Pricing Disclosure Package, complied in all material respects with the Securities Act, and when taken together with the Pricing Disclosure Package as of the Applicable Time, did not, and as of the Closing Date will not, contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading.
(f)    Registration Statement and Prospectus. The Registration Statement was filed with the Commission on September 12, 2018 as an “automatic shelf registration statement” as defined under Rule 405 of the Securities Act, and the Company has not received from the Commission any notice of objection pursuant to Rule 401(g)(2) under the Securities Act. No order suspending the effectiveness of the Registration Statement has been issued by the Commission, and no proceeding for that purpose or pursuant to Section 8A of the Securities Act against the Company or related to the offering of the Shares has been initiated or, to the knowledge of the Company or Hamilton Lane, threatened by the Commission; as of the applicable effective date of the Registration Statement and any post-effective amendment thereto, the Registration Statement and any such post-effective amendment complied and will comply in all material respects with the Securities Act, and did not and will not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact required to be stated therein or necessary in order to make the statements therein not misleading; and as of the date of the Prospectus and any amendment or supplement thereto and as of the Closing Date the Prospectus, will not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading; provided that neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane makes any representation or warranty with respect to any statements or omissions made in reliance upon and in conformity with information relating to any Underwriter furnished to the Company and Hamilton Lane in writing by such Underwriter through the Representatives expressly for use in the Registration Statement and the Prospectus and any amendment or supplement thereto, it being understood and agreed that the only such information furnished by any Underwriter consists of the information described as such in Section ‎‎9(c) hereof.
(g)    Incorporated Documents. The documents incorporated by reference in the Registration Statement, the Prospectus and the Pricing Disclosure Package, when they were filed with the Commission conformed in all material respects to the requirements of the Exchange Act, and none of such documents contained any untrue statement of a material fact or omitted to state a material fact necessary to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading and any further documents so filed and incorporated by reference in the Registration Statement, the Prospectus or the Pricing Disclosure Package, when such documents are filed with the Commission will conform in all material respects to the requirements of the Exchange Act and will not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material

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fact necessary to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading.
(h)    Financial Statements. The financial statements (including the related notes thereto) of the Company and Hamilton Lane and their consolidated subsidiaries included or incorporated by reference in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus comply in all material respects with the applicable requirements of the Securities Act and the Exchange Act, as applicable, and present fairly in all material respects the financial position of the Company and Hamilton Lane and their consolidated subsidiaries as of the dates indicated and the results of their operations and the changes in their cash flows for the periods specified; such financial statements have been prepared in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) in the United States applied on a consistent basis throughout the periods covered thereby, and any supporting schedules included or incorporated by reference in the Registration Statement present fairly in all material respects the information required to be stated therein; the other financial information included or incorporated by reference in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus has been derived from the accounting records of the Company and Hamilton Lane and their consolidated subsidiaries and presents fairly in all material respects the information shown thereby.
(i)    No Material Adverse Change. Since the date of the most recent financial statements of the Company included or incorporated by reference in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, (i) there has not been any change in the capital stock (other than the issuance of shares of Stock upon exercise of stock options and warrants described as outstanding in, and the grant of options and awards under existing equity incentive plans described or incorporated by reference in, the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus), short-term debt or long-term debt of the Company and Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries, or any dividend or distribution of any kind declared, set aside for payment, paid or made by the Company or Hamilton Lane on any class of capital stock or membership interests, as applicable (other than quarterly tax distributions made by Hamilton Lane in the ordinary course of business), or any material adverse change, or any development involving a prospective material adverse change, in or affecting the business, properties, management, financial position, stockholders’ equity or results of operations of the Company and Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries taken as a whole; (ii) neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane nor any of their subsidiaries has entered into any transaction or agreement (whether or not in the ordinary course of business) that is material to the Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries taken as a whole or incurred any liability or obligation, direct or contingent, that is material to the Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries taken as a whole; and (iii) neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane nor any of their subsidiaries has sustained any loss or interference with its business that is material to the Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries taken as a whole and that is either from fire, explosion, flood or other calamity, whether or not covered by insurance, or from any labor disturbance or dispute

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or any action, order or decree of any court or arbitrator or governmental or regulatory authority, except in the case of each of the foregoing clauses (i), (ii) or (iii) as otherwise disclosed in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus.
(j)    Organization and Good Standing. The Company and Hamilton Lane have each been duly organized and are validly existing and in good standing under the laws of their respective jurisdictions of organization, are duly qualified to do business and are in good standing in each jurisdiction in which their respective ownership or lease of property or the conduct of their respective businesses requires such qualification, and have all power and authority necessary to own or hold their respective properties and to conduct the businesses in which they are engaged, except where the failure to be so qualified or in good standing or have such power or authority would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a material adverse effect on the business, properties, management, financial position, stockholders’ equity or results of operations of the Company and Hamilton Lane and each of their subsidiaries taken as a whole or on the performance by the Company and Hamilton Lane of their respective obligations under the Transaction Documents (as defined below) (a “Material Adverse Effect”). Hamilton Lane is the only significant subsidiary of the Company.
(k)    Capitalization. All the outstanding shares of capital stock of the Company (including the Shares to be sold by the Selling Stockholder) and membership interests of Hamilton Lane have been duly and validly authorized and issued and are fully paid and non-assessable and are not subject to any pre-emptive or similar rights; except as described in or expressly contemplated by the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, there are no outstanding rights (including, without limitation, pre-emptive rights), warrants or options to acquire, or instruments convertible into or exchangeable for, any shares of capital stock or other equity interest in the Company or any of its subsidiaries or membership interests of Hamilton Lane, or any contract, commitment, agreement, understanding or arrangement of any kind relating to the issuance of any capital stock of the Company or any such subsidiary or membership interests of Hamilton Lane, any such convertible or exchangeable securities or any such rights, warrants or options; the capital stock of the Company and the membership interests of Hamilton Lane conform in all material respects to the description thereof contained in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus; and all the outstanding membership interests of Hamilton Lane that are owned, directly or indirectly, by the Company have been duly and validly authorized and issued, are fully paid and non-assessable (except, in the case of any foreign subsidiary, for directors’ qualifying shares and except as otherwise described in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus), and are owned free and clear of any lien, charge, encumbrance, security interest, restriction on voting or transfer or any other claim of any third party.
(l)    Stock Options. With respect to the stock options (the “Stock Options”) granted pursuant to the stock-based compensation plans of the Company, each as

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described or incorporated by reference in the Pricing Disclosure Package and Prospectus (the “Company Stock Plans”), (i) each Stock Option intended to qualify as an “incentive stock option” under Section 422 of the Code so qualifies, (ii) each grant of a Stock Option was duly authorized no later than the date on which the grant of such Stock Option was by its terms to be effective (the “Grant Date”) by all necessary corporate action, including, as applicable, approval by the board of directors of the Company or Hamilton Lane (or a duly constituted and authorized committee thereof) and any required stockholder approval by the necessary number of votes or written consents, and the award agreement governing such grant (if any) was duly executed and delivered by each party thereto, (iii) each such grant was made in accordance with the terms of the Company Stock Plans, the Exchange Act and all other applicable laws and regulatory rules or requirements, including the rules of the Nasdaq Stock Market (the “Exchange”) and any other exchange on which Company securities are traded, and (iv) each such grant was properly accounted for in accordance with GAAP in the financial statements (including the related notes) of the Company and disclosed in its filings with the Commission in accordance with the Exchange Act and all other applicable law, except, in the case of each of the foregoing clauses (i) through (iv), as would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. The Company has not knowingly granted, and there is no and has been no policy or practice of the Company of granting, Stock Options prior to, or otherwise coordinating the grant of Stock Options with, the release or other public announcement of material information regarding the Company or Hamilton Lane or their respective subsidiaries or their respective results of operations or prospects.
(m)    Due Authorization. Each of the Company and Hamilton Lane have full right, power and authority to execute and deliver this Agreement and to perform its obligations hereunder; and all action required to be taken for the due and proper authorization, execution and delivery by it of this Agreement and the consummation by it of the transactions contemplated hereby has been duly and validly taken.
(n)    Underwriting Agreement. This Agreement has been duly authorized, executed and delivered by each of the Company and Hamilton Lane.
(o)    The Shares. The Shares to be issued and sold by the Company hereunder have been duly authorized by the Company and, when issued and delivered and paid for as provided herein, will be duly and validly issued, will be fully paid and nonassessable and will conform to the descriptions thereof in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus; and the issuance of the Shares is not subject to any preemptive or similar rights.
(p)    Other Transaction Documents. Each of the Hamilton Lane LLC Agreement, the Exchange Agreement, the Registration Rights Agreement and the Tax Receivable Agreement has been duly authorized, executed and delivered by each of the Company and Hamilton Lane to the extent each is a party thereto and constitute valid and legally binding agreements of the Company and Hamilton Lane, as applicable, enforceable against the Company and Hamilton Lane, as applicable, in accordance with

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their terms, except as enforceability may be limited by applicable bankruptcy, insolvency or similar laws affecting the enforcement of creditors’ rights generally or by equitable principles relating to enforceability.
(q)    Descriptions of the Transaction Documents. Each Transaction Document conforms in all material respects to the description thereof contained in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus.
(r)    No Violation or Default. Neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane nor any of their respective subsidiaries is (i) in violation of its charter or by-laws or similar organizational documents; (ii) in default, and no event has occurred that, with notice or lapse of time or both, would constitute such a default, in the due performance or observance of any term, covenant or condition contained in any indenture, mortgage, deed of trust, loan agreement or other agreement or instrument to which the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries is a party or by which the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries is bound or to which any property or asset of the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries is subject; or (iii) in violation of any law or statute or any judgment, order, rule or regulation of any court or arbitrator or governmental or regulatory authority having jurisdiction over the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries, except, in the case of clauses (ii) and (iii) above, for any such default or violation that would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
(s)    No Conflicts. The execution and delivery by the Company and Hamilton Lane of this Agreement, the performance by the Company and Hamilton Lane of each of the Transaction Documents to which it is a party, the issuance and sale of the Shares by the Company, and the consummation by the Company and Hamilton Lane, as applicable, of the transactions contemplated by the Transaction Documents or the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus will not (i) conflict with or result in a breach or violation of any of the terms or provisions of, or constitute a default under, result in the termination, modification or acceleration of, or result in the creation or imposition of any lien, charge or encumbrance upon any property, right or asset of the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries pursuant to, any indenture, mortgage, deed of trust, loan agreement or other agreement or instrument to which the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries is a party or by which the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries is bound or to which any property, right or asset of the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries is subject, (ii) result in any violation of the provisions of the charter or by-laws or similar organizational documents of the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries or (iii) result in the violation of any law or statute or any judgment, order, rule or regulation of any court or arbitrator or governmental or regulatory authority, except, in the case of clauses (i) and (iii) above, for any such conflict, breach, violation, default, lien, charge or encumbrance that would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

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(t)    No Consents Required. No consent, approval, authorization, order, license, registration or qualification of or with any court or arbitrator or governmental or regulatory authority is required for the execution and delivery of this Agreement and the performance by the Company and Hamilton Lane of each of the Transaction Documents to which it is a party, the issuance and sale of the Shares by the Company and the consummation of the transactions contemplated by the Transaction Documents, in each case to the extent such transactions are to be performed or consummated in connection with the offering contemplated by this Agreement, except for the registration of the Shares under the Securities Act and such consents, approvals, authorizations, orders and registrations or qualifications as may be required by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”), the Exchange or under applicable state or foreign securities laws in connection with the purchase and distribution of the Shares by the Underwriters.
(u)    Legal Proceedings. There are no legal, governmental or regulatory investigations, actions, demands, claims, suits, arbitrations, inquiries or proceedings (“Actions”) pending to which the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries is or may be a party or to which any property of the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries is or may be the subject that, individually or in the aggregate, if determined adversely to the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries, would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; to the knowledge of the Company or Hamilton Lane, no such Actions are threatened or contemplated by any governmental or regulatory authority or threatened by others; and (i) there are no current or pending Actions that are required under the Securities Act to be described in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package or the Prospectus that are not so described in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus and (ii) there are no statutes, regulations or contracts or other documents that are required under the Securities Act to be filed as exhibits to the Registration Statement or described in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package or the Prospectus that are not so filed as exhibits to the Registration Statement or described in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus.
(v)    Independent Accountants. Ernst & Young LLP, who have certified certain financial statements of the Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries, is an independent registered public accounting firm with respect to the Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries within the applicable rules and regulations adopted by the Commission and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (United States) and as required by the Securities Act.
(w)    Title to Real and Personal Property. The Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries have good and marketable title in fee simple to, or have valid rights to lease or otherwise use, all items of real and personal property that are material to the respective businesses of the Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries, in each case free and clear of all liens, encumbrances, claims and defects and imperfections of title except those that (i) do not materially interfere with the use made and proposed to be made of such property by the Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries or (ii)

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would not reasonably be expected, individually or in the aggregate, to have a Material Adverse Effect.
(x)    Intellectual Property. The Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries own or possess adequate rights to use all patents, patent applications, trademarks, service marks, trade names, trademark registrations, service mark registrations, domain names, copyrights and copyrightable works, trade secrets, and other unpatented and/or unpatentable proprietary or confidential information and all other worldwide intellectual property, industrial property and proprietary rights (collectively, “Intellectual Property”) used in the conduct of their respective businesses as now operated, except where the failure to own or possess such rights would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. The Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries have not received any written notice of any claim relating to conduct of their respective businesses infringing, misappropriating or otherwise violating any material Intellectual Property of any person. To the knowledge of the Company and Hamilton Lane, the Intellectual Property of the Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries is not being infringed, misappropriated or otherwise violated by any person in any material respect.
(y)    No Undisclosed Relationships. No relationship, direct or indirect, exists between or among the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries, on the one hand, and the directors, officers, stockholders, customers, suppliers or other affiliates of the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries, on the other, that is required by the Securities Act to be described in each of the Registration Statement and the Prospectus and that is not so described in such documents and in the Pricing Disclosure Package.
(z)    Investment Company Act. Neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane is, nor after giving effect to the offering and sale of the Shares and the application of the proceeds thereof received by the Company as described in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, will be required to register as an “investment company” or an entity “controlled” by an “investment company” within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and the rules and regulations of the Commission thereunder (collectively, the “Investment Company Act”).
(aa)    Investment Advisers Act. Each of the Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries (i) that is required to be in compliance with, or registered, licensed or qualified pursuant to, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder (the “Advisers Act”), the Investment Company Act, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, or the U.K. Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, is in compliance with, or registered, licensed or qualified pursuant to, such laws, rules and regulations (and such registration, license or qualification is in full force and effect), to the extent applicable, except as disclosed in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus or where the failure to be in such compliance or

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so registered, licensed or qualified would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; or (ii) that is required to be registered, licensed or qualified as a broker-dealer or as a commodity trading advisor, a commodity pool operator or a futures commission merchant or any or all of the foregoing, as applicable, is so registered, licensed or qualified in each jurisdiction where the conduct of its business requires such registration, license or qualification (and such registration, license or qualification is in full force and effect), and is in compliance with all applicable laws requiring any such registration, licensing or qualification, except as disclosed in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus or where the failure to be so registered, licensed, qualified or in compliance would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
(bb)    Investment Advisory Agreements. Each of the investment advisory agreements to which the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries is a party is a valid and legally binding obligation of the parties thereto and in compliance with the Investment Advisers Act, except for any failure or failures to be valid, binding or in compliance that, individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; none of the Company or Hamilton Lane or their respective subsidiaries or affiliates is in breach or violation of or in default under any such agreement, which breach, violation or default, individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; and to the knowledge of the Company and Hamilton Lane, there is no pending or threatened termination of any such agreement that, individually or in the aggregate, would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
(cc)    No Assignment. Consummation of the transactions contemplated by the Transaction Documents to be performed in connection with the offering contemplated by this Agreement has not constituted and will not constitute an “assignment” within the meaning of such term under the Investment Company Act or the Advisers Act of any of the management or investment advisory contracts to which the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries is a party.
(dd)    Taxes.  The Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries have paid all federal, state, local and foreign taxes and filed all tax returns required to be paid or filed through the date hereof, except for any taxes which are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and for which adequate reserves have been provided in accordance with GAAP, or where the failure to pay or file would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; and except as otherwise disclosed in each of the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, there is no known tax deficiency that has been, or would reasonably be expected to be, asserted against the Company or Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries or any of their respective properties or assets. Hamilton Lane is properly classified as a partnership for U.S. federal income tax purposes.

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(ee)    Licenses and Permits. The Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries possess all licenses, sub-licenses, certificates, permits and other authorizations issued by, and have made all declarations and filings with, the appropriate federal, state, local or foreign governmental or regulatory authorities that are necessary for the ownership or lease of their respective properties or the conduct of their respective businesses as described in each of the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, except where the failure to possess or make the same would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; and except as described in each of the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane nor any of their subsidiaries has received notice of any revocation or modification of any such license, sub-license, certificate, permit or authorization or has any reason to believe that any such license, sub-license, certificate, permit or authorization will not be renewed in the ordinary course.
(ff)    No Labor Disputes. No labor disturbance by or dispute with employees of the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries exists or, to the knowledge of the Company and Hamilton Lane, is contemplated or threatened, and the Company and Hamilton Lane are not aware of any existing or imminent labor disturbance by, or dispute with, the employees of any of its or Hamilton Lane’s or any of their subsidiaries’ principal suppliers, contractors or customers, except as would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. Neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane nor any of their subsidiaries has received any notice of cancellation or termination with respect to any collective bargaining agreement to which it is a party.
(gg)    Certain Environmental Matters. The Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries (i) are, and at all prior times were, in compliance with all applicable federal, state, local and foreign laws (including common law), rules and regulations relating to pollution or the protection of human health or safety, the environment, hazardous or toxic substances or wastes, pollutants or contaminants (collectively, “Environmental Laws”); (ii) have received and are in compliance with all permits, licenses, certificates or other authorizations or approvals required of them under any Environmental Laws to conduct their respective businesses; and (iii) have not received notice of any actual or potential liability or obligation under or relating to, or any actual or potential violation of, any Environmental Laws, and there are no costs or liabilities associated with Environmental Laws of or relating to the Company or Hamilton Lane or their subsidiaries, except in the case of each of clauses (i), (ii) and (iii) above, for any such matter as would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. There is no proceeding that is pending, or that is known by the Company or Hamilton Lane to be contemplated, against the Company or Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries under any Environmental Laws in which a governmental entity is also a party, other than such proceeding regarding which it is reasonably believed no monetary sanctions of $100,000 or more will be imposed, and the Company and Hamilton Lane are not aware of any facts or issues regarding compliance with Environmental Laws, or liabilities or other obligations under Environmental Laws or

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concerning hazardous or toxic substances or wastes, pollutants or contaminants, that could reasonably be expected to have a material effect on the capital expenditures, earnings or competitive position of the Company and Hamilton Lane, and none of the Company or Hamilton Lane anticipates material capital expenditures relating to any Environmental Laws.
(hh)    Compliance with ERISA. (i) Each employee benefit plan, within the meaning of Section 3(3) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (“ERISA”), for which the Company or any member of its “Controlled Group” (defined as any entity, whether or not incorporated, that is under common control with the Company within the meaning of Section 4001(a)(14) of ERISA or any entity that would be regarded as a single employer with the Company under Section 414(b),(c),(m) or (o) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”)) would have any liability (each, a “Plan”) has been maintained in compliance with its terms and the requirements of any applicable statutes, orders, rules and regulations, including but not limited to ERISA and the Code; (ii) no prohibited transaction, within the meaning of Section 406 of ERISA or Section 4975 of the Code, has occurred with respect to any Plan, excluding transactions effected pursuant to a statutory or administrative exemption; (iii) for each Plan that is subject to the funding rules of Section 412 of the Code or Section 302 of ERISA, no Plan has failed (whether or not waived), or is reasonably expected to fail, to satisfy the minimum funding standards (within the meaning of Section 302 of ERISA or Section 412 of the Code) applicable to such Plan; (iv) no Plan is, or is reasonably expected to be, in “at risk status” (within the meaning of Section 303(i) of ERISA) and no Plan that is a “multiemployer plan” within the meaning of Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA is in “endangered status” or “critical status” (within the meaning of Sections 304 and 305 of ERISA) (v) no “reportable event” (within the meaning of Section 4043(c) of ERISA and the regulations promulgated thereunder) has occurred or is reasonably expected to occur; (vi) each Plan that is intended to be qualified under Section 401(a) of the Code is so qualified, and nothing has occurred, whether by action or by failure to act, which would cause the loss of such qualification; (vii) neither the Company nor any member of the Controlled Group has incurred, nor reasonably expects to incur, any liability under Title IV of ERISA (other than contributions to the Plan or premiums to the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation, in the ordinary course and without default) in respect of a Plan (including a “multiemployer plan” within the meaning of Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA); and (viii) none of the following events has occurred or is reasonably likely to occur: (A) a material increase in the aggregate amount of contributions required to be made to all Plans by the Company or its Controlled Group affiliates in the current fiscal year of the Company and its Controlled Group affiliates compared to the amount of such contributions made in the Company’s and its Controlled Group affiliates’ most recently completed fiscal year; or (B) a material increase in the Company and Hamilton Lane’s and their subsidiaries’ “accumulated post-retirement benefit obligations” (within the meaning of Accounting Standards Codification Topic 715-60) compared to the amount of such obligations in the Company and Hamilton Lane’s and their subsidiaries’ most recently completed fiscal year, except in each case with respect to the events or conditions set forth in (i) through (viii) hereof, as would not,

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individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
(ii)    Disclosure Controls. The Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries maintain an effective system of “disclosure controls and procedures” (as defined in Rule 13a-15(e) of the Exchange Act) that complies with the requirements of the Exchange Act and that has been designed to ensure that information required to be disclosed by the Company in reports that it files or submits under the Exchange Act is recorded, processed, summarized and reported within the time periods specified in the Commission’s rules and forms, including controls and procedures designed to ensure that such information is accumulated and communicated to the Company’s management as appropriate to allow timely decisions regarding required disclosure. The Company and its subsidiaries have carried out evaluations of the effectiveness of their disclosure controls and procedures as required by Rule 13a-15 of the Exchange Act.
(jj)    Accounting Controls. Except as disclosed in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, the Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries maintain systems of “internal control over financial reporting” (as defined in Rule 13a-15(f) of the Exchange Act) that comply with the requirements of the Exchange Act and have been designed by, or under the supervision of, their respective principal executive and principal financial officers, or persons performing similar functions, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with GAAP. Except as disclosed in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus under the heading “Risk Factors”, the Company and Hamilton Lane maintain internal accounting controls sufficient to provide reasonable assurance that (i) transactions are executed in accordance with management’s general or specific authorizations; (ii) transactions are recorded as necessary to permit preparation of financial statements in conformity with GAAP and to maintain asset accountability; (iii) access to assets is permitted only in accordance with management’s general or specific authorization; (iv) the recorded accountability for assets is compared with the existing assets at reasonable intervals and appropriate action is taken with respect to any differences; and (v) interactive data in eXtensible Business Reporting Language included or incorporated by reference in the Registration Statement, the Prospectus and the Pricing Disclosure Package fairly presents the information called for in all material respects and is prepared in accordance with the Commission’s rules and guidelines applicable thereto. Based on the Company’s most recent evaluation of its internal controls over financial reporting pursuant to Rule 13a-15(c) of the Exchange Act, except as disclosed in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, there are no material weaknesses in the Company’s and Hamilton Lane’s internal controls. The Company’s and Hamilton Lane’s auditors and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company and the Board of Directors of Hamilton Lane have each been advised of: (i) all significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal controls over financial reporting which have adversely affected or are reasonably likely to adversely affect the Company’s or Hamilton Lane’s ability to

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record, process, summarize and report financial information; and (ii) any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in the Company’s or Hamilton Lane’s internal controls over financial reporting.
(kk)    Insurance. The Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries have insurance covering their respective properties, operations, personnel and businesses, including business interruption insurance, which insurance is in amounts and insures against such losses and risks as are adequate and customary for the businesses in which they are engaged; and neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane nor any of their subsidiaries has (i) received notice from any insurer or agent of such insurer that capital improvements or other expenditures are required or necessary to be made in order to continue such insurance or (ii) any reason to believe that it will not be able to renew its existing insurance coverage as and when such coverage expires or to obtain similar coverage at reasonable cost from similar insurers as may be necessary to continue its business.
(ll)    No Unlawful Payments. Neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane nor any of their subsidiaries, nor to the knowledge of the Company any affiliate, director, officer or employee of the Company or Hamilton Lane or their subsidiaries nor any agent or other person associated with or acting on behalf of the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries (i) has used, or will use, any corporate funds for any unlawful contribution, gift, entertainment or other unlawful expense relating to political activity; (ii) has made or taken, or will make or take, an act in furtherance of an offer, promise or authorization of any direct or indirect unlawful payment or benefit to any foreign or domestic government official or employee, including of any government-owned or controlled entity or of a public international organization, or any person acting in an official capacity for or on behalf of any of the foregoing, or any political party or party official or candidate for political office; (iii) has violated, is in violation of, or will violate any provision of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, as amended, or any applicable law or regulation implementing the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions, or committed an offence under the Bribery Act 2010 of the United Kingdom, or any other applicable anti-bribery or anti-corruption law; or (iv) has made, offered, agreed, requested or taken, or will make, offer, agree, request or take, an act in furtherance of any unlawful bribe or other unlawful benefit, including, without limitation, any rebate, payoff, influence payment, kickback or other unlawful or improper payment or benefit. The Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries and affiliates have conducted their business in compliance with applicable anti-corruption laws and have instituted, maintain and enforce, and will continue to maintain and enforce policies and procedures designed to promote and ensure compliance with all applicable anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws and with the representation and warranty contained herein. Neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane, nor any of their subsidiaries will use, directly or indirectly, the proceeds of the offering in furtherance of an offer, payment, promise to pay, or authorization of the payment or giving of money, or anything else of value, to any person in violation of any applicable anti-corruption laws.

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(mm)    Compliance with Anti-Money Laundering Laws. The operations of the Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries are and have been conducted at all times in compliance in all material respects with applicable financial recordkeeping and reporting requirements, including those of the Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act of 1970, as amended, the applicable money laundering statutes of all jurisdictions where the Company or Hamilton Lane or their subsidiaries conduct business, the rules and regulations thereunder and any related or similar rules, regulations or guidelines, issued, administered or enforced by any governmental agency (collectively, the “Anti-Money Laundering Laws”), and no action, suit or proceeding by or before any court or governmental agency, authority or body or any arbitrator involving the Company or Hamilton Lane or their subsidiaries with respect to the Anti-Money Laundering Laws is pending or, to the knowledge of the Company, threatened.
(nn)    No Conflicts with Sanctions Laws. Neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane nor any of their subsidiaries, nor, to the knowledge of the Company or Hamilton Lane any of their respective directors, officers or affiliates or any agent or other person associated with or acting on behalf of the Company or Hamilton Lane or their subsidiaries is, or is owned or controlled by one or more persons that is, (i) currently the subject or the target of any sanctions administered or enforced by the U.S. government (including, without limitation, the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (“OFAC”) or the U.S. Department of State and including, without limitation, the designation as a “specially designated national” or “blocked person”), the United Nations Security Council (“UNSC”), the European Union, Her Majesty’s Treasury (“HMT”) or other relevant sanctions authority (collectively, “Sanctions”), nor (ii) located, organized or resident in a country or territory that is the subject or target of Sanctions, including, without limitation, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria and Crimea (each, a “Sanctioned Country”); and the Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries will not directly or indirectly use the proceeds of the offering of the Shares hereunder, or lend, contribute or otherwise make available such proceeds to any subsidiary, joint venture partner or other person or entity (i) to fund or facilitate any activities of or business with any person that, at the time of such funding or facilitation, is the subject or target of Sanctions, (ii) to fund or facilitate any activities of or business in any Sanctioned Country or (iii) in any other manner that will result in a violation by any person (including any person participating in the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, whether as underwriter, advisor, investor or otherwise) of Sanctions. For the past five years, the Company and Hamilton Lane and their subsidiaries have not knowingly engaged in and are not now knowingly engaged in any dealings or transactions with any person that at the time of the dealing or transaction is or was the subject or the target of Sanctions or with any Sanctioned Country.
(oo)    No Restrictions on Subsidiaries. Except as disclosed in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, no subsidiary of the Company is currently prohibited, directly or indirectly, under any agreement or other instrument to which it is a party or is subject, from paying any dividends to the Company, from making any other distribution on such subsidiary’s capital stock or

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similar ownership interest, from repaying to the Company any loans or advances to such subsidiary from the Company or from transferring any of such subsidiary’s properties or assets to the Company or Hamilton Lane or any other subsidiary of the Company or Hamilton Lane.
(pp)    No Broker’s Fees. Neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane nor any of their subsidiaries is a party to any contract, agreement or understanding with any person (other than this Agreement) that would give rise to a valid claim against any of them or any Underwriter for a brokerage commission, finder’s fee or like payment in connection with the offering and sale of the Shares.
(qq)    No Registration Rights. Except as incorporated by reference in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus from the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018 (the “2018 Form 10-K”) under the heading “Related-Party Transactions—Registration Rights Agreement”, no person has the right to require the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their subsidiaries to register any securities for sale under the Securities Act by reason of the filing of the Registration Statement with the Commission, the issuance and sale of the Shares by the Company or, to the knowledge of the Company, the sale of the Shares to be sold by the Selling Stockholder hereunder.
(rr)    No Stabilization. Neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane has taken, directly or indirectly, any action designed to or that could reasonably be expected to cause or result in any stabilization or manipulation of the price of the Shares.
(ss)    Margin Rules. Neither the issuance, sale and delivery of the Shares nor the application of the proceeds thereof by the Company as described in each of the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus will violate Regulation T, U or X of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System or any other regulation of such Board of Governors.
(tt)    Forward-Looking Statements. No forward-looking statement (within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act) included or incorporated by reference in any of the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package or the Prospectus has been made or reaffirmed without a reasonable basis or has been disclosed other than in good faith.
(uu)    Statistical and Market Data. Nothing has come to the attention of the Company or Hamilton Lane that has caused the Company or Hamilton Lane to believe that the statistical and market-related data included or incorporated by reference in each of the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus is not based on or derived from sources that are reliable and accurate in all material respects.
(vv)    Sarbanes-Oxley Act. There is and has been no failure on the part of the Company or Hamilton Lane or, to the knowledge of the Company or Hamilton

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Lane, any of the Company’s or Hamilton Lane’s respective directors or officers, in their capacities as such, to comply with any provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, as amended, and the rules and regulations promulgated in connection therewith (the “Sarbanes-Oxley Act”), including Section 402 related to loans and Sections 302 and 906 related to certifications, to the extent compliance is required as of the date of this Agreement.
(ww)    Status under the Securities Act. At the time of filing the Registration Statement and any post-effective amendment thereto, at the earliest time thereafter that the Company or any offering participant made a bona fide offer (within the meaning of Rule 164(h)(2) under the Securities Act) of the Shares and at the date hereof, the Company was not and is not an “ineligible issuer,” and is a well-known seasoned issuer, in each case as defined in Rule 405 under the Securities Act. The Company has paid the registration fee for this offering pursuant to the applicable rules under the Securities Act or will pay such fee within the time period required by such rule (without giving effect to the proviso therein) and in any event prior to the Closing Date.
(xx)    No Ratings. Except for with respect to the description of the debt securities incorporated by reference in the Registration Statement, Pricing Disclosure Package and Prospectus from the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended December 31, 2018 under the heading “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations—Liquidity and Capital Resources—Term Loan and Revolving Credit Facility”, there are (and prior to the Closing Date, will be) no debt securities or preferred stock issued or guaranteed by the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their respective subsidiaries that are rated by a “nationally recognized statistical rating organization”, as such term is defined in Section 3(a)(62) under the Exchange Act.
(yy)    Accurate Disclosure. The statements in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus under the captions: “Risk factors—Risks Related to Our Organizational Structure and This Offering” and “Description of Common Stock” and those incorporated by reference from the 2018 Form 10-K under the heading “Related-Party Transactions”, insofar as such statements summarize legal matters, agreements, documents or proceedings discussed therein, are accurate and fair summaries in all material respects of such legal matters, agreements, documents or proceedings and present information required to be shown therein pursuant to the rules and regulations of the Commission. The statements included in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus under the caption: “Material U.S. federal tax considerations for non-U.S. holders of Class A common stock”, insofar as they purport to describe provisions of U.S. federal tax laws or legal conclusions with respect thereto, fairly and accurately summarize the matters referred to therein in all material respects.
(zz)    Cybersecurity; Data Protection. The Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their respective subsidiaries’ information technology assets and equipment,

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computers, systems, networks, hardware, software, websites, applications, and databases (collectively, “IT Systems”) are adequate for, and operate and perform in all material respects as required in connection with the operation of the business of the Company, Hamilton Lane and any of their respective subsidiaries as currently conducted, free and clear of all material bugs, errors, defects, Trojan horses, time bombs, malware and other corruptants. The Company, Hamilton Lane and their respective subsidiaries have implemented and maintained commercially reasonable controls, policies, procedures, and safeguards to maintain and protect their material confidential information and the integrity, continuous operation, redundancy and security of all IT Systems and data (including all personal, personally identifiable, sensitive, confidential or regulated data (“Personal Data”)) used in connection with their businesses, and there have been no breaches, violations, outages or unauthorized uses of or accesses to same, except for those that have been remedied without material cost or liability or the duty to notify any other person, nor any incidents under internal review or investigations relating to the same. The Company, Hamilton Lane and their respective subsidiaries are presently in material compliance with all applicable laws or statutes and all judgments, orders, rules and regulations of any court or arbitrator or governmental or regulatory authority, internal policies and contractual obligations relating to the privacy and security of IT Systems and Personal Data and to the protection of such IT Systems and Personal Data from unauthorized use, access, misappropriation or modification.
4.    Representations and Warranties of the Selling Stockholder. The Selling Stockholder represents and warrants to each Underwriter, the Company and Hamilton Lane that:
(a)    Required Consents; Authority. All consents, approvals, authorizations and orders necessary for the execution and delivery by the Selling Stockholder of this Agreement and the Power of Attorney (the “Power of Attorney”) hereinafter referred to, and for the sale and delivery of the Shares to be sold by the Selling Stockholder hereunder, have been obtained; and the Selling Stockholder has full right, power and authority to enter into this Agreement and the Power of Attorney and to sell, assign, transfer and deliver the Shares to be sold by the Selling Stockholder hereunder; this Agreement and the Power of Attorney have each been duly authorized, executed and delivered by the Selling Stockholder.
(b)    No Conflicts. The execution, delivery and performance by the Selling Stockholder of this Agreement and the Power of Attorney, the sale of the Shares to be sold by the Selling Stockholder and the consummation by the Selling Stockholder of the transactions contemplated herein or therein will not (i) conflict with or result in a breach or violation of any of the terms or provisions of, or constitute a default under, result in the termination, modification or acceleration of, or result in the creation or imposition of any lien, charge or encumbrance upon any property, right or asset of the Selling Stockholder pursuant to, any indenture, mortgage, deed of trust, loan agreement or other agreement or instrument to which the Selling Stockholder is a party or by which the Selling Stockholder is bound or to which any of the property, right or asset of the Selling Stockholder is subject, (ii) if applicable, result in any violation of the provisions of the

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charter or by-laws or similar organizational documents of the Selling Stockholder or (iii) result in the violation of any law or statute or any judgment, order, rule or regulation of any court or arbitrator or governmental or regulatory authority to which the Selling Stockholder is subject, except, in the case of clauses (i) and (iii) above, for any such conflict, breach, violation, default, lien, charge or encumbrance that would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to materially impair the ability of the Selling Stockholder to consummate the transactions contemplated by this Agreement.
(c)    Title to Shares. The Selling Stockholder has good and valid title to the Shares to be sold at the Closing Date by the Selling Stockholder hereunder, free and clear of all liens, encumbrances, equities or adverse claims; the Selling Stockholder will have, immediately prior to the Closing Date, good and valid title to the Shares to be sold at the Closing Date by the Selling Stockholder, free and clear of all liens, encumbrances, equities or adverse claims; and, upon delivery of the certificates representing such Shares and payment therefor pursuant hereto, good and valid title to such Shares, free and clear of all liens, encumbrances, equities or adverse claims, will pass to the several Underwriters.
(d)    No Stabilization. The Selling Stockholder has not taken and will not take, directly or indirectly, any action designed to or that could reasonably be expected to cause or result in any stabilization or manipulation of the price of the Shares.
(e)    Pricing Disclosure Package. The Pricing Disclosure Package, at the Applicable Time did not, and as of the Closing Date will not, contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading; provided that this representation under this Section 4(e) shall only apply to any untrue statement of a material fact or omission to state a material fact made in reliance upon and in conformity with any Selling Stockholder Information (as defined below). Each Underwriter, the Company, Hamilton Lane and the Selling Stockholder agree that “Selling Stockholder Information” consists solely of the information furnished by or on behalf of the Selling Stockholder in writing expressly for use in connection with the offering, which solely consists of (A) the name of the Selling Stockholder, (B) the number of shares of Stock owned by the Selling Stockholder prior to the completion of this offering, (C) the information set forth in the applicable footnote relating to the Selling Stockholder under the beneficial ownership table, and (D) the number of Shares to be offered by the Selling Stockholder, in each case as set forth under the caption “Principal and Selling Stockholders”, in each of the Pricing Disclosure Package (including any Pricing Disclosure Package that is subsequently amended), the Registration Statement and the Prospectus (or any amendment or supplement thereto).
(f)    Issuer Free Writing Prospectus and Written Testing-the-Waters Communication. Other than the Registration Statement, the Preliminary Prospectus and the Prospectus, the Selling Stockholder (including its agents and representatives, other than the Underwriters in their capacity as such) has not prepared, made, used, authorized,

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approved or referred to and will not prepare, make, use, authorize, approve or refer to any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus or Written Testing-the-Waters Communication, other than (i) any document not constituting a prospectus pursuant to Section 2(a)(10)(a) of the Securities Act or Rule 134 under the Securities Act or (ii) the documents listed on Annex A hereto, each electronic road show and any other written communications approved in writing in advance by the Company and the Representative.
(g)    Registration Statement and Prospectus. As of the applicable effective date of the Registration Statement and any post-effective amendment thereto, the Registration Statement and any such post-effective amendment complied and will comply in all material respects with the Securities Act, and did not and will not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact required to be stated therein or necessary in order to make the statements therein not misleading; and as of the date of the Prospectus and any amendment or supplement thereto and as of the Closing Date, the Prospectus will not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading; provided that the representations under this Section 4(g) shall only apply to any untrue statement of a material fact or omission to state a material fact made in reliance upon and in conformity with any Selling Stockholder Information.
(h)    Material Information. As of the date hereof and as of the Closing Date, the sale of the Shares by the Selling Stockholder is not prompted by any material information concerning the Company which is not set forth in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package or the Prospectus.
(i)    No Unlawful Payments. Neither the Selling Stockholder nor any of its subsidiaries, nor any director, officer or employee of the Selling Stockholder or any of its subsidiaries nor, to the knowledge of the Selling Stockholder, any agent, affiliate or other person associated with or acting on behalf of the Selling Stockholder or any of its subsidiaries (i) has used, or will use, any corporate funds for any unlawful contribution, gift, entertainment or other unlawful expense relating to political activity; (ii) has made or taken, or will make or take, an act in furtherance of an offer, promise or authorization of any direct or indirect unlawful payment or benefit to any foreign or domestic government official or employee, including of any government-owned or controlled entity or of a public international organization, or any person acting in an official capacity for or on behalf of any of the foregoing, or any political party or party official or candidate for political office; (iii) has violated, is in violation of, or will violate any provision of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, as amended, or any applicable law or regulation implementing the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions, or committed an offence under the Bribery Act 2010 of the United Kingdom, or any other applicable anti-bribery or anti-corruption law; or (iv) has made, offered, agreed, requested or taken, or will make, offer, agree, request or take, an act in furtherance of any unlawful bribe or other unlawful benefit, including, without limitation, any rebate, payoff, influence payment, kickback or other unlawful or

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improper payment or benefit. The Selling Stockholder and its subsidiaries, if any, have conducted their business in compliance with applicable anti-corruption laws and have instituted, maintain and enforce, and will continue to maintain and enforce policies and procedures designed to promote and ensure compliance with all applicable anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws and with the representation and warranty contained herein.
(j)    Compliance with Anti-Money Laundering Laws. To the extent applicable, the operations of the Selling Stockholder and its subsidiaries, if any, are and have been conducted at all times in compliance in all material respects with applicable financial recordkeeping and reporting requirements, including those of the Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act of 1970, as amended, the applicable money laundering statutes of all jurisdictions where the Selling Stockholder or any of its subsidiaries conducts business, the rules and regulations thereunder and any related or similar rules, regulations or guidelines, issued, administered or enforced by any governmental agency (collectively, the “Selling Stockholder Anti-Money Laundering Laws”), and no action, suit or proceeding by or before any court or governmental agency, authority or body or any arbitrator involving the Selling Stockholder or any of its subsidiaries with respect to the Selling Stockholder Anti-Money Laundering Laws is pending or, to the knowledge of the Selling Stockholder, threatened.
(k)    No Conflicts with Sanctions Laws. Neither the Selling Stockholder nor any of its subsidiaries, directors, officers or employees, nor, to the knowledge of the Selling Stockholder, any agent, affiliate or other person associated with or acting on behalf of the Selling Stockholder or any of its subsidiaries is, or is owned or controlled by one or more persons that is, (i) currently the subject or the target of any Sanctions, nor (ii) located, organized or resident in a Sanctioned Country; and the Selling Stockholder and its subsidiaries, if any, will not directly or indirectly use the proceeds of the offering of the Shares hereunder, or lend, contribute or otherwise make available such proceeds to any subsidiary, joint venture partner or other person or entity (i) to fund or facilitate any activities of or business with any person that, at the time of such funding or facilitation, is the subject or target of Sanctions, (ii) to fund or facilitate any activities of or business in any Sanctioned Country or (iii) in any other manner that will result in a violation by any person (including any person participating in the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, whether as underwriter, advisor, investor or otherwise) of Sanctions. For the past five years, the Selling Stockholder and its subsidiaries have not knowingly engaged in, are not now knowingly engaged in and will not engage in any dealings or transactions with any person that at the time of the dealing or transaction is or was the subject or the target of Sanctions or with any Sanctioned Country.
(l)    Organization and Good Standing. The Selling Stockholder has, if applicable, been duly organized and is validly existing and in good standing under the laws of its respective jurisdictions of organization, is duly qualified to do business and is in good standing in each jurisdiction in which its respective ownership or lease of property or the conduct of their respective businesses requires such qualification, and has all power and authority necessary to own or hold its respective properties and to conduct

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the businesses in which it is engaged, except where the failure to be so qualified or in good standing or have such power or authority would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
(m)    Fiduciary Rule. The Selling Stockholder represents and warrants that it is not (1) an employee benefit plan subject to Title I of ERISA, (2) a plan or account subject to Section 4975 of the Code or (3) an entity deemed to hold “plan assets” of any such plan or account under Section 3(42) of ERISA, 29 C.F.R. 2510.3-101, or otherwise.
(n)    Indebtedness. (i) None of the Selling Stockholder’s material outstanding indebtedness has become repayable before its respective maturity, nor has any security in respect of such indebtedness become enforceable by reason of default by the Selling Stockholder and no event has occurred or is pending which, with the lapse of time or the fulfillment of any condition or the giving of notice or the compliance with any other formality, may result in any such indebtedness becoming so repayable or any such security becoming enforceable and (ii) no person to whom any such indebtedness of the Selling Stockholder which is repayable on demand is owed has demanded or, to the best of the knowledge and belief of the Selling Stockholder, threatened to demand repayment of, or to take steps to enforce any security for, the same.
(o)    Private and Commercial Acts. The Selling Stockholder is subject to civil and commercial law with respect to its obligations under this Agreement and the execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement by it constitutes private and commercial acts rather than public or governmental acts. It does not have immunity (sovereign or otherwise) from set-off, the jurisdiction of any court or any legal process in any court (whether through service of notice, attachment prior to judgment, attachment in aid of execution, execution or otherwise).
(p)    Stamp Taxes. Except for any net income, capital gains or franchise taxes imposed on the Underwriters by the Selling Stockholder’s jurisdiction or the United States or any political subdivision or taxing authority thereof or therein as a result of any present or former connection (other than any connection resulting from the transactions contemplated by this Agreement) between the Underwriters and the jurisdiction imposing such tax, no stamp duties or other issuance or transfer taxes are payable by or on behalf of the Underwriters in the Selling Stockholder’s jurisdiction or the United States or any political subdivision or taxing authority thereof solely in connection with (A) the execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement, (B) the delivery of the Shares by the Selling Stockholder in the manner contemplated by this Agreement and the Prospectus or (C) the sale and delivery by the Underwriters of the Shares held the Selling Stockholder as contemplated herein and in the Prospectus.
(q)    Currency. To the extent any payment is to be made by the Selling Stockholder pursuant to this Agreement, the Selling Stockholder has access, subject to the laws of its jurisdiction, to the internal currency market in such jurisdiction and, to the extent necessary, valid agreements with commercial banks in such jurisdiction for

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purchasing U.S. dollars to make payments of amounts which may be payable under this Agreement.
(r)    Delivery of Shares. The Selling Stockholder has duly executed and delivered a Power of Attorney, in the form heretofore furnished to you, appointing the person or persons specified therein, and each of them, as the Selling Stockholder’s Attorneys-in-fact (the “Attorneys-in-Fact” or any one of them the “Attorney-in Fact”) with authority to execute and deliver this Agreement on behalf of the Selling Stockholder, to determine the purchase price to be paid by the Underwriters to the Selling Stockholder as provided herein, to authorize the delivery of the Shares to be sold by the Selling Stockholder and otherwise to act on behalf of the Selling Stockholder in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement.
The Selling Stockholder specifically agrees that the appointment by the Selling Stockholder of the Attorneys-in-Fact by the Power of Attorney, are to that extent irrevocable. The Selling Stockholder specifically agrees that the obligations of the Selling Stockholder hereunder shall not be terminated by operation of law, whether by the death or incapacity of any executor or trustee or the termination of such estate or trust, or by the occurrence of any other event. If any such executor or trustee should die or become incapacitated, or if any such estate or trust should be terminated, or if any other such event should occur, before the delivery of the Shares hereunder, certificates representing such Shares shall be delivered by or on behalf of the Selling Stockholder in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, and actions taken by the Attorneys-in-Fact pursuant to the Power of Attorney shall be as valid as if such death, incapacity, termination, dissolution or other event had not occurred, regardless of whether or not the Attorneys-in-Fact shall have received notice of such death, incapacity, termination, dissolution or other event.
5.    Further Agreements of the Company and Hamilton Lane. The Company and Hamilton Lane jointly and severally covenant and agree with each Underwriter that:
(a)    Required Filings. The Company will file the final Prospectus with the Commission within the time periods specified by Rule 424(b) and Rule 430A, 430B or 430C under the Securities Act, will file any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus to the extent required by Rule 433 under the Securities Act; and the Company will file promptly all reports and any definitive proxy or information statements required to be filed by the Company with the Commission pursuant to Section 13(a), 13(c), 14 or 15(d) of the Exchange Act subsequent to the date of the Prospectus and for so long as the delivery of a prospectus is required in connection with the offering or sale of the Shares; and the Company will furnish copies of the Prospectus and each Issuer Free Writing Prospectus (to the extent not previously delivered) to the Underwriters in New York City prior to 10:00 A.M., New York City time, on the business day next succeeding the date of this Agreement in such quantities as the Representatives may reasonably request. The Company will pay the registration fee relating to the Shares as set forth in Rule 456(b)(1)

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under the Securities Act (without giving effect to the proviso therein) and in any event prior to the Closing Date.
(b)    Delivery of Copies. Upon request, the Company will deliver, without charge, (i) to the Representatives, three signed copies of the Registration Statement as originally filed and each amendment thereto, in each case including all exhibits and consents filed therewith and documents incorporated by reference therein; and (ii) to each Underwriter (A) a conformed copy of the Registration Statement as originally filed and each amendment thereto (without exhibits) and (B) during the Prospectus Delivery Period (as defined below), as many copies of the Prospectus (including all amendments and supplements thereto and documents incorporated by reference therein and each Issuer Free Writing Prospectus) as the Representatives may reasonably request. As used herein, the term “Prospectus Delivery Period” means such period of time after the first date of the public offering of the Shares as in the opinion of counsel for the Underwriters a prospectus relating to the Shares is required by law to be delivered (or required to be delivered but for Rule 172 under the Securities Act) in connection with sales of the Shares by any Underwriter or dealer.
(c)    Amendments or Supplements, Issuer Free Writing Prospectuses. Before preparing, using, authorizing, approving, referring to or filing any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, and before filing any amendment or supplement to the Registration Statement or the Prospectus, the Company will furnish to the Representatives and counsel for the Underwriters a copy of the proposed Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, amendment or supplement for review and will not prepare, use, authorize, approve, refer to or file any such Issuer Free Writing Prospectus or file any such proposed amendment or supplement to which the Representatives reasonably object.
(d)    Notice to the Representatives. The Company will advise the Representatives promptly, and confirm such advice in writing, (i) when any amendment to the Registration Statement has been filed or becomes effective; (ii) when any supplement to the Prospectus, any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus or any Written Testing-the-Waters Communication or any amendment to the Prospectus has been filed or distributed; (iii) of any request by the Commission for any amendment to the Registration Statement or any amendment or supplement to the Prospectus or the receipt of any comments from the Commission relating to the Registration Statement or any other request by the Commission for any additional information including, but not limited to, any request for information concerning any Testing-the-Waters Communication; (iv) of the issuance by the Commission or any other governmental or regulatory authority of any order suspending the effectiveness of the Registration Statement or preventing or suspending the use of any Preliminary Prospectus, any of the Pricing Disclosure Package, the Prospectus or any Written Testing-the-Waters Communication or the initiation or threatening of any proceeding for that purpose or pursuant to Section 8A of the Securities Act; (v) of the occurrence of any event or development within the Prospectus Delivery Period as a result of which the Prospectus, any of the Pricing Disclosure Package, any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus or any Written Testing-the-Waters Communication as then

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amended or supplemented would include any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances existing when the Prospectus, the Pricing Disclosure Package, any such Issuer Free Writing Prospectus or any Written Testing-the-Waters Communication is delivered to a purchaser, not misleading; (vi) of the receipt by the Company of any notice of objection of the Commission pursuant to Rule 401(g)(2) under the Securities Act; and (vii) of the receipt by the Company of any notice with respect to any suspension of the qualification of the Shares for offer and sale in any jurisdiction or the initiation or threatening of any proceeding for such purpose; and the Company will use its reasonable best efforts to prevent the issuance of any such order suspending the effectiveness of the Registration Statement, preventing or suspending the use of any Preliminary Prospectus, any of the Pricing Disclosure Package or the Prospectus or any Written Testing-the-Waters Communication or suspending any such qualification of the Shares and, if any such order is issued, to obtain as soon as possible the withdrawal thereof.
(e)    Ongoing Compliance. (1) If during the Prospectus Delivery Period (i) any event or development shall occur or condition shall exist as a result of which the Prospectus as then amended or supplemented would include any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state any material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances existing when the Prospectus is delivered to a purchaser, not misleading or (ii) it is necessary to amend or supplement the Prospectus to comply with law, the Company will promptly notify the Underwriters thereof and forthwith prepare and, subject to paragraph (c) above, file with the Commission and furnish to the Underwriters and to such dealers as the Representatives may designate such amendments or supplements to the Prospectus as may be necessary so that the statements in the Prospectus as so amended or supplemented will not, in the light of the circumstances existing when the Prospectus is delivered to a purchaser, be misleading or so that the Prospectus will comply with law and (2) if at any time prior to the Closing Date (i) any event or development shall occur or condition shall exist as a result of which the Pricing Disclosure Package as then amended or supplemented would include any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state any material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances existing when the Pricing Disclosure Package is delivered to a purchaser, not misleading or (ii) it is necessary to amend or supplement the Pricing Disclosure Package to comply with law, the Company will promptly notify the Underwriters thereof and forthwith prepare and, subject to paragraph (c) above, file with the Commission (to the extent required) and furnish to the Underwriters and to such dealers as the Representatives may designate, such amendments or supplements to the Pricing Disclosure Package as may be necessary so that the statements in the Pricing Disclosure Package as so amended or supplemented will not, in the light of the circumstances existing when the Pricing Disclosure Package is delivered to a purchaser, be misleading or so that the Pricing Disclosure Package will comply with law.
(f)    Blue Sky Compliance. The Company will qualify the Shares for offer and sale under the securities or Blue Sky laws of such jurisdictions as the Representatives

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shall reasonably request and will continue such qualifications in effect so long as required for distribution of the Shares; provided that neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane shall be required to (i) qualify as a foreign corporation or other entity or as a dealer in securities in any such jurisdiction where it would not otherwise be required to so qualify, (ii) file any general consent to service of process in any such jurisdiction or (iii) subject itself to taxation in any such jurisdiction if it is not otherwise so subject.
(g)    Earnings Statement. The Company will make generally available to its security holders and the Representatives as soon as practicable an earnings statement that satisfies the provisions of Section 11(a) of the Securities Act and Rule 158 of the Commission promulgated thereunder covering a period of at least twelve months beginning with the first fiscal quarter of the Company occurring after the “effective date” (as defined in Rule 158) of the Registration Statement, it being understood and agreed that such earnings statement shall be deemed to have been made available by the Company if the Company is in compliance with its reporting obligations pursuant to the Exchange Act, if such compliance satisfies the conditions of Rule 158 and if such earnings statement is made available on the Commission’s Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval system (“EDGAR”).
(h)    Clear Market. For a period of 90 days after the date of the Prospectus, each of the Company and Hamilton Lane will not (i) offer, pledge, sell, contract to sell, sell any option or contract to purchase, purchase any option or contract to sell, grant any option, right or warrant to purchase, or otherwise transfer or dispose of, directly or indirectly, or file with the Commission a registration statement under the Securities Act relating to, any shares of Stock or any securities convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for Stock, or publicly disclose the intention to make any offer, sale, pledge, disposition or filing, or (ii) enter into any swap or other agreement that transfers, in whole or in part, any of the economic consequences of ownership of the Stock or any such other securities, or any membership interest in Hamilton Lane, whether any such transaction described in clause (i) or (ii) above is to be settled by delivery of Stock or such other securities, in cash or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the Representatives, other than (A) the Shares to be sold hereunder, (B) the issuance of Stock by the Company and the transfer of units by Hamilton Lane pursuant to the Exchange Agreement, provided that the recipients of such Stock or units pursuant to this clause (B) agree to be bound in writing by an agreement of the same duration and terms as provided in this section and provided, further, that no filing by any party (donor, donee, transferor or transferee) under the Exchange Act or other public announcement shall be required or shall be made voluntarily in connection with such transfer or distribution (other than a filing on (i) a Form 4 or Schedule 13D filed in connection with (x) the sale of Shares under this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby or (y) an increase in shares of Stock or any securities convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for Stock held by the undersigned, in each case, as required by applicable law, or (ii) a Form 5, Schedule 13D or Schedule 13G, in each case, in accordance with applicable law, and made after the expiration of the restricted period referred to above), (C) any shares of Stock of the Company issued upon the exercise of options granted under Company Stock

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Plans, provided that if the recipient of any such shares of Stock has previously delivered a “lock-up” agreement to the Representatives substantially in the form of Exhibit A hereto, such shares of Stock will be subject to the terms of such lock-up, (D) the issuance by the Company of shares of Class A Common Stock, options to purchase shares of Class A Common Stock, or other equity awards pursuant to Company Stock Plans or the Company’s Employee Share Purchase Plan, (E) the filing by the Company of a registration statement on Form S-8 or a successor form thereto relating to Company Stock Plans, or (F) the sale or issuance or entry into an agreement to sell or issue shares of Class A Common Stock in connection with the Company’s acquisition of one or more businesses, products or technologies (whether by means of merger, stock purchase, asset purchase or otherwise) or in connection with joint ventures, commercial relationships or other strategic transactions; provided that the aggregate number of shares of Class A Common Stock that the Company may sell or issue or agree to sell or issue pursuant to this clause (F) shall not exceed 10% of the total number of shares of Common Stock issued and outstanding immediately following the completion of the transactions contemplated in the Agreement, provided, further, that the recipients of such shares of Common Stock pursuant to this clause (F) agree to be bound in writing by an agreement of the same duration and terms as provided in this section.
(i)    Use of Proceeds. The Company will apply the net proceeds from the sale of the Shares as described in each of the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus under the heading “Use of proceeds”.
(j)    No Stabilization. Neither the Company nor Hamilton Lane will take, directly or indirectly, any action designed to or that could reasonably be expected to cause or result in any stabilization or manipulation of the price of the Stock.
(k)    Exchange Listing. The Company will use its reasonable best efforts to list, subject to notice of issuance, the Shares on the Exchange.
(l)    Reports. Until the third anniversary of the date hereof, the Company will furnish to the Representatives, as soon as they are available, copies of all reports or other communications (financial or other) furnished to holders of the Shares, and copies of any reports and financial statements furnished to or filed with the Commission or any national securities exchange or automatic quotation system; provided the Company will be deemed to have furnished such reports and financial statements to the Representatives to the extent they are filed on EDGAR.
(m)    Record Retention. The Company will, pursuant to reasonable procedures developed in good faith, retain copies of each Issuer Free Writing Prospectus that is not filed with the Commission in accordance with Rule 433 under the Securities Act.
(n)    Emerging Growth Company. The Company will promptly notify the Representatives if the Company ceases to be an Emerging Growth Company at any time prior to the later of (i) completion of the distribution of Shares within the meaning of the

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Securities Act and (ii) completion of the 90-day restricted period referred to in Section 5(h) hereof.
(o)    Certification Regarding Beneficial Owners of Legal Entity Customers. The Company will deliver to each Underwriter, on the date of execution of this Agreement, a properly completed and executed Certification Regarding Beneficial Owners of Legal Entity Customers in a form reasonably acceptable to the Underwriters, together with copies of identifying documentation, and the Company undertakes to provide such additional supporting documentation as each Underwriter may reasonably request in connection with the verification of the foregoing certification.
6.    Further Agreements of the Selling Stockholder. The Selling Stockholder covenants and agrees with each Underwriter that:
(a)    Clear Market. The Selling Stockholder has delivered a lock-up agreement substantially in the form of Exhibit A hereto.
(b)    No Stabilization. The Selling Stockholder will not take, directly or indirectly, any action designed to or that could reasonably be expected to cause or result in any stabilization or manipulation of the price of the Stock.
(c)    Tax Form. The Selling Stockholder will deliver to the Representatives prior to or at the Closing Date a properly completed and executed United States Treasury Department Form W-8BEN or W-9 (or other applicable form or statement specified by the Treasury Department regulations in lieu thereof) in order to facilitate the Underwriters’ documentation of their compliance with the applicable reporting and withholding provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended with respect to the transactions herein contemplated.
(d)    Tax Indemnity. The Selling Stockholder will indemnify and hold harmless the Underwriters against any documentary, stamp, registration or similar issuance tax, including any interest and penalties, on the creation, issue and sale of the Shares by the Selling Stockholder to the Underwriters and on the execution and delivery of this Agreement. All indemnity payments to be made by the Selling Stockholder hereunder in respect of this Section 6(d) shall be made without withholding or deduction for or on account of any present or future taxes, duties or governmental charges whatsoever of the Selling Stockholder’s jurisdiction unless the Selling Stockholder is compelled by law to deduct or withhold such taxes, duties or charges. In that event, except for any net income, capital gains or franchise taxes imposed on the Underwriters by the Selling Stockholder’s jurisdiction or the United States or any political subdivision of taxing authority thereof or therein as a result of any present or former connection (other than any connection resulting from the transactions contemplated by this Agreement) between the Underwriters and the jurisdiction imposing such withholding or deductions, the Selling Stockholder shall pay such additional amounts as may be necessary in order to ensure that the net amounts received after such withholding or deductions shall equal the amounts that would have been received if no withholding or deduction had been made.

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(e)    Use of Proceeds. The Selling Stockholder will not directly or indirectly use the proceeds of the offering of the Shares hereunder, or lend, contribute or otherwise make available such proceeds to a subsidiary, joint venture partner or other person or entity (i) to fund or facilitate any activities of or business with any person that, at the time of such funding or facilitation, is the subject of target of Sanctions, (ii) to fund or facilitate any activities of or business in any Sanctioned Country or (iii) in any other manner that will result in a violation by any person (including any person participating in the transaction, whether as underwriter, advisor, investor or otherwise) of Sanctions.
7.    Certain Agreements of the Underwriters. Each Underwriter hereby represents and agrees that:
(a)    It has not and will not use, authorize use of, refer to or participate in the planning for use of, any “free writing prospectus”, as defined in Rule 405 under the Securities Act (which term includes use of any written information furnished to the Commission by the Company and not incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement and any press release issued by the Company) other than (i) a free writing prospectus that contains no “issuer information” (as defined in Rule 433(h)(2) under the Securities Act) that was not included (including through incorporation by reference) in the Preliminary Prospectus or a previously filed Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, (ii) any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus listed on Annex A or prepared pursuant to Section 3(c) or Section 4(f) above (including any electronic road show), or (iii) any free writing prospectus prepared by such underwriter and approved by the Company in advance in writing (each such free writing prospectus referred to in clauses (i) or (iii), an “Underwriter Free Writing Prospectus”).
(b)    It has not and will not, without the prior written consent of the Company, use any free writing prospectus that contains the final terms of the Shares unless such terms have previously been included in a free writing prospectus filed with the Commission.
(c)    It is not subject to any pending proceeding under Section 8A of the Securities Act with respect to the offering (and will promptly notify the Company and the Selling Stockholder if any such proceeding against it is initiated during the Prospectus Delivery Period).
8.    Conditions of Underwriters’ Obligations. The obligation of each Underwriter to purchase the Shares on the Closing Date as provided herein is subject to the performance by the Company or Hamilton Lane, jointly and severally, and the Selling Stockholder of their respective covenants and other obligations hereunder and to the following additional conditions:
(a)    Registration Compliance; No Stop Order. No order suspending the effectiveness of the Registration Statement shall be in effect, and no proceeding for such purpose or pursuant to Section 8A under the Securities Act shall be pending before or threatened by the Commission; the Company shall not have received a notice of objection of the Commission pursuant to Rule 401(g)(2) under the Securities Act; the Prospectus

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and each Issuer Free Writing Prospectus shall have been timely filed with the Commission under the Securities Act (in the case of an Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, to the extent required by Rule 433 under the Securities Act) and in accordance with Section 5(a) hereof; and all requests by the Commission for additional information shall have been complied with to the reasonable satisfaction of the Representatives.
(b)    Representations and Warranties. The respective representations and warranties of the Company, Hamilton Lane and the Selling Stockholder contained herein shall be true and correct on the date hereof and on and as of the Closing Date; and the statements of the Company and Hamilton Lane and their respective officers and the Selling Stockholder and its officers made in any certificates delivered pursuant to this Agreement shall be true and correct on and as of the Closing Date.
(c)    No Downgrade. Subsequent to the earlier of (A) the Applicable Time and (B) the execution and delivery of this Agreement, (i) no downgrading shall have occurred in the rating accorded any debt securities or preferred stock issued or guaranteed by the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their respective subsidiaries by any “nationally recognized statistical rating organization”, as such term is defined under Section 3(a)(62) under the Exchange Act and (ii) no such organization shall have publicly announced that it has under surveillance or review, or has changed its outlook with respect to, its rating of any such debt securities or preferred stock issued or guaranteed by the Company or Hamilton Lane or any of their respective subsidiaries (other than an announcement with positive implications of a possible upgrading).
(d)    No Material Adverse Change. No event or condition of a type described in Section 3(i) hereof shall have occurred or shall exist, which event or condition is not described in the Pricing Disclosure Package (excluding any amendment or supplement thereto) and the Prospectus (excluding any amendment or supplement thereto) and the effect of which in the judgment of the Representatives makes it impracticable or inadvisable to proceed with the offering, sale or delivery of the Shares on the Closing Date on the terms and in the manner contemplated by this Agreement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus.
(e)    Officers’ Certificate. The Representatives shall have received on and as of the Closing Date (x) a certificate of the chief financial officer or chief accounting officer of the Company and one additional senior executive officer of the Company who is reasonably satisfactory to the Representatives (i) confirming that such officers have carefully reviewed the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus and, to the knowledge of such officers, the representations of the Company and Hamilton Lane set forth in Sections 3(b) and 3(f) hereof are true and correct, (ii) confirming that the other representations and warranties of the Company and Hamilton Lane in this Agreement are true and correct on and as of such date and that the Company and Hamilton Lane have complied with all agreements and satisfied all conditions on its part to be performed or satisfied hereunder at or prior to the Closing Date and (iii) to the effect set forth in paragraphs (a), (c) and (d) above and (y) a certificate of the Selling

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Stockholder, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Representatives, (A) confirming that the representations of the Selling Stockholder set forth in Sections ‎‎4(e), 4(f) and 4(g) hereof are true and correct and (A) confirming that the other representations and warranties of the Selling Stockholder in this Agreement are true and correct on and as of such date and that the Selling Stockholder has complied with all agreements and satisfied all conditions on its part to be performed or satisfied hereunder at or prior to such Closing Date.
(f)    Comfort Letters.
(A)    On the date of this Agreement and on the Closing Date Ernst & Young LLP shall have furnished to the Representatives, at the request of the Company and Hamilton Lane, letters, dated the respective dates of delivery thereof and addressed to the Underwriters, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Representatives, containing statements and information of the type customarily included in accountants’ “comfort letters” to underwriters with respect to the financial statements and certain financial information contained or incorporated by reference in each of the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus; provided, that the letter delivered on the Closing Date shall use a “cut-off” date no more than three business days prior to such Closing Date.
(B)    On the date of this Agreement and on the Closing Date the Company shall have furnished to the Representatives a certificate, dated the respective dates of delivery thereof and addressed to the Underwriters, of its chief financial officer with respect to certain financial data contained in the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, providing “management comfort” with respect to such information, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Representatives.
(g)    Opinion and 10b-5 Statement of Counsel for the Company and Hamilton Lane. Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, counsel for the Company and Hamilton Lane, shall have furnished to the Representatives, at the request of the Company, its written opinion and 10b-5 statement, dated the Closing Date and addressed to the Underwriters, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Representatives, to the effect set forth in Annex C-1 hereto.
(h)    Opinion of Counsel for the Selling Stockholder. Ogier (Guernsey) LLP, counsel for the Selling Stockholder, shall have furnished to the Representatives, at the request of the Selling Stockholder, its written opinion, dated the Closing Date and addressed to the Underwriters, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Representatives, to the effect set forth in Annex C-2 hereto.
(i)    Opinion and 10b-5 Statement of Counsel for the Underwriters. The Representatives shall have received on and as of the Closing Date an opinion and 10b-5 statement of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, counsel for the Underwriters, with respect to such matters as the Representatives may reasonably request, and such counsel shall have

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received such documents and information as they may reasonably request to enable them to pass upon such matters.
(j)    No Legal Impediment to Issuance and/or Sale. No action shall have been taken and no statute, rule, regulation or order shall have been enacted, adopted or issued by any federal, state or foreign governmental or regulatory authority that would, as of the Closing Date prevent the issuance or sale of the Shares by the Company or the sale of the Shares by the Selling Stockholder and no injunction or order of any federal, state or foreign court shall have been issued that would, as of the Closing Date prevent the issuance or sale of the Shares by the Company or the sale of the Shares by the Selling Stockholder.
(k)    Good Standing. The Representatives shall have received on and as of the Closing Date satisfactory evidence of the good standing (or the jurisdictional equivalent) of the Company and Hamilton Lane in their respective jurisdictions of organization and their good standing (or the jurisdictional equivalent) as foreign entities in such other jurisdictions as the Representatives may reasonably request, in each case in writing or any standard form of telecommunication from the appropriate governmental authorities of such jurisdictions.
(l)    Exchange Listing. The Shares to be delivered on the Closing Date shall have been approved for listing on the Exchange, subject to official notice of issuance.
(m)    Lock-up Agreements. The “lock-up” agreements, each substantially in the form of Exhibit A hereto, between the Representatives and the directors, executive officers and certain stockholders of the Company and Hamilton Lane relating to sales and certain other dispositions of shares of Stock or certain other securities, delivered to you on or before the date hereof, shall be in full force and effect on the Closing Date.
(n)    Additional Documents. On or prior to the Closing Date the Company and the Selling Stockholder shall have furnished to the Representatives such further certificates and documents as the Representatives may reasonably request.
All opinions, letters, certificates and evidence mentioned above or elsewhere in this Agreement shall be deemed to be in compliance with the provisions hereof only if they are in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to counsel for the Underwriters.
9.    Indemnification and Contribution.
(a)    Indemnification of the Underwriters by the Company and Hamilton Lane. Each of the Company and Hamilton Lane agrees, jointly and severally, to indemnify and hold harmless each Underwriter, its affiliates, directors and officers and each person, if any, who controls such Underwriter within the meaning of Section 15 of the Securities Act or Section 20 of the Exchange Act, from and against any and all losses, claims, damages and liabilities (including, without limitation, reasonable legal fees and other expenses incurred in connection with any suit, action or proceeding or any claim asserted,

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as such fees and expenses are incurred), joint or several, that arise out of, or are based upon, (i) any untrue statement or alleged untrue statement of a material fact contained in the Registration Statement or caused by any omission or alleged omission to state therein a material fact required to be stated therein or necessary in order to make the statements therein, not misleading, or (ii) any untrue statement or alleged untrue statement of a material fact contained in the Prospectus (or any amendment or supplement thereto), any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, any “issuer information” filed or required to be filed pursuant to Rule 433(d) under the Securities Act, any Written Testing-the-Waters Communication, any road show as defined in Rule 433(h) under the Securities Act (a “road show”) or any Pricing Disclosure Package (including any Pricing Disclosure Package that has subsequently been amended), or caused by any omission or alleged omission to state therein a material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading, in each case except insofar as such losses, claims, damages or liabilities arise out of, or are based upon, any untrue statement or omission or alleged untrue statement or omission made in reliance upon and in conformity with any information relating to any Underwriter furnished to the Company in writing by such Underwriter through the Representatives expressly for use therein, it being understood and agreed that the only such information furnished by any Underwriter consists of the information described as such in subsection (c) below.
(b)    Indemnification of the Underwriters by the Selling Stockholder. The Selling Stockholder agrees to indemnify and hold harmless each Underwriter, its affiliates, directors and officers and each person, if any, who controls such Underwriter within the meaning of Section 15 of the Securities Act or Section 20 of the Exchange Act to the same extent as the indemnity set forth in paragraph (a) above, provided that the Selling Stockholder’s agreement to indemnify and hold harmless hereunder shall only apply insofar as such losses, claims, damages or liabilities arise out of, or are based upon, any untrue statement or omission or alleged untrue statement or omission made in reliance upon and in conformity with any information relating to the Selling Stockholder furnished to the Company in writing by the Selling Stockholder expressly for use in the Registration Statement, the Prospectus (or any amendment or supplement thereto) or any Pricing Disclosure Package, it being understood and agreed that the only information furnished by the Selling Stockholder consists of the Selling Stockholder Information. The aggregate amount of the Selling Stockholder’s liability pursuant to this Section 9(b) shall not exceed the aggregate amount of proceeds received after underwriting commissions and discounts but before expenses by the Selling Stockholder from the sale of its Shares hereunder.
(c)    Indemnification of the Company, Hamilton Lane and the Selling Stockholder. Each Underwriter agrees, severally and not jointly, to indemnify and hold harmless the Company, Hamilton Lane and their respective directors and officers who signed the Registration Statement and each person, if any, who controls the Company within the meaning of Section 15 of the Securities Act or Section 20 of the Exchange Act and the Selling Stockholder to the same extent as the indemnity set forth in paragraph (b) above, but only with respect to any losses, claims, damages or liabilities that arise out of,

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or are based upon, any untrue statement or omission or alleged untrue statement or omission made in reliance upon and in conformity with any information relating to such Underwriter furnished to the Company in writing by such Underwriter through the Representatives expressly for use in the Registration Statement, the Prospectus (or any amendment or supplement thereto), any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, any Written Testing-the-Waters Communication, any road show or any Pricing Disclosure Package (including any Pricing Disclosure Package that has subsequently been amended), it being understood and agreed upon that the only such information furnished by any Underwriter consists of the following information in the Prospectus furnished on behalf of each Underwriter: the statements concerning stabilizing transactions in the eleventh and twelfth paragraphs under the caption “Underwriting.”
(d)    Notice and Procedures. If any suit, action, proceeding (including any governmental or regulatory investigation), claim or demand shall be brought or asserted against any person in respect of which indemnification may be sought pursuant to the preceding paragraphs of this Section 9, such person (the “Indemnified Person”) shall promptly notify the person against whom such indemnification may be sought (the “Indemnifying Person”) in writing; provided that the failure to notify the Indemnifying Person shall not relieve it from any liability that it may have under the preceding paragraphs of this Section 9 except to the extent that it has been materially prejudiced (through the forfeiture of substantive rights or defenses) by such failure; and provided, further, that the failure to notify the Indemnifying Person shall not relieve it from any liability that it may have to an Indemnified Person otherwise than under the preceding paragraphs of this Section 9. If any such proceeding shall be brought or asserted against an Indemnified Person and it shall have notified the Indemnifying Person thereof, the Indemnifying Person shall retain counsel reasonably satisfactory to the Indemnified Person (who shall not, without the consent of the Indemnified Person, be counsel to the Indemnifying Person) to represent the Indemnified Person and any others entitled to indemnification pursuant to this Section that the Indemnifying Person may designate in such proceeding and shall pay the reasonable fees and expenses of such counsel related to such proceeding, as incurred. In any such proceeding, any Indemnified Person shall have the right to retain its own counsel, but the fees and expenses of such counsel shall be at the expense of such Indemnified Person unless (i) the Indemnifying Person and the Indemnified Person shall have mutually agreed to the contrary; (ii) the Indemnifying Person has failed within a reasonable time to retain counsel reasonably satisfactory to the Indemnified Person; (iii) the Indemnified Person shall have reasonably concluded that there may be legal defenses available to it that are different from or in addition to those available to the Indemnifying Person; or (iv) the named parties in any such proceeding (including any impleaded parties) include both the Indemnifying Person and the Indemnified Person and representation of both parties by the same counsel would be inappropriate due to actual or potential differing interests between them. It is understood and agreed that the Indemnifying Person shall not, in connection with any proceeding or related proceedings in the same jurisdiction, be liable for the reasonable fees and expenses of more than one separate firm (in addition to any local counsel) for all Indemnified Persons, and that all such fees and expenses shall be paid or reimbursed as they are incurred. Any such separate firm for any Underwriter, its affiliates, directors and

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officers and any control persons of such Underwriter shall be designated in writing by the Representatives and any such separate firm for the Company, its directors, its officers who signed the Registration Statement and any control persons of the Company shall be designated in writing by the Company and any such separate firm for the Selling Stockholder shall be designated in writing by the Attorneys-in-Fact or any one of them. The Indemnifying Person shall not be liable for any settlement of any proceeding effected without its written consent, but if settled with such consent or if there be a final judgment for the plaintiff, the Indemnifying Person agrees to indemnify each Indemnified Person from and against any loss or liability by reason of such settlement or judgment. Notwithstanding the foregoing sentence, if at any time an Indemnified Person shall have requested that an Indemnifying Person reimburse the Indemnified Person for fees and expenses of counsel as contemplated by this paragraph, the Indemnifying Person shall be liable for any settlement of any proceeding effected without its written consent if (i) such settlement is entered into in good faith more than 60 days after receipt by the Indemnifying Person of such request and more than 30 days after receipt of the proposed terms of such settlement and (ii) the Indemnifying Person shall not have reimbursed the Indemnified Person in accordance with such request prior to the date of such settlement. No Indemnifying Person shall, without the written consent of the Indemnified Person, effect any settlement of any pending or threatened proceeding in respect of which any Indemnified Person is or could have been a party and indemnification could have been sought hereunder by such Indemnified Person, unless such settlement (x) includes an unconditional release of such Indemnified Person, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to such Indemnified Person, from all liability on claims that are the subject matter of such proceeding and (y) does not include any statement as to or any admission of fault, culpability or a failure to act by or on behalf of any Indemnified Person.
(e)    Contribution. If the indemnification provided for in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) above is unavailable to an Indemnified Person or insufficient in respect of any losses, claims, damages or liabilities referred to therein, then each Indemnifying Person under such paragraph, in lieu of indemnifying such Indemnified Person thereunder, shall contribute to the amount paid or payable by such Indemnified Person as a result of such losses, claims, damages or liabilities (i) in such proportion as is appropriate to reflect the relative benefits received by the Company and the Selling Stockholder, on the one hand, and the Underwriters on the other, from the offering of the Shares or (ii) if the allocation provided by clause (i) is not permitted by applicable law, in such proportion as is appropriate to reflect not only the relative benefits referred to in clause (i) but also the relative fault of the Company and the Selling Stockholder, on the one hand, and the Underwriters on the other, in connection with the statements or omissions that resulted in such losses, claims, damages or liabilities, as well as any other relevant equitable considerations. The relative benefits received by the Company and the Selling Stockholder, on the one hand, and the Underwriters on the other, shall be deemed to be in the same respective proportions as the net proceeds (before deducting expenses) received by the Company and the Selling Stockholder from the sale of the Shares and the total underwriting discounts and commissions received by the Underwriters in connection therewith bear to the aggregate offering price of the Shares. The relative fault of the

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Company and the Selling Stockholder, on the one hand, and the Underwriters on the other, shall be determined by reference to, among other things, whether the untrue or alleged untrue statement of a material fact or the omission or alleged omission to state a material fact relates to information supplied by the Company and the Selling Stockholder or by the Underwriters and the parties’ relative intent, knowledge, access to information and opportunity to correct or prevent such statement or omission.
(f)    Limitation on Liability. Each of the Company, Hamilton Lane, the Selling Stockholder and the Underwriters agree that it would not be just and equitable if contribution pursuant to paragraph (e) above were determined by pro rata allocation (even if the Underwriters were treated as one entity for such purpose) or by any other method of allocation that does not take account of the equitable considerations referred to in paragraph (e) above. The amount paid or payable by an Indemnified Person as a result of the losses, claims, damages and liabilities referred to in paragraph (e) above shall be deemed to include, subject to the limitations set forth above, any reasonable legal or other expenses incurred by such Indemnified Person in connection with any such action or claim. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraphs (e) and (f), in no event shall an Underwriter be required to contribute any amount in excess of the amount by which the total underwriting discounts and commissions received by such Underwriter with respect to the offering of the Shares exceeds the amount of any damages that such Underwriter has otherwise been required to pay by reason of such untrue or alleged untrue statement or omission or alleged omission. No person guilty of fraudulent misrepresentation (within the meaning of Section 11(f) of the Securities Act) shall be entitled to contribution from any person who was not guilty of such fraudulent misrepresentation. The Underwriters’ obligations to contribute pursuant to paragraphs (e) and (f) are several in proportion to their respective purchase obligations hereunder and not joint.
(g)    Non-Exclusive Remedies. The remedies provided for in this Section 9 paragraphs (a) through (f) are not exclusive and shall not limit any rights or remedies which may otherwise be available to any Indemnified Person at law or in equity.
10.    Effectiveness of Agreement. This Agreement shall become effective as of the date first written above.
11.    Termination. This Agreement may be terminated in the absolute discretion of the Representatives, by notice to the Company and the Selling Stockholder, if after the execution and delivery of this Agreement and on or prior to the Closing Date (i) trading generally shall have been suspended or materially limited on or by any of the New York Stock Exchange or The Nasdaq Stock Market; (ii) trading of any securities issued or guaranteed by the Company shall have been suspended on any exchange or in any over-the-counter market; (iii) a general moratorium on commercial banking activities shall have been declared by federal or New York State authorities; or (iv) there shall have occurred any outbreak or escalation of hostilities or any change in financial markets or any calamity or crisis, either within or outside the United States, that, in the judgment of the Representatives, is material and adverse and makes it impracticable or inadvisable to proceed with the offering, sale or delivery of the Shares on the Closing Date on

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the terms and in the manner contemplated by this Agreement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus.
12.    Defaulting Underwriter.
(a)    If, on the Closing Date any Underwriter defaults on its obligation to purchase the Shares that it has agreed to purchase hereunder on such date, the non-defaulting Underwriters may in their discretion arrange for the purchase of such Shares by other persons satisfactory to the Company and the Selling Stockholder on the terms contained in this Agreement. If, within 36 hours after any such default by any Underwriter, the non-defaulting Underwriters do not arrange for the purchase of such Shares, then the Company and the Selling Stockholder shall be entitled to a further period of 36 hours within which to procure other persons satisfactory to the non-defaulting Underwriters to purchase such Shares on such terms. If other persons become obligated or agree to purchase the Shares of a defaulting Underwriter, either the non‑defaulting Underwriters or the Company and the Selling Stockholder may postpone the Closing Date for up to five full business days in order to effect any changes that in the opinion of counsel for the Company, counsel for the Selling Stockholder or counsel for the Underwriters may be necessary in the Registration Statement and the Prospectus or in any other document or arrangement, and the Company agrees to promptly prepare any amendment or supplement to the Registration Statement and the Prospectus that effects any such changes. As used in this Agreement, the term “Underwriter” includes, for all purposes of this Agreement unless the context otherwise requires, any person not listed in Schedule 1 hereto that, pursuant to this Section 12, purchases Shares that a defaulting Underwriter agreed but failed to purchase.
(b)    If, after giving effect to any arrangements for the purchase of the Shares of a defaulting Underwriter or Underwriters by the non-defaulting Underwriters, the Company and the Selling Stockholder as provided in paragraph (a) above, the aggregate number of Shares that remain unpurchased on the Closing Date does not exceed one-eleventh of the aggregate number of Shares to be purchased on such date, then the Company and the Selling Stockholder shall have the right to require each non-defaulting Underwriter to purchase the number of Shares that such Underwriter agreed to purchase hereunder on such date plus such Underwriter’s pro rata share (based on the number of Shares that such Underwriter agreed to purchase on such date) of the Shares of such defaulting Underwriter or Underwriters for which such arrangements have not been made.
(c)    If, after giving effect to any arrangements for the purchase of the Shares of a defaulting Underwriter or Underwriters by the non-defaulting Underwriters, the Company and the Selling Stockholder as provided in paragraph (a) above, the aggregate number of Shares that remain unpurchased on the Closing Date exceeds one-eleventh of the aggregate amount of Shares to be purchased on such date, or if the Company and the Selling Stockholder shall not exercise the right described in paragraph (b) above, then this Agreement shall terminate without liability on the part of the non-defaulting

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Underwriters. Any termination of this Agreement pursuant to this Section 12 shall be without liability on the part of the Company, except that the Company and the Selling Stockholder will continue to be liable for the payment of expenses as set forth in Section 13 hereof and except that the provisions of Section 9 hereof shall not terminate and shall remain in effect.
(d)    Nothing contained herein shall relieve a defaulting Underwriter of any liability it may have to the Company, the Selling Stockholder or any non-defaulting Underwriter for damages caused by its default.
13.    Payment of Expenses.
(a)    Whether or not the transactions contemplated by this Agreement are consummated or this Agreement is terminated, the Company and Hamilton Lane, jointly and severally, will pay or cause to be paid all costs and expenses incident to the performance of their obligations hereunder, including without limitation, (i) the costs incident to the authorization, issuance, sale, preparation and delivery of the Shares and any taxes payable in that connection; (ii) the costs incident to the preparation, printing and filing under the Securities Act of the Preliminary Prospectus, any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, any Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus (including all exhibits, amendments and supplements thereto) and the distribution thereof; (iii) the costs of reproducing and distributing each of the Transaction Documents; (iv) the fees and expenses of the Company’s and Hamilton Lane’s counsel and independent accountants; (v) the fees and expenses incurred in connection with the registration or qualification and determination of eligibility for investment of the Shares under the laws of such jurisdictions as the Representatives may reasonably designate and the preparation, printing and distribution of a Blue Sky Memorandum (including the related fees and expenses of counsel for the Underwriters); (vi) the cost of preparing stock certificates; (vii) the costs and charges of any transfer agent and any registrar; (viii) all expenses and application fees incurred in connection with any filing with, and clearance of the offering by, FINRA (including the related fees and expenses of counsel for the Underwriters); (ix) all expenses incurred by the Company in connection with any “road show” presentation to potential investors; and (x) all expenses and application fees related to the listing of the Shares on the Exchange. This Section 13(a) shall not affect or modify any separate, valid agreement relating to the allocation of payment of expenses between the Company and Hamilton Lane, on the one hand, and the Selling Stockholder, on the other hand.
(b)    If (i) this Agreement is terminated pursuant to Section 11, (ii) the Company or the Selling Stockholder for any reason fail to tender the Shares for delivery to the Underwriters or (iii) the Underwriters decline to purchase the Shares for any reason permitted under this Agreement, the Company and Hamilton Lane jointly and severally agree to reimburse the Underwriters for all out-of-pocket costs and expenses (including the fees and expenses of their counsel) reasonably incurred by the Underwriters in connection with this Agreement and the offering contemplated hereby; provided that, in

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the case of a termination pursuant to Section 12, the Company and Hamilton Lane shall have no obligation to reimburse a defaulting underwriter for such costs and expenses.
14.    Persons Entitled to Benefit of Agreement. This Agreement shall inure to the benefit of and be binding upon the parties hereto and their respective successors and the officers and directors and any controlling persons referred to herein and the affiliates of each Underwriter referred to in Section 9 hereof. Nothing in this Agreement is intended or shall be construed to give any other person any legal or equitable right, remedy or claim under or in respect of this Agreement or any provision contained herein. No purchaser of Shares from any Underwriter shall be deemed to be a successor merely by reason of such purchase.
15.    Survival. The respective indemnities, rights of contribution, representations, warranties and agreements of the Company, Hamilton Lane, the Selling Stockholder and the Underwriters contained in this Agreement or made by or on behalf of the Company, Hamilton Lane, the Selling Stockholder or the Underwriters pursuant to this Agreement or any certificate delivered pursuant hereto shall survive the delivery of and payment for the Shares and shall remain in full force and effect, regardless of any termination of this Agreement or any investigation made by or on behalf of the Company, Hamilton Lane, the Selling Stockholder or the Underwriters.
16.    Certain Defined Terms. For purposes of this Agreement, (a) except where otherwise expressly provided, the term “affiliate” has the meaning set forth in Rule 405 under the Securities Act; (b) the term “business day” means any day other than a day on which banks are permitted or required to be closed in New York City; (c) the term “subsidiary” has the meaning set forth in Rule 405 under the Securities Act and with respect to the Company specifically includes Hamilton Lane, but, for the avoidance of doubt, does not include the HL Funds or their investments or portfolio companies or special purpose entities formed to make any such investments or acquire any such portfolio companies; (d) “HL Funds” means, collectively, all Funds (excluding their portfolio companies and investments and all special purpose entities formed to acquire any such portfolio companies and investments) (i) sponsored or promoted by the Company or any of its subsidiaries, (ii) for which the Company or any of its subsidiaries acts as a general partner or managing member (or in a similar capacity) or (iii) for which the Company or any of its subsidiaries acts as an investment adviser or investment manager; (e) “Fund” means any collective investment vehicle (whether open-ended or closed-ended) including, without limitation, an investment company, a general or limited partnership, a trust and any other business entity or investment vehicle organized in any jurisdiction that provides for management fees or “carried interest” (or other similar profits allocations) to be borne by investors therein; and (f) the term “significant subsidiary” has the meaning set forth in Rule 1-02 of Regulation S-X under the Exchange Act and with respect to the Company specifically includes Hamilton Lane, except to the extent not a “subsidiary” under this Agreement.
17.    Compliance with USA Patriot Act. In accordance with the requirements of the USA Patriot Act (Title III of Pub. L. 107-56 (signed into law October 26, 2001)), the Underwriters are required to obtain, verify and record information that identifies their respective clients, including the Company, Hamilton Lane and the Selling Stockholder, which information may include the

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name and address of their respective clients, as well as other information that will allow the Underwriters to properly identify their respective clients.
18.    Miscellaneous.
(a)    Notices. All notices and other communications hereunder shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been duly given if mailed or transmitted and confirmed by any standard form of telecommunication. Notices to the Underwriters shall be given to the Representatives in care of J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, 383 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10179, Attention: Equity Syndicate Desk, (fax: (212) 622-8358); and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, Attention: Registration Department. Notices to the Company shall be given to it at One Presidential Blvd., 4th Floor, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, (fax: (610) 617-9853); Attention: Lydia Gavalis, General Counsel. Notices to the Selling Stockholder shall be given to the Attorneys-in-Fact at One Presidential Blvd., 4th Floor, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, (fax: (610) 617-9853); Attention: Lydia Gavalis.
(b)    Governing Law. This Agreement and any claim, controversy or dispute arising under or related to this Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York.
(c)    Judgment Currency. The Selling Stockholder agrees to indemnify each Underwriter, its directors, officers, affiliates and each person, if any, who controls such Underwriter within the meaning of Section 15 of the Securities Act or Section 20 of the Exchange Act, against any loss incurred by such Underwriter as a result of any judgment or order being given or made for any amount due hereunder and such judgment or order being expressed and paid in a currency (the “judgment currency”) other than U.S. dollars and as a result of any variation as between (i) the rate of exchange at which the U.S. dollar amount is converted into the judgment currency for the purpose of such judgment or order, and (ii) the rate of exchange at which such indemnified person is able to purchase U.S. dollars with the amount of the judgment currency actually received by the indemnified person. The foregoing indemnity shall continue in full force and effect notwithstanding any such judgment or order as aforesaid. The term “rate of exchange” shall include any premiums and costs of exchange payable in connection with the purchase of, or conversion into, the relevant currency.
(d)    Waiver of Immunity. To the extent that the Selling Stockholder has or hereafter may acquire any immunity (sovereign or otherwise) from jurisdiction of any court of (i) the Selling Stockholder’s jurisdiction or any political subdivision thereof, (ii) the United States or the State of New York, (iii) any jurisdiction in which it owns or leases property or assets or from any legal process (whether through service of notice, attachment prior to judgment, attachment in aid of execution, execution, set-off or otherwise) with respect to themselves or their respective property and assets or this Agreement, the Selling Stockholder hereby irrevocably waives such immunity in respect of its obligations under this Agreement to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.
(e)    Submission to Jurisdiction. The Selling Stockholder hereby submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the U.S. federal and New York state courts in the Borough of

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Manhattan in The City of New York in any suit or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Agreement or the transactions contemplated hereby. The Selling Stockholder waives any objection which it may now or hereafter have to the laying of venue of any such suit or proceeding in such courts. The Selling Stockholder agrees that final judgment in any such suit, action or proceeding brought in such court shall be conclusive and binding upon the Selling Stockholder, and may be enforced in any court to the jurisdiction of which the Selling Stockholder, is subject by a suit upon such judgment. The Selling Stockholder irrevocably appoints Hamilton Lane Incorporated, Attn: Lydia Gavalis, General Counsel, located at 610 Fifth Avenue Suite 401, New York, New York 10020, as its authorized agent in the Borough of Manhattan in The City of New York upon which process may be served in any such suit or proceeding, and agrees that service of process upon such authorized agent, and written notice of such service to the Selling Stockholder, by the person serving the same to the address provided in this Section 18(e), shall be deemed in every respect effective service of process upon the Selling Stockholder in any such suit or proceeding. The Company hereby accepts such appointment. The Selling Stockholder hereby represents and warrants that such authorized agent has accepted such appointment and has agreed to act as such authorized agent for service of process. The Selling Stockholder further agrees to take any and all action as may be necessary to maintain such designation and appointment of such authorized agent in full force and effect for a period of seven years from the date of this Agreement.
(f)    Waiver of Jury Trial. Each of the parties hereto hereby waives any right to trial by jury in any suit or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Agreement.
(g)    Recognition of the U.S. Special Resolution Regimes.
(i) In the event that any Underwriter that is a Covered Entity becomes subject to a proceeding under a U.S. Special Resolution Regime, the transfer from such Underwriter of this Agreement, and any interest and obligation in or under this Agreement, will be effective to the same extent as the transfer would be effective under the U.S. Special Resolution Regime if this Agreement, and any such interest and obligation, were governed by the laws of the United States or a state of the United States.
(ii) In the event that any Underwriter that is a Covered Entity or a BHC Act Affiliate of such Underwriter becomes subject to a proceeding under a U.S. Special Resolution Regime, Default Rights under this Agreement that may be exercised against such Underwriter are permitted to be exercised to no greater extent than such Default Rights could be exercised under the U.S. Special Resolution Regime if this Agreement were governed by the laws of the United States or a state of the United States.
As used in this Section 18(g):
“BHC Act Affiliate” has the meaning assigned to the term “affiliate” in, and shall be interpreted in accordance with, 12 U.S.C. § 1841(k).
“Covered Entity” means any of the following:

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(i) a “covered entity” as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 252.82(b);
(ii) a “covered bank” as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 47.3(b); or
(iii) a “covered FSI” as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 382.2(b).
“Default Right” has the meaning assigned to that term in, and shall be interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. §§ 252.81, 47.2 or 382.1, as applicable.
“U.S. Special Resolution Regime” means each of (i) the Federal Deposit Insurance Act and the regulations promulgated thereunder and (ii) Title II of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the regulations promulgated thereunder.
(h)    Counterparts. This Agreement may be signed in counterparts (which may include counterparts delivered by any standard form of telecommunication), each of which shall be an original and all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument.
(i)    Amendments or Waivers. No amendment or waiver of any provision of this Agreement, nor any consent or approval to any departure therefrom, shall in any event be effective unless the same shall be in writing and signed by the parties hereto.
(j)    Headings. The headings herein are included for convenience of reference only and are not intended to be part of, or to affect the meaning or interpretation of, this Agreement.

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If the foregoing is in accordance with your understanding, please indicate your acceptance of this Agreement by signing in the space provided below.
Very truly yours,
By: /s/ Lydia Gavalis
Name: Lydia Gavalis
Title: General Counsel and Secretary
HAMILTON LANE ADVISORS, L.L.C.
By: /s/ Lydia Gavalis
Name: Lydia Gavalis
Title: General Counsel and Secretary


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ATTORNEY FOR AND ON BEHALF OF RYSAFFE TRUSTEE COMPANY (C.I.) LIMITED AS TRUSTEE OF THE OAKVILLE NUMBER 2 TRUST
By: /s/ Lydia Gavalis
    Name: Lydia Gavalis
    Title: Attorney-in-Fact

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Accepted: As of the date first written above

J.P. MORGAN SECURITIES LLC
For itself and on behalf of the
several Underwriters listed
in Schedule 1 hereto.
By: /s/ Drummond S. Rice
Name: Drummond S. Rice
Title: Executive Director


GOLDMAN SACHS & CO. LLC
For itself and on behalf of the
several Underwriters listed
in Schedule 1 hereto.
By: /s/ Raffael Fiumara
Name: Raffael Fiumara
Title: Vice President


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Schedule 1
Underwriter
Number of Shares to be Purchased from the Company
Number of Shares to be Purchased from the Selling Stockholder
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
699,652
25,000
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
699,651
25,000
Total
1,399,303
50,000



Sch. 1-1
    


 

Annex A
a. Pricing Disclosure Package
None.
b. Pricing Information Provided Orally by Underwriters
The public offering price is, as to each investor, the price paid by such investor.
Number of shares: 1,449,303 Shares

Annex A-1




 


Annex B
Written Testing-the-Waters Communications

None

Annex B-1
    


 

Annex C-1
Form of Opinion of Counsel for the Company and Hamilton Lane




Annex C-1-1



 

Annex C-2

Form of Opinion of Counsel For
The Selling Stockholder


Annex C-2-1



 

Exhibit A
Form of Lock-Up Agreement
March 11, 2019
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
As Representatives of the several Underwriters listed
in Schedule 1 to the Underwriting Agreement
referred to below

c/o J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
383 Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10179

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
200 West Street
New York, New York 10282

Re:    Hamilton Lane Incorporated --- Public Offering
Ladies and Gentlemen:
The undersigned understands that J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, as representatives of the several Underwriters (the “Representatives”), propose to enter into an underwriting agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) with Hamilton Lane Incorporated, a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), Hamilton Lane Advisors, L.L.C., a Pennsylvania limited liability company, and the selling stockholder named in the Underwriting Agreement, providing for the public offering (the “Public Offering”) by the several Underwriters named in Schedule 1 to the Underwriting Agreement (the “Underwriters”), of Class A Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share, of the Company (the “Securities”). Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined shall have the meanings set forth in the Underwriting Agreement. References to shares of Common Stock shall be deemed to refer to shares of any class of stock of the Company.
In consideration of the Underwriters’ agreement to purchase and make the Public Offering of the Securities, and for other good and valuable consideration receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the undersigned hereby agrees that, without the prior written consent of the Representatives on behalf of the Underwriters, the undersigned will not, during the period

Exhibit A-1



 

beginning on the date of this letter agreement (this “Letter Agreement”) and ending 90 days after the date of the prospectus relating to the Public Offering (the “Prospectus”) (such period, the “Restricted Period”), (1) offer, pledge, sell, contract to sell, sell any option or contract to purchase, purchase any option or contract to sell, grant any option, right or warrant to purchase, or otherwise transfer or dispose of, directly or indirectly, any shares of Common Stock or any securities convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for Common Stock (including without limitation, Common Stock or such other securities which may be deemed to be beneficially owned by the undersigned in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission and securities which may be issued upon exercise of a stock option or warrant), or publicly disclose the intention to make any offer, sale, pledge or disposition, (2) enter into any swap or other agreement that transfers, in whole or in part, any of the economic consequences of ownership of the Common Stock or such other securities, whether any such transaction described in clause (1) or (2) above is to be settled by delivery of Common Stock or such other securities, in cash or otherwise or (3) make any demand for or exercise any right with respect to the registration of any shares of Common Stock or any security convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for Common Stock, in each case other than:
(A) the Securities, if any, to be sold by the undersigned pursuant to the Underwriting Agreement,
(B)  transfers of shares of Common Stock or other securities acquired in open market transactions after the completion of the Public Offering,
(C) transfers of shares of Common Stock as a bona fide gift or gifts,
(D) any transfer of shares of Common Stock by will or pursuant to the laws of descent and distribution,
(E) any transfer to the undersigned’s spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandchild or first cousin, including any such relationship by marriage or legal adoption (each, an “immediate family member”), or a domestic trust created for the sole benefit of the undersigned or any immediate family member of the undersigned,
(F) any transfer from a trust described in clause (E) above to the undersigned,
(G) the receipt by the undersigned from the Company of shares of Common Stock upon the exercise of options or any transfer of Common Stock or securities convertible into Common Stock to the Company upon the exercise of options to purchase the Company’s securities on a “cashless” or “net exercise” basis or for the purpose of satisfying any withholding taxes due as a result of the exercise of such options or the lapse of vesting restrictions; provided, that any such purchased shares of Common Stock or securities convertible into Common Stock and such vested shares of Common Stock will be subject to the restrictions described in this letter agreement,
(H) transfers of shares of Common Stock or any security convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for Common Stock pursuant to a bona fide third-party tender offer, merger,

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consolidation or other similar transaction made to all holders of Common Stock involving a “change of control” of the Company; provided, that if such change of control is not consummated, such shares of Common Stock or securities convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for Common Stock shall remain subject to all of the restrictions set forth in this agreement (for the purposes of this clause (H), a “change of control” being defined as any bona fide third-party tender offer, merger, consolidation or other similar transaction the result of which is that any “person” (as defined in Section 13(d)(3) of the Exchange Act), or group of persons, becomes the beneficial owner (as defined in Rules 13d-3 and 13d-5 of the Exchange Act) of 50% of total voting power of the voting stock of the Company),
(I) the establishment of a trading plan pursuant to Rule 10b5-1 under the Exchange Act for the transfer of shares of Common Stock, provided that such plan does not provide for the transfer of Common Stock during the Restricted Period,
(J) distributions of shares of Common Stock to members, limited partners, affiliates (as defined in Rule 405 promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended) or stockholders of the undersigned, and
(K) transfers of Common Stock or such other securities to the Company or any of its affiliates as permitted under the Exchange Agreement;
provided that in the case of any transfer or distribution pursuant to clause (B) through (J), each recipient, transferee, donee or distributee shall execute and deliver to the Representatives a lock-up letter in the form of this paragraph; and provided, further, that in the case of any transfer or distribution pursuant to clause (B) through (K), no filing by any party (donor, donee, transferor or transferee) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or other public announcement shall be required or shall be made voluntarily in connection with such transfer or distribution (other than a filing on (i) a Form 4 or Schedule 13D filed in connection with (x) the sale of the Securities in the Public Offering, (y) an increase in shares of Common Stock or any securities convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for Common Stock held by the undersigned, in each case, as required by applicable law or (z) the forfeiture of shares to the Company for purposes of satisfying withholding taxes pursuant to clause (G) above, or (ii) a Form 5, Schedule 13D or Schedule 13G, in each case, in accordance with applicable law, and made after the expiration of the Restricted Period referred to above).
In furtherance of the foregoing, the Company, and any duly appointed transfer agent for the registration or transfer of the securities described herein, are hereby authorized to decline to make any transfer of securities if such transfer would constitute a violation or breach of this Letter Agreement.
The undersigned hereby represents and warrants that the undersigned has full power and authority to enter into this Letter Agreement. All authority herein conferred or agreed to be conferred and any obligations of the undersigned shall be binding upon the successors, assigns, heirs or personal representatives of the undersigned.

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The undersigned understands that, if the Underwriting Agreement does not become effective by March 31, 2019, or if the Underwriting Agreement (other than the provisions thereof which survive termination) shall terminate or be terminated prior to payment for and delivery of the Common Stock to be sold thereunder, the undersigned shall be released from all obligations under this Letter Agreement. The undersigned understands that the Underwriters are entering into the Underwriting Agreement and proceeding with the Public Offering in reliance upon this Letter Agreement.
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This Letter Agreement and any claim, controversy or dispute arising under or related to this Letter Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regard to the conflict of laws principles thereof.
Very truly yours,

IF AN INDIVIDUAL:
IF AN ENTITY:

By: ___________________ 
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Address:
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Exhibit A-5