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H.I.G. WhiteHorse Names Javier Casillas as Managing Director

MIAMI – February 13, 2014 - H.I.G. Capital announced today that its credit affiliate, H.I.G. WhiteHorse, promoted Javier Casillas to Managing Director. Mr. Casillas joined H.I.G. Capital in 2006 and has been responsible for credit investments across a broad range of sectors, including healthcare, business services, and specialty finance. As a Managing Director at H.I.G. WhiteHorse, Mr. Casillas will continue to invest in credit-oriented opportunities in the middle market. Prior to joining H.I.G., Mr. Casillas was an Associate at ING Americas, and a member of the M&A team at JP Morgan. Mr. Casillas received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his M.B.A. from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.

Tony Tamer, an H.I.G. Founder and Managing Partner, commented: “Since joining H.I.G. in 2006, Javier has played a valuable role in expanding our credit platform. More recently, Javier has been a significant contributor in the growth of our WhiteHorse loan origination business.“

About H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. is a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $15 billion of equity capital under management. Based in Miami, and with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, New York and San Francisco in the U.S., as well as international affiliate offices in London, Hamburg, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Rio de Janeiro, H.I.G. specializes in providing capital to small and medium-sized companies with attractive growth potential. Since its founding in 1993, H.I.G. has invested in more than 200 companies worldwide. The firm's current portfolio includes more than 80 companies with combined sales in excess of $30 billion. For more information, please refer to the H.I.G. website at www.higcapital.com.

About H.I.G. Whitehorse
H.I.G. WhiteHorse is the credit affiliate of H.I.G. Capital. H.I.G. WhiteHorse provides debt financing to middle market companies in the U.S. and Europe. H.I.G. WhiteHorse has a broad investment mandate and provides senior and subordinated debt for refinancings, growth capital, acquisitions, buyouts, and balance sheet recapitalizations. Credit facilities typically range from $15 to $100 million for companies with revenues of $50 million or more.