H.I.G. Capital has named Jérome Fouillé and Jenny Hammarlund as managing directors to its real estate team. Prior to joining H.I.G., Fouillé was managing director and head of tactical opportunities at GIC while Hammarlund was a director in the real estate team at KKR.
LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global alternative asset management firm with over $30 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce that Jérome Fouillé and Jenny Hammarlund have joined the firm’s real estate team as Managing Directors. Jérome and Jenny together bring over 35 years of experience originating, structuring and investing in real estate equity and debt. They are based in H.I.G.’s London office.
Prior to H.I.G., Jérome worked for GIC as Managing Director and Head of Tactical Opportunities where he was responsible for investments in Europe targeting Core+ to Value Add transactions across a wide range of asset classes. Prior to this, he was a Senior Vice President at Colony Capital and at Heitman. Jérome holds an M.B.A. from The London Business School.
Prior to H.I.G., Jenny was a Director in the real estate team at KKR, where she focused on sourcing and executing real estate investments across Europe. Prior to this, Ms. Hammarlund was a Director at Värde Partners in London and a Vice President at Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partners in New York. Jenny holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
Riccardo Dallolio, Managing Director and Head of H.I.G. Europe Realty Partners, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Jenny and Jérome to the firm. They are very experienced and successful real estate investors who significantly augment the expertise and capabilities of our team. I am confident they will play an instrumental role in H.I.G. Realty’s growth in Europe.”
About H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with over $30 billion of equity capital under management.* Based in Miami, and with European offices in London, Hamburg, Madrid, Milan, Paris, and U.S. and Latin American offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Stamford, 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 growth investments, 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 $30 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.