H.I.G. promotes four

H.I.G. Capital has promoted Stuart Aronson and Jordan Peer Griffin to executive managing director.

H.I.G. Capital has promoted Stuart Aronson and Jordan Peer Griffin to executive managing director. The firm’s WhiteHorse U.S. direct lending platform has promoted Pankaj Gupta to president and Javier Casillas to chief credit officer.

PRESS RELEASE

MIAMI – January 13, 2022 – H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global alternative investment firm with over $47 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce several senior level promotions.

The executive leadership team has been expanded with the promotions of Stuart Aronson and Jordan Peer Griffin to Executive Managing Director:

· Stuart was promoted to Executive Managing Director of H.I.G. Capital and Chief Executive Officer of H.I.G. WhiteHorse U.S., H.I.G.’s U.S. direct lending affiliate. Stuart leads H.I.G. WhiteHorse’s $8 billion U.S. direct lending platform and chairs its Investment Committee. H.I.G. WhiteHorse U.S. has completed over 170 transactions and has 63 investment professionals located in 12 local offices across North America.

· Jordan was promoted to Executive Managing Director of H.I.G. Capital. She leads H.I.G.’s Capital Formation Group globally across the firm’s private equity, growth equity, credit, infrastructure, real estate, and co-investment strategies. Jordan serves on the Investment Committee for the H.I.G. Strategic Partners Funds. She also co-chairs both the firm’s ESG & Diversity and Inclusion Committee, as well as its Operational Risk Committee.

Additionally, the firm’s WhiteHorse U.S. direct lending platform has promoted Pankaj Gupta to President and Javier Casillas to Chief Credit Officer:
· Pankaj was promoted to President of WhiteHorse U.S. and will continue to serve as the Global Head of Originations for H.I.G. WhiteHorse U.S. and Europe. He has been with the firm for over 10 years and will continue to serve on the Investment Committee of both WhiteHorse U.S. and Europe.

· Javier was promoted to Chief Credit Officer of H.I.G. WhiteHorse U.S. He has been with the firm for over 15 years, is one of the founding members of WhiteHorse, and will continue to serve on the Investment Committee of both WhiteHorse U.S. and Europe.

Sami Mnaymneh and Tony Tamer, Co-CEOs of H.I.G., commented, “We are delighted to announce these well-deserved promotions, which reflect the continued growth of H.I.G., and position us well for the future.”

About H.I.G. Capital H.I.G. is a leading global alternative assets investment firm with over $47 billion of equity capital under management.*