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Why H.I.G. Capital for Private Equity? / Overview of H.I.G. Capital


Overview


H.I.G. Capital is a Florida-based private equity firm with an AUM of over $50B. H.I.G. operates funds in private equity, direct lending, special situations, real estate, infrastructure, growth equty, and biohealth. H.I.G. prides itself on investing in growth-oriented businesses and on executing transactions efficiently.


In March 2022, the firm raised $838mm for its fourth real estate fund.


HIG Capital Overview


Remember that in order to craft a great answer to the common question "Why this Firm?", it's your responsibility to read articles and speak with employees. If you are interviewing with H.I.G. Capital, you should make sure you know:


  • 1 deal that the investment team you are recruiting with has done

  • 1 person at the firm (ideally someone who would have influence over your recruiting process)

  • 1 business model-specific detail to mention


We explain how to answer qualitative questions and research private equity firms in our Private Equity Course. We also teach how to build LBO models and prepare for case study interviews.



Big 3 Qualitative Questions




Selected Transaction


H.I.G. Capital acquired arcade designer Family Entertainment Group from other investors. The firm looks to implement various strategic growth initiatives and expects to benefit from H.I.G.'s expertise in the technology sector.

  • Transaction Description: H.I.G. Capital, LLC acquired Family Entertainment Group, LLC from TZP Group and others

  • Transaction Date: Closed July 2022

  • Press Release


Fact Sheet


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  • Company Name: H.I.G. Capital

  • Description: H.I.G. Capital is a global alternative investment firm with a focus on the middle market

  • Firm Category: Private Equity / Middle Market

  • Status: H.I.G. Capital is a privately held company

  • Founded: 1993

  • Assets Under Management: $50B

  • Flagship Fund Size: H.I.G. Capital Partners VI ($1.3B raised in 2020)

  • Co-CEOs: Sami Mnaymneh, Tony Tamer

  • Headquarters: Miami, USA


Resources


HIG Capital Glassdoor



HIG Capital Salary


Based on the H1B Database, the average base salary for an Associate at HIG is $105k - $150k.