WhiteHorse Capital Continues Expanding the Sponsor Originations Team with the Addition of Jason Hicks as Principal
NEW YORK – August 10, 2020 – WhiteHorse Capital (“WhiteHorse”), the direct lending affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a leading global alternative investment firm with $39 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce the addition of Jason Hicks as Principal. He will be based in WhiteHorse’s New York. office and will be responsible for originating and executing middle market debt financings for private equity sponsored transactions.
Jason has over 20 years of experience in leveraged finance, mergers & acquisitions, and private equity across a broad range of sectors including aerospace and defense, business services, consumer/retail, energy, general industrials, healthcare, media, technology, telecom, and transportation & logistics. Previously, Jason was a Managing Director at MC Credit Partners where he spent 7 years as an origination and execution professional for sponsored and non-sponsored transactions. Prior to MC Credit, Jason worked for 7 years at a private equity fund, and he spent the initial 9 years of his career in Citigroup’s mergers & acquisitions and leveraged finance groups.
Stuart Aronson, Group Head of WhiteHorse Capital’s U.S. Direct Lending Platform, commented, “The addition of Jason, an extremely talented and seasoned investment professional, demonstrates our commitment to growing our private equity sponsored business and we are delighted to welcome him to the team. He will be instrumental to WhiteHorse as we continue to grow.”
About WhiteHorse Capital
WhiteHorse is the direct lending affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a leading global alternative investment firm with $39 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, technology, media and telecommunications (TMT), 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 North America 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.