Elliot Maluth Managing Director
Elliot is a Managing Director based in H.I.G.'s San Francisco office. He is responsible for all key aspects of the private investment transaction process including deal origination, transaction structuring and negotiating, and post-closing portfolio company oversight.
Elliot is focused on building H.I.G.’s portfolio of investments in the western U.S. in business services and consumer goods and services.
Elliot’s career spans more than 30 years, with over two decades of experience in the private equity industry, and prior experience in management consulting and sales management. He has been a Managing Director at H.I.G. since 2004.
Prior to H.I.G., he was a Partner with the private equity firm Behrman Capital. Before that, he was an Associate at Golder Thoma Cressey Rauner (GTCR), a private equity firm in Chicago. At both firms, Elliot was responsible for sourcing, negotiating and closing buyouts and recapitalizations of privately held companies, and overseeing investments post-closing. Earlier in his career, he was a Manager in the Strategic Consulting Group of Price Waterhouse and a Sales Manager in the Beverage Division of Procter & Gamble.
Elliot earned a B.B.A. from the University of Washington and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.