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H.I.G. Capital Completes Investment in Shopping Centre in Italy
LONDON – August 2, 2016 – H.I.G. Capital, LLC ("H.I.G."), a leading global private equity investment firm with €18 billion of equity capital under management, announced today that one of its affiliates has completed an investment in the owner of the “Buonvento” shopping centre in Italy. The shopping centre comprises approximately 20,000 square meters and tenants include leading international and national retailers. The asset, located in Benevento, is the leading shopping centre in its catchment area.
The transaction represents H.I.G.’s 29th real estate investment in Europe since the start of 2013. H.I.G. continues to add to its sizeable portfolio of Real Estate assets in Europe, consisting of both equity as well as debt investments, with a particular focus on its target market of value-added small/midcap opportunities.
Riccardo Dallolio, Managing Director at H.I.G. in London commented: “This is our 6th investment in Italy since 2014. The Italian market represents an important part of our European strategy and we continue to actively look at opportunities in the small/midcap sector in the country across all asset classes and across the capital structure”.
About H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with €18 billion of equity capital under management.* Based in Miami, and with offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Atlanta in the U.S., as well as international affiliate offices in London, Hamburg, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Rio de Janeiro, H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies, utilizing a flexible and operationally focused/ value-added approach:
- H.I.G.’s equity funds invest in management buyouts, recapitalizations and corporate carve-outs of both profitable as well as underperforming manufacturing and service businesses.
- H.I.G.’s debt funds invest in senior, unitranche and junior debt financing to companies across the size spectrum, both on a primary (direct origination) basis, as well as in the secondary markets. H.I.G. is also a leading CLO manager, through its WhiteHorse family of vehicles, and manages a publicly traded BDC, WhiteHorse Finance.
- H.I.G.’s real estate funds invest in value-added properties, which can benefit from improved asset management practices.
Since its founding in 1993, H.I.G. has invested in and managed more than 200 companies worldwide. The firm's current portfolio includes more than 100 companies with combined sales in excess of €22 billion. For more information, please refer to the H.I.G. website at www.higcapital.com.
* Based on total capital commitments managed by H.I.G. Capital and affiliates.