Why H.I.G. Capital for Private Equity? / Overview of H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a Florida-based private equity firm with an AUM of over $55B. 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.
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.
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
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
Assets Under Management: $55B
Flagship Fund Size: H.I.G. Capital Partners VI ($1.3B raised in 2020)
Co-CEOs: Sami Mnaymneh, Tony Tamer
Headquarters: Miami, USA
Based on the H1B Database, the average base salary for an Associate at H.I.G is $105k - $150k.