H.I.G. Capital Invests in Greek Property Company
LONDON – January 21, 2020 – H.I.G. Capital, LLC (“H.I.G.”), a leading global private equity investment firm with over $35 billion of equity capital under management, announced today that one of its affiliates has recently provided debt and equity financing to Dimand SA, a leading Athens based property and development company. Funds will predominantly be used to finalise office and hotel developments in Athens. Terms were not disclosed.
H.I.G. continues to add to its sizeable holdings of real estate assets across Europe, consisting of both equity as well as debt investments, with a focus on its target market of value-add small and midcap opportunities.
Riccardo Dallolio, Managing Director and Head of H.I.G. Europe Realty, commented: “We believe Greece presents good niche opportunities in a recovering real estate market. In this instance, we have invested in a high quality company with a strong asset base, and our preferred equity position provides significant downside protection”.
Stelios Theodosiou, Principal at H.I.G. Europe Realty in London, added: “This transaction demonstrates our strong sourcing capabilities in Greece and our ability to structure complex transactions suitable for the needs of the local market”.
About H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with over $35 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, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Bogotá, 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.
- H.I.G.’s real estate funds invest in value-added properties, which can benefit from improved asset management practices.
Since its founding in 1993, H.I.G. has invested in and managed more than 300 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 managed by H.I.G. Capital and affiliates.