BOSTON, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bison (Boston Illiquid Securities Offering Network, Inc.), an innovative technology company, today announced an enhancement to Cobalt GP with the addition of comprehensive, industry-leading performance data from Hamilton Lane, a global private markets asset management firm and lead investor in Bison.
Bison and Hamilton Lane recently announced the launch of Cobalt, which provides the private markets industry with in-depth data plus real analytics through two unique products built for both limited partners and general partners. The addition of Hamilton Lane's performance data to Bison's transparent and rich data set delivers to GPs an even clearer picture of their firm and fund within the investable universe. Hamilton Lane's performance data set, which encompasses $3.6 trillion in fund commitments, 39 vintage years, 3,200 funds and 1,200 general partners, is one of the most expansive and accurate in the industry. The data is already available on the Cobalt LP platform, which is distributed by Hamilton Lane, and will now also be available on Bison's Cobalt GP platform. "Cobalt is the only software platform in the industry that features access to Hamilton Lane's unparalleled data set," said Rasmus Goksor, CEO and co-founder of Bison. "Cobalt is an invaluable tool for GPs who want to see themselves through the lens of the LP - especially now, with the new layer of insight and analysis from Hamilton Lane's performance data."