H.I.G. is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with over €31 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, Bogotá, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, 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:

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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 300 companies worldwide. The firm's current portfolio includes more than 100 companies with combined sales in excess of €27 billion. For more information, please refer to the H.I.G. website at www.higcapital.com.

  • Area of Activity
  • Private Equity Investors in Computer Software and Hardware
  • Private Equity Investors in Industrial Products sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Consumer products sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Energy sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Building, Construction and Real Estate
  • Private Equity Investors in Transport and Logistics
  • Private Equity Investors in Telecom indsustry
  • Private Equity Investors in Technology
  • Private Equity Investors in Health and Medical sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Chemical sector and Plastic materials
  • Private Equity Investors in Environment and Natural Resources
  • Private Equity Investors in Electronics sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Automobile, Industrial sector and Robotics
  • Private Equity Investors in Food and Beverages industry
  • Private Equity Investors in Agriculture, Livestock and Fishing
  • Private Equity sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Multimedia business
  • Private Equity Investors in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure
  • Private Equity Investors in Consumer Services
  • Private Equity Investors in Industrial Services
  • Private Equity Investors in Media, Press and Communications Sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Internet and technological companies
  • Private Equity Investors in Biotechnology
  • Private Equity Investors in Banking and Financial Services
  • Company type
  • Private Equity
C/ Antonio Maura 4, 4ª planta
Madrid, Madrid 28014, ES
P: +34 91 737 50 50
F: +34 91 737 50 49
E: LTrillo@higcapital.com

Team: 400 professionals worldwide and 13 in Spain.

Jaime Bergel

Managing Director Spain


Borja de Parias

Principal LBO


Jose María de Leon

Principal LBO


Ignacio Blasco Lafita

Managing Director Whitehorse


Gonzalo Sánchez-Arjona

Senior Investment Manager LBO


Gonzalo Boada

Investment Manager LBO


Lucía Trillo

Business Development Associate


Victor Kim

Associate LBO


Estebán Caja Samboal

Principal Real Estate


German Lopez-Madrid

Senior Associate Real Estate


Felipe Serra

Associate Real Estate


Emilio Recoder

Principal Bayside


Henrik Telle

Principal Whitehorse


Key data:

18 total investments

Global fund size: €26.000 m

European funds' size: €4.900 m

Investments in 2019: 2

Divestments in 2019: 0

Maximum investment: €100 m (bigger through Advantage BuyOut Fund)

Investment criteria:

Favorite sector (s): All

Predilection phase (s): Capital Expansion, Buy Outs and special situations

Geographical area (s) of predilection: From the Madrid office we focus on Spain and Portugal

H.I.G. Europe