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H.I.G. WhiteHorse Strengthens Boston Team with the Addition of Eric Nadzo as Principal

BOSTON – December 8, 2015 – H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global private equity investment firm with $19 billion of equity capital under management, announced today that its credit affiliate, H.I.G. WhiteHorse, hired Eric Nadzo as a Principal in H.I.G.’s Boston office. Mr. Nadzo has over 15 years of experience in principal investing and investment banking in a range of industries including business services, healthcare, technology, manufacturing and specialty finance. He will be responsible for sourcing and executing debt investments in middle market companies across a broad range of industries.

Javier Casillas, an H.I.G. WhiteHorse Managing Director, commented, “We are excited to welcome Eric to the team. His extensive experience in debt investments in middle market companies will allow us to continue to successfully grow our direct lending business in North America.”

About H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with $19 billion of equity capital under management.* Based in Miami, and with offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, and Atlanta 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 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. Other H.I.G. funds invest in various real assets, including real estate and shipping.

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.

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 $30 million or more.

* Based on total capital commitments to funds managed by H.I.G. Capital and its affiliates.