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WhiteHorse Capital Promotes Gina Provenzale, Jeff Wells and John Yeager to Managing Director
STAMFORD – November 9, 2017 – WhiteHorse Capital (“WhiteHorse”) announced the promotion of Gina Provenzale, Jeff Wells and John Yeager to Managing Director. WhiteHorse is the direct lending affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with $24 billion of equity capital under management.
Gina Provenzale is based in Stamford and is responsible for structuring and executing financial solutions to mid-market and lower mid-market sponsors with a focus on providing senior debt, second lien debt, and unitranche debt products.
Jeff Wells, who is based in Dallas, is responsible for sourcing and executing middle market senior debt financings for non-sponsored borrowers. Jeff also provides coverage and support to a number of southwestern private equity clients.
John Yeager is based in Chicago and is responsible for all aspects of the investment process including sourcing, transaction structuring and execution of post-closing operational strategies.
Stuart Aronson, Managing Director and Group Head of WhiteHorse, said, “We are excited to recognize the leadership contributions made by Gina, Jeff and John toward the growth of the WhiteHorse direct lending platform, and look forward to their continued success.”
About WhiteHorse Capital
WhiteHorse is the direct lending affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with $24 billion of equity capital under management.* WhiteHorse provides debt financing to middle market companies across a broad range of industries, including business services, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, food/agriculture, and specialty finance. WhiteHorse has a broad investment mandate and provides senior and subordinated debt for refinancings, growth capital, acquisitions, buyouts, and balance sheet recapitalizations. WhiteHorse professionals, across the U.S. and Europe, have extensive experience and a proven track record of providing creative financing structures and employing a long term relationship oriented portfolio management philosophy.
* Based on total capital commitments managed by H.I.G. Capital and affiliates.