H.I.G. has named Jack Macfarlane and Anila Thompson to its capital formation group as principals. Macfarlane joins H.I.G. from Lazard’s private capital advisory group while Thompson previously worked at Jones Lang LaSalle’s funds advisory group and capital markets. Macfarlane is based in H.I.G.’s New York office and Thompson is based in the firm’s London office.
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–H.I.G. Capital, a leading global alternative asset manager with over $35 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce that Jack Macfarlane and Anila Thompson have joined the firm’s Capital Formation Group as Principals. Jack and Anila will both be responsible for capital raising and investor relations with a specific focus on H.I.G.’s real assets strategies.
Based in H.I.G.’s New York office, Jack joins from Lazard’s Private Capital Advisory group, where he focused on capital raising for real estate strategies. Prior to Lazard, Jack held roles in asset management at Credit Suisse and Lehman Brothers.
Based in H.I.G.’s London office, Anila joins from Jones Lang LaSalle, Funds Advisory Group & Capital Markets, where she led various fundraising efforts for real estate strategies. Prior to JLL, Anila held roles in business development at Venn Partners and Altavista.
Jordan Peer, Managing Director and Global Head of Capital Formation, commented: “We are delighted to welcome both Jack and Anila to H.I.G. Jack and Anila are key additions to serve our expanding U.S. and European investor bases at a time when we are ramping up our activities in the small and mid-cap real assets markets. We have experienced tremendous growth in our real estate platform across our value-add / opportunistic equity and debt strategies, both in the U.S. and Europe. We are also launching our mid-cap infrastructure strategy where companies can benefit from H.I.G.’s value-added operating expertise, and where H.I.G. has previously completed more than a dozen such investments in its private equity funds.”
About H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. is a leading alternative assets investment firm with over $35 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:
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 assets platform invest in both real estate and infrastructure investments, which can benefit from value-add initiatives and 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.