H.I.G. Capital’s Real Estate Team Expands to Italy with the Addition of a Senior Investment Professional
MILAN – November 18, 2014 – H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $17 billion of capital under management,* is pleased to announce the appointment of Gabriele Magotti as Director in H.I.G.’s Milan office. Mr. Magotti joins H.I.G. Capital from Deutsche Bank, where he transacted and managed real estate investments across several European jurisdictions as Head of Southern Europe for the Alternative and Real Assets team.
H.I.G. Capital’s real estate platform targets opportunistic real estate investments, with a focus on adding value, improving performance, and achieving attractive risk adjusted returns. The H.I.G. European real estate team is active across a wide spectrum of real estate asset classes and has completed 11 transactions across multiple jurisdictions in Europe in the last two years. With the ability to invest in all parts of the capital structure, H.I.G. Capital is able to develop creative financing solutions and consummate transactions on an expedited basis. Typical investment size ranges from $10 million to $100 million.
Earlier this year, H.I.G. opened its Milan office, which now has a team of nine professionals, whose activities include private equity transactions, credit investments, debt solutions, real estate and related investment opportunities.
About H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. is a leading global private equity investment firm with more than €13 billion of equity capital under management.* 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 providing capital to small and medium-sized companies with attractive growth potential. H.I.G. invests in management-led buyouts and recapitalizations of profitable and well managed manufacturing or service businesses. 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 80 companies with combined sales in excess of €22 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.