H.I.G. Europe is the European affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity firm focused on the small and mid cap market with over €31 billion of equity capital under management* and over 350 investment professionals worldwide. H.I.G. Europe is exclusively dedicated to making private equity investments in Europe, including a €2 billion European fund. H.I.G. Europe previously received the "Fund of the Year" award from the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA). The European team consists of approximately 40 investment professionals in our London, Hamburg, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan and Paris offices.

H.I.G. has a proven, differentiated strategy built around:

  1. a long-standing focus on small and mid size businesses, and a deep understanding and appreciation of the unique challenges and opportunities such businesses present
  2. a large team with unique skills and capabilities, and a value-added, "can-do" attitude
  3. a flexible investment approach which emphasizes speed and responsiveness.

H.I.G. Private Equity

H.I.G. Private Equity funds focus on leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations, including corporate divestitures and take-private transactions, typically in partnership with existing management in small and mid-sized companies that can benefit from H.I.G.'s in-house operating professionals and expertise. H.I.G. has invested in and managed more than 300 companies worldwide since its founding in 1993. H.I.G. has offices in Europe, the U.S. and Latin America.

For more information, visit http://www.higeurope.com/higprivateequity/.

H.I.G. WhiteHorse

H.I.G. WhiteHorse provides debt financing to performing middle-market companies in Europe and the United States. WhiteHorse has a broad investment mandate and provides senior debt, second lien, uni-tranche, mezzanine, and subordinated debt for refinancings, growth capital, acquisitions, and balance sheet recapitalizations. Credit facilities typically range from €10 to €80 million for companies with revenues of €30 million or more.

For more information, visit http://www.higeurope.com/higwhitehorse/.

Bayside Capital

Bayside provides rapid access to debt and equity capital, in partnership with existing stakeholders, generally in time-sensitive or challenging situations requiring a creative solution. With the ability to invest in all parts of the capital structure, we are able to develop creative financing solutions and consummate transactions on an expedited basis. Typical investment size ranges from €10 million to €80 million.

For more information, visit http://www.higeurope.com/bayside/.