H.I.G. Europe is the European affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a leading global alternative investment firm focused on the small and mid cap market with €53 billion of equity capital under management* and over 500 investment professionals worldwide. H.I.G. Europe is exclusively dedicated to making private equity investments in Europe, including a €600 million 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. H.I.G. WhiteHorse has a broad investment mandate and provides senior, subordinated, and unitranche debt for refinancings, growth capital, acquisitions, buyouts, and balance sheet recapitalizations.

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

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/.

H.I.G. Infrastructure

H.I.G. Infrastructure focuses on making value-add and core plus investments in the infrastructure sector. It targets mid-market opportunities where it can use the operational private equity capabilities of the entire H.I.G. platform to drive value creation. While it focuses on traditional infrastructure sectors such as TMT, power and transport, which provide an essential service and are protected by barriers to entry, H.I.G. Infrastructure has a broad mandate to invest in a wide range of businesses with infrastructure characteristics, where active management, management best practices and strategic repositioning can significantly increase the profitability of existing operations. H.I.G. Infrastructure is active in North America and Europe, with teams based in H.I.G.'s New York and London offices. For more information, visit www.higinfrastructure.com.