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Year Founded: 1993

AUM: $52.00B | Dry Powder: $11.64B
1450 Brickell Avenue 31st Floor Miami, FL 33131 United States
H.I.G. Capital is a Miami, Florida–based leading private equity and alternative assets investment firm with over $52 billion of equity capital under management, with a focus on the small cap and mid cap segments of the market. The firm seeks to invest in the consumer durables, media, and retail sectors

Key Contacts

  • Rick Rosen
  • Brian Schwartz
  • Susan Gentile
    Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Investment Preferences

  • Preferred Industries
    Aerospace and Defense, Energy Services, Food Products, Healthcare, IT Services, Beverages, Building Products, Chemicals and Gases, Consumer Durables etc.
  • Geographical Preference
    Europe, United States
  • Preferred Deal Types
    Add-on, Buyout/LBO, Carveout, Corporate Divestiture, Debt – General, Early-Stage VC, Later Stage VC etc.
  • Other Investment Preferences
    • Prefers majority stake
    • Prefers minority stake
    • Will syndicate

Investments By Year

Source: Pitchbook

Funds Closed

Europe Middle Market LBO
Vintage: 2021

Size: $2.36B

Dry Powder: $2.22B

Details: It targets investments in the infrastructure sector in Western Europe

H.I.G. Europe Capital Partners III
Vintage: 2020

Size: $1.30B

Dry Powder: $1.16B

Details: Makes private equity investments in lower middle market companies in Western Europe

H.I.G. Capital Partners VI
Vintage: 2020

Size: $1.30B

Dry Powder: $891.3M

Details: The fund invests in complex, and/or underperforming lower middle market companies in North America

Investments By Industry

Investments By Region

Source: Pitchbook

Key Investments

In September 2022, H.I.G. Capital acquired a controlling interest in Northern Biogas, LLC  for an undisclosed amount. Northern Biogas is a leading waste-to-renewable natural gas company, specializing in the development, construction, and operation of renewable natural gas facilities that represent sustainable, clean energy solutions for waste generated from dairies, landfills, and other facilities producing organic waste, including food waste

In January 2022, H.I.G. Capital signed a definitive agreement to acquire EYSA Group, a market leading provider of smart mobility solutions. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals. The transaction is led by the H.I.G. Infrastructure Partners fund

In November 2021, a company named HP Thompson was acquired by United Flow Technologies, via its financial sponsor H.I.G. Capital, through an LBO for an undisclosed amount. HP Thompson is a provider of wastewater services serving the municipal water, wastewater and industrial markets

In November 2021, a company named Tesco Controls was acquired by United Flow Technologies, via its financial sponsor H.I.G. Capital, through an LBO for an undisclosed amount. Tesco Controls is a designer and manufacturer of building process control and power systems for municipalities and industrial clients intended to keep critical infrastructure operating efficiently

In July 2021, H.I.G. Capital created a platform company named United Flow Technologies. It specializes in investing in the municipal and industrial water and wastewater market

In December 2020, a company named Containerpros was acquired by Wastequip, via its financial sponsor H.I.G. Capital, through an LBO for an undisclosed sum. Containerpros is a provider of waste management services intended to improve all areas of a company’s business, providing the validation that operations are running optimally

Other Details

The H.I.G. family of funds includes private equity, growth equity, real estate, debt/credit, lending and biohealth. It employs a team of over 500 investment professionals. H.I.G. Capital’s infrastructure arm 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. It focuses on traditional infrastructure sectors such as TMT, power and transport. The firm invests in companies throughout the United States., Europe and Latin America and has all over United States, and affiliate offices in London, Hamburg, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan and Paris in Europe as well as Bogotá, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo in Latin America

H.I.G. Europe Middle Market LBO Fund is a buyout fund managed by H.I.G. Capital. The fund is located in Miami, Florida and will invest in Western Europe. It targets investments in the infrastructure sector. The fund’s size is $2.20 billion

D.Luxury Brands, 3B Future Health Ventures, 7wire Ventures, ACG Materials, Almeda Ventures, Alta Partners, Andera Partners, American Capital, BRV Capital Management, Blackrock Innovation Capital Group, Boston Millennia Partners, Cigna Ventures, Daher Capital are the some of the institutional investors who invest along with H.I.G. Capital

Source: Pitchbook, Company Website, Businesswire