H.I.G. Capital Appoints Matt Lozow and Alok Sanghvi as Managing Directors to Lead H.I.G. Middle Market’s Business Services Efforts
MIAMI – March 7, 2016 – H.I.G. Middle Market (“H.I.G.”), the dedicated middle market investment affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, announced today that it has promoted Matt Lozow to Managing Director and hired Alok Sanghvi as a Managing Director. Matt and Alok will be leading H.I.G.’s Business Services investment efforts.
Matt has been a member of H.I.G.’s New York Middle Market team since joining the firm in 2009. He has been a key player in several successful H.I.G. investments including Surgery Partners, MagnaCare, SeaStar Marine and A10. Prior to joining H.I.G. in 2009, Matt worked with private equity firms including Behrman Capital and Audax Private Equity focusing on late stage buyouts and recapitalizations. Matt began his career as a consultant with Bain & Company.
Alok will be based in H.I.G.’s New York office and has more than 15 years of experience in private equity and M&A. Prior to joining H.I.G., Alok led corporate development at MultiPlan Inc., a large healthcare company where he was responsible for corporate strategy and M&A activity. Before MultiPlan, Alok spent 8 years at Warburg Pincus where he focused on healthcare investments. He began his career at The Boston Consulting Group.
H.I.G. Executive Managing Director Rick Rosen commented, “We are excited to have Matt and Alok head up our Business Services vertical, which has been an active and highly successful area for H.I.G. for many years. They both have extensive experience in Business Services and we look forward to their continued achievements for the Middle Market team.”
About H.I.G. Middle Market
H.I.G.’s Middle Market Fund specializes in providing up to $200m of equity in transactions involving mid-market companies with high-quality, value-added products and services, and attractive growth potential. H.I.G.’s Middle Market Fund aligns itself with committed management teams and will make investments across a wide range of industries and opportunities, from profitable market leaders to underperforming businesses facing unique challenges. We work closely with our management teams and use our in-house operating expertise to help our portfolio companies become industry leaders.
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, Los Angeles, 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:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
* Based on total capital commitments to funds managed by H.I.G. Capital and its affiliates.