Bayside Capital Promotes Roman Krislav and Sean Britain to Managing Directors
MIAMI – July 21, 2015 – H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global investment firm with $19 billion of equity capital, announced today that its credit affiliate, Bayside Capital, promoted Roman Krislav and Sean Britain to Managing Directors.
Roman joined H.I.G. Capital in 2006 as a member of H.I.G.’s LBO group and will now be joining Bayside Capital. He is based in Bayside’s Miami office and has over 12 years of private equity and special situations experience across a wide range of industries including niche manufacturing, business services and consumer. Prior to joining H.I.G., Roman was a Vice President at Mercantile Capital Partners and an Associate at Goldman Sachs.
Sean joined Bayside Capital in 2011 and is based in Bayside’s New York office. He has over 15 years of private equity and special situations investing experience across a broad range of industries including business services, retail and consumer, building products, and education. Prior to joining Bayside, Sean was a Principal at Apax Partners and a Vice President at Saunders Karp & Megrue.
John Bolduc, Executive Managing Director of Bayside Capital, commented, “Both Roman and Sean have been instrumental to the growth of the firm. They are extremely talented individuals and we look forward to their continued success as Managing Directors of Bayside Capital.”
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. 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 Bayside Capital
Bayside Capital is an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private investment firm with $19 billion of equity capital under management.* With over $4.5 billion of committed capital, Bayside is focused on providing capital solutions to address complex situations within short timeframes. Through improved access to capital or facilitating balance sheet realignments, Bayside can help support future strategies and expansion plans. Bayside has the ability to provide capital through a broad range of securities including asset-based and cash flow senior and subordinated debt, equity, debtor-in-possession facilities, and special situation loans. Bayside has the experience and resources to help companies quickly resume growth initiatives and improve their strategic position. For more information, please refer to the Bayside Capital website at www.bayside.com.
* Based on total capital commitments to funds managed by H.I.G. Capital and its affiliates.