H.I.G. Capital Expands Investor Relations Team with the Addition of Jordan Peer as Managing Director and Head of IR and Thierry Edde as a Director
NEW YORK & LONDON – September 23, 2014 – H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global private investment firm with more than $17 billion of capital under management,* announced the expansion of its investor relations team with two new hires. Jordan Peer joins the firm as Managing Director and Head of Investor Relations, based in New York. Thierry Edde joins the firm as Director of Investor Relations, based in London.
Jordan will oversee all marketing and investor relations activities globally across the firm’s private equity, growth equity, real estate, credit and life sciences funds. Thierry will be responsible for investor relations efforts in the Middle East and Europe.
“We are excited to welcome these talented professionals to the firm. Jordan and Thierry have been hired at a time of significant growth in demand for the firm’s alternative asset product offerings. Moreover, Jordan’s profound knowledge of the capital raising process, her extensive network of relationships and deep understanding of the private markets makes her the ideal person to lead H.I.G.’s investor relations team.” said Tony Tamer, H.I.G. Capital co-founder and Managing Partner.
Prior to H.I.G., Jordan spent five years at Blackstone’s credit business, GSO Capital Partners, where she led a number of fundraising and investor relations activities, across mezzanine, distressed, hedge fund and customized credit strategies. Prior to Blackstone, Jordan was an investment banker at Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers in the firm’s Leveraged Finance Group.
Thierry is joining H.I.G. from MAB Partners, where he spent the past six years leading global business development and key investor relationships with a focus on Europe and the Middle East. Before MAB, Thierry was a Sales Director at Turner Broadcasting where he was responsible for commercial activities for CNN International across Southern Europe, Middle East, Africa, the CIS and the Balkans.
About H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $17 billion of capital under management.* The H.I.G. family of funds includes private equity, growth equity, real estate, credit, and life sciences. 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 the small to middle cap segments of the market in both the U.S. and Europe. H.I.G. was founded in 1993 and currently employs over 250 investment professionals with significant operating and investing experience. For more information, please refer to the H.I.G. website at www.higcapital.com.
* Based on total capital commitments to funds managed by H.I.G. Capital and its affiliates.