H.I.G. is a leading global alternative assets investment firm with $ 20 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:


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. Other H.I.G. funds invest in various real assets, including real estate and shipping.


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 80 companies with combined sales in excess of $30 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
Office
C/ Antonio Maura 4, 4a planta
---, Madrid 28014, ES
P: +34 91 737 50 50
F: +34 91 737 50 49
E: lbarcenas@higcapital.com

Persona(s) responsable(s): Jaime Bergel (Managing Director Spain)

Número de empleados: 250 a nivel mundial, 13 en España

Equipo de trabajo en Madrid:

H.I.G. European Capital Partners

-Leopoldo Reaño - Principal

e-mail: lreano@higcapital.com

-Juan Barnechea – Principal

e-mail: jbarnechea@higcapital.com

-Leticia de las Bárcenas - Business Development

e-mail: lbarcenas@higcapital.com

-Borja de Parias -Director

e-mail: bdeparias@higcapital.com

-Jose María de León -Director

e-mail: jmdeleon@higcapital.com

-Joaquín Alcalde –Senior Investment Manager

e-mail : jalcalde@higcapital.com

-Gonzalo Sanchez Arjona – Investment Manager

e-mail: gsanchezarjona@higcapital.com

H.I.G. Bayside

-Manuel Guerrero – Director

e-mail : mguerrero@bayside.com

H.I.G. Real Estate

-Pedro Abella - Principal

e-mail: pabella@higcapital.com

-Germán Lopez Madrid –Associate

e-mail : glopezmadrid@higcapital.com

H.I.G. WhiteHorse

-Miguel Lasso – Director

e-mail:mlasso@higcapital.com

Actividad y posicionamiento:H.I.G Capital es un inversor global líder en el segmento de compañías medianas. Con más de € 20.000 millones de capital bajo gestión provenientes de inversores de primer nivel hemos llevado a cabo más de 200 transacciones tanto en Europa como en EEUU.
A través de los distintos fondos que componen la familia de fondos de H.I.G. en Europa, tenemos la capacidad de intervenir en toda la estructura financiera de una compañía, incluyendo capital, con los fondos H.I.G. Europe I y H.I.G. Europe II, deuda y financiación primaria (H.I.G. WhiteHorse) e inversiones en el mercado de crédito, Real Estate y situaciones especiales (Bayside Capital).
Pretendemos ser un socio estratégico a largo plazo, y nuestra capacidad financiera nos permite tener recursos disponibles para posibles oportunidades de adquisiciones o crecimiento posteriores, contando siempre con el apoyo y la experiencia operativa de los más de 250 profesionales de H.I.G.

Cifras clave:

Tamaño del fondo Global: €20.000 millones

Tamaño fondos Europeos: €3.350 millones

Inversión mínima: €10 millones

Inversión máxima: €100 millones

Cifras del año 2016 en España:

Número de inversiones: 17

Inversiones realizadas en 2016: 1

Desinversiones realizadas en 2016: 1

Criterios de inversión:

Sector(es) de predilección: Todos

Fase(s) de predilección: Capital Expansión, Buy Outs y situaciones especiales

Zona(s) geográfica(s) de predilección: Desde la oficina de Madrid nos enfocamos en España y Portugal

H.I.G. Europe