H.I.G. Capital News


Brian Schwartz
Executive Managing Director

H.I.G. Capital
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H.I.G. Capital Names Marc Kramer Managing Director in New York Office

NEW YORK - December 5, 2011 - H.I.G. Capital, L.L.C., a leading global private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Managing Director Marc Kramer to the firm’s New York office. Mr. Kramer joined H.I.G. Capital in September, 2011 to invest out of the $1.5 billion pool of equity capital allocated to H.I.G.’s Middle Market investments. As a Managing Director, Mr. Kramer will be responsible for all aspects of the investment process, including origination, transaction structuring, financing, and post-closing portfolio oversight/growth strategies.

Prior to joining H.I.G., Mr. Kramer was a partner at Fenway Partners where he spent nearly ten years investing in the middle market. While at Fenway, he led the firm's practice in the Transportation/Logistics sector developing investment strategy and focusing on transaction sourcing, execution and oversight. Mr. Kramer began his private equity career at Aurora Capital Group in Los Angeles and focused on buy and build strategies in consolidating industries. Earlier in his career, Mr. Kramer worked for Corporate Decisions, Inc., where he focused on conducting strategic due diligence and growth strategies for private equity firms. Mr. Kramer earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Dartmouth College.

”Marc brings over fifteen years of private equity experience to our team and will be investing capital on behalf of H.I.G.'s Middle-Market Fund, which focuses on providing capital to companies with $200 to $500M of enterprise value,” commented Brian Schwartz, Executive Managing Director at H.I.G. “We are very excited to welcome him to the firm.”

About H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $8.5 billion of equity capital under management. Based in Miami, and with offices in Atlanta, Boston, New York, and San Francisco in the U.S., as well as affiliate offices in London, Hamburg and Paris in Europe, 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. H.I.G. also has extensive experience with financial restructurings and operational turnarounds. Since its founding in 1993, H.I.G. invested in and managed more than 200 companies worldwide. The firm's current portfolio includes more than 50 companies with combined revenues in excess of $8 billion. For more information, please refer to the H.I.G. website at www.higcapital.com.