H.I.G. Capital Expands Latin America’s Investment Team and Real Estate Transactions Capabilities

RIO DE JANEIRO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Hire--H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global private equity and
alternative asset investment firm with $21 billion of equity capital
under management, today announced the appointment of Daniel Nader as
Principal in the H.I.G. Latin America team, as part of a strategy to
expand its investment activity into real estate assets in the region.
H.I.G. has been investing in Latin America since 2012 when it
established operations in Brazil. The firm subsequently raised a
dedicated Latin America Fund in 2016.


H.I.G.’s real estate platform, which has been investing in the U.S. and
Europe since 2007, targets opportunistic real estate investments with a
focus on adding value, improving performance and achieving attractive
risk adjusted returns. With the ability to invest in all parts of the
capital structure, H.I.G. Capital is able to develop creative financing
solutions and consummate transactions on an expedited basis. Typical
investment size ranges from $5 million to $50 million.

Daniel Nader has joined H.I.G. Latin America to spearhead the firm’s
Brazilian real estate business. Daniel brings over 12 years of
experience in the Brazilian real estate market. Prior to H.I.G., he was
a partner of GP Investments Real Estate, where he was responsible for
commercial real estate investments. Earlier in his career, he worked for
4 years at Cushman & Wakefield.

In commenting on his new role, Nader noted: “I am delighted to join
H.I.G.’s Latin America team. By combining H.I.G.’s global real estate
expertise with my local knowledge of the Brazilian market, we will be
very well placed to execute on this strategy in Latin America. I look
forward to working with H.I.G.’s highly experienced team in driving
investments.”

Fernando Marques Oliveira, Head of H.I.G. Latin America, added, “I am
delighted to welcome Daniel to the firm. Daniel is an experienced real
estate executive with a deep knowledge of the Brazilian real estate
market, and an extensive network of contacts that we believe will serve
us well. H.I.G. Latin America continues to expand, and having Daniel
join our team both broadens our reach in terms of investable assets, and
strengthens our focus on opportunistic and value added investing in
small to medium capitalization transactions.”

About H.I.G. Capital

H.I.G. is a leading global private equity and alternative assets
investment firm with $21 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 Mexico City, 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 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
200 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.


Contacts

H.I.G. Capital
Fernando Marques Oliveira, P +55 21 2529.3550
Managing
Director
foliveira@higcapital.com