FOF/PE/VC  Florida Growth Fund

     Office Locations:

c/o Hamilton Lane Advisors, LLC
200 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 880
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954-745-2780
Fax: 954-745-2799



  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth



  • Communications & Networking
  • Defense & Homeland Security
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device



    The Florida Growth Fund was established in 2009. On behalf of the Florida State Board of Administration, Hamilton Lane actively pursues private equity investment opportunities for the Florida Growth Fund. The Fund has $750 million under management. The Florida Growth Fund will seek to enhance Florida's capacity for development, growth and innovation while simultaneously generating an attractive return for the Florida State Board of Administration. The fund will make investments into other Private equity funds, as well as invest directly into companies through a co-investment with another institutional investor. While the Fund will target a variety of businesses and industries, examples include: Clean technology or renewable resources, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare and healthcare services, Medical and life sciences, Information technology, Telecommunications, Aerospace, and Defense technologies. The fund is managed by Hamilton Lane, which has approximately $24 billion in discretionary assets under management, along with oversight of an additional $147 billion in advisory assets.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Anup Sharma Vice President
    David Helgerson Managing Director
    Gustavo Cardenas Senior Associate
    Nayef Perry Vice President


    Portfolio companies include:

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