H.I.G. Capital Appoints London MD

H.I.G. Capital has appointed Henry Gregson as a managing director in its London office. Prior to joining H.I.G., Gregson was a partner at Pamplona Capital, a private equity fund based in London. Before that, he spent several years at the private equity arm of Royal Bank of Scotland. PRESS RELEASE H.I.G. Capital, a leading global […]

H.I.G. Capital Sells Vantage in Secondary Buyout

Global private equity investment firm H.I.G. Capital has sold Vantage Specialty Chemicals to private equity firm The Jordan Company. Vantage is a Chicago-based specialty chemicals company focused on naturally derived ingredients for consumer products, personal care, food and industrial markets. PRESS RELEASE H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm, has announced the sale […]

H.I.G. Exits Vantage Specialty Chemicals

The Jordan Company, via its Resolute Fund II, L.P., has acquired Chicago-based Vantage Specialty Chemicals from H.I.G. Capital. Terms of the deal were not released.

Blechman Joins H.I.G. Capital

David Blechman has joined H.I.G. Capital as an MD in the LBO practice. Previously, he was an MD at Tower Three Partners and a Sun Capital Partners principal.

Kramer Joins H.I.G. Capital

Marc Kramer was added to H.I.G. Capital’s New York office. Kramer joined H.I.G. in September. Kramer was recently a partner at Fenway Partners.

HIG Capital Acquires Pro-Pet

Miami-based HIG Capital has acquired a majority interest in Pro-Pet, a manufacturer of private label dry pet food for distribution domestically and worldwide. Pro-Pet is based in St. Marys, Ohio, and has operating facilities located in Owatonna, Minnesota; St. Marys, Ohio; and Kansas City, Kansas. PRESS RELEASE Pro-Pet maintains relationships with numerous leading retailers that […]

H.I.G.-Backed NARS Acquires Integrity

National Asset Recovery Services Inc., which is backed by buyout shop H.I.G. Capital, has acquired Integrity Financial Partners. Terms of the deal were not released. HIG Capital is based in Miami, and has more than $8.5 billion under management.

HIG, Charlesbank Deal Vision Source to Brazos

Brazos Private Equity Partners will acquire the stake in Vision Source, the optometric franchise, that was acquired by HIG Capital and Charlesbank Capital Partners just 18 months ago. The sponsors reorganized TLC Vision after the company filed Chapter 11. Specifics on the deal were not made public. PRESS RELEASE: H.I.G. and Charlesbank Sell Interest in […]

H.I.G. Capital Exits Securus Technologies

H.I.G. Capital announced Thursday that it had completed the sale of Securus Technologies to Castle Harlan. Terms of the deal, which closed at the end of May, were not released. Securus, based in Dallas, was formed by H.I.G. in September 2004 through the merger of Evercom Systems and T-Netix. The Company provides detainee communications and information management technology for correctional facilities.

H.I.G. Capital Scoops Teleflex Marine

Miami-based global PE firm H.I.G. Capital is to acquire Teleflex Marine. The Marine business has operations around the world and is a lprovider of aftermarket steering and control products, OEM, and accessories for the global recreational marine market. PRESS RELEASE H.I.G. Capital announced the acquisition of Teleflex Marine. The Marine business has operations around the […]

Next Generation Vending Acquired by HIG

HIG Capital, the Miami-based private equity firm, will acquire Next Generation Vending & Food Service Inc. The company provides vending service in the Northeast US. Next Generation’s management team, led by Chief Executive Officer, David Mac Isaac and Chief Operating Office, Joe Rogan, joined forces with H.I.G. to consummate the recapitalization. The private equity firm has a goal to expand Next Generation’s footprint.

H.I.G Capital Exits Ideal Image

Private equity group H.I.G. Capital, has exited its portfolio company Ideal Image for $175 million to Steiner Leisure. PRESS RELEASE H.I.G. Capital, LLC, a leading global private equity investment firm, today announced the successful sale of its portfolio company Ideal Image for $175 million to Steiner Leisure (NASDAQ:STNR). “We are proud to have supported the […]

H.I.G. Capital Buys WhiteHorse Capital Assets

H.I.G. Capital has acquired certain assets of Dallas-based CLO manager WhiteHorse Capital. Terms of the deal were not released. The new company, H.I.G. WhiteHorse, will provide senior, second lien, uni-tranche, mezzanine and subordinated debt for refinancings, growth capital, acquisitions and balance sheet recaps.

H.I.G. Europe Acquires Losberger Group

H.I.G. Europe, the European arm of mid-market buyout shop H.I.G. Capital, has acquired a majority stake in the Losberger Group. Germany-based Losberger produces, sells and leases temporary spaces such as modular event tents. Terms of the buyout were not released.

H.I.G. Europe, Bayside Acquire Bezier

H.I.G. Europe, the European arm of buyout shop H.I.G. Capital, and its debt affiliate Bayside Capital have acquired UK-based Bezier, a provider of sales marketing services. Specific terms of the deal were not released. Miami-based H.I.G. Capital has more than $8.5 billion of equity capital under management.

H.I.G. Closes Buy of Next Generation Vending

H.I.G. Capital said Tuesday that its completed its buy of Next Generation Vending and Food Service. Financial terms weren’t announced. Management is retaining a stake. Stoughton, Mass.-based Next Generation Vending provides vending services for corporate and institutional clients in the Northeastern United States.

H.I.G. Buys Majority of Hanlo

H.I.G. European Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in Hanlo Group. Financial terms of the deal were not announced. The acquisition is a joint investment with Solidus Partners, the investment vehicle of Philippe Graf von Stauffenberg. Based in Graz, Austria, and Freiwalde, Germany, Hanlo provides energy efficient prefabricated houses in the German speaking region. H.I.G. European Capital Partners is the European PE arm of H.I.G. Capital.

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