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H.I.G. taps Slade as managing director for capital formation group

In his new role, Slade will be responsible for capital raising and investor relations activities in the Middle East.

  • Previously, he worked at Partners Group where he was head of Middle East and Africa
  • Prior to Partners Group, Slade worked at GAM investments
  • According to the investment firm, H.I.G. currently has over $49 billion of equity capital under management

H.I.G. Capital has named Oliver Slade as managing director in its capital formation group. Slade is based in Dubai.

In his new role, Slade will be responsible for capital raising and investor relations activities in the Middle East. He has been based in the region since 2008 and has over 17 years of experience in alternative assets. Slade joins H.I.G. from Partners Group, where he was the Head of Middle East and Africa, responsible for the development and capital raising activities across private markets funds and solutions in the region. Prior to Partners Group, Slade held a similar role at GAM investments.

On this new appointment, Jordan Peer Griffin, executive managing director and global head of capital formation, commented, “Oliver will be integral to further expanding our investor base at a time when the firm’s investment activities are at an all-time high across our global platform in private equity, credit, and real assets strategies.”

Based in Miami, H.I.G. currently has over $49 billion of equity capital under management, according to the firm.