H.I.G Europe

H.I.G. Europe is the European affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity firm focused on the small and mid cap market with over €26 billion of equity capital under management* and over 350 investment professionals worldwide. H.I.G. Europe is exclusively dedicated to making private equity investments in Europe, including a €2 billion European fund. H.I.G. Europe previously received the "Fund of the Year" award from the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA). The European team consists of approximately 40 investment professionals in our London, Hamburg, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan and Paris offices.

João Almeida

Director

Jens Alsleben

MD of Germany

Luciano Anzanello

Principal

Antoine Baudesson

Principal

Jaime Bergel

MD

Biedermann, Wolfgang Rudolf Josef

Executive MD and Head of Europe

Tobias Borkowski

Principal

Olivier Boyadjian

MD

Dominik Böhm

Principal

Andrea Cervesato

Director

Emeric Déramaux

Director

Stefano Giambelli

MD

Giovanni B. Guglielmi

Principal

John Harper

MD

Johannes Huttunen

Principal

Rohin Jain

MD

Holger Kleingarn

MD

Daniel Krysewski

Director

Raffaele Legnani

MD

José María de León

Principal

Alastair Mills

MD

James Mitchell

Principal

Johannes Natterer

MD

Nishant Nayyar

MD

Markus Noe-Nordberg

MD

Pierre-André Olive

Principal

Borja de Parias

Principal

Klaas Reineke

MD

Christian Kraul-von Renner

MD

Adam Taylor

Director

Alexander Thorn

Principal

37 past transactions

7S Group GmbH

Private Equity Round in 2010
The 7S Group is one of the ten personnel service providers in Germany. The company, headquartered in Jena, is characterized by a high degree of specialization. The core areas include the sectors Healthcare, Catering, Aviation, IT, Engineering, Industry & Technology and Office Management. While operating mainly throughout Germany, the group employs more than 8,000 employees in over 200 offices, production facilities, technical offices and customer service centers.

AR Metallizing

Acquisition in 2012
AR Metallizing is the global top manufacturer in the metallized paper industry, and headquartered in Belgium. Aside from Belgium, AR Metallizing also has production bases in locations such as Italy and United States North America, and currently provides products to approximately 300 printing companies and converters in 80 countries. AR Metallizing’s products have superiorities in cosmetic appearance, functionality and printing friendliness, and are widely used in the label and the packaging of a variety of products, including beverages, foods, and consumer products.

Bezier

Acquisition in 2011
Bezier is a brand engagement and activation agency that provides integrated marketing services. Its services include brand management, through-the line-campaigns, integrated shopper marketing and insights, AV production, 3D modelling and animation, digital, and brand experience; and global supply management solutions in merchandising, installation, temporary, permanent and semi-permanent point-of-sale, kitting, assembly, and warehousing and logistics. It also provides managed services, such as concept, design, structural, artwork, prototyping, production, assembly, and distribution.

Interpath

Acquisition in 2021
Interpath is a broad advisory practice offering more than 25 solutions to organisations across all sections of the economy.

Tres60 Servicios Audiovisuales

Acquisition in 2013
Tres60 Servicios Audiovisuales is a provider of audio-visual production and post-production services.

Santa Lucia Pharma Apps Srl

Merger/Acquisition in 2017
Santa Lucia Pharma Apps Srl designs and develops software for hospitals to manage unit dose drugs and medical devices. The company provides MARIO cabinet technology which enables personalized therapy in unit dose, directly inside the cart of therapy through mechatronics technologies and RFID which allows management of medical devices in all the surgical areas. It also manages and delivers medicines to over 10,000 beds in 25 Italian hospitals. Santa Lucia Pharma Apps Srl was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Piacenza, Italy.

IMPURSA S.A.U.

Merger/Acquisition in 2015
IMPURSA S.A.U. offers advertising services. The company was incorporated in 1993 and is based in Alicante, Spain. Impursa S.A.U. is a former subsidiary of Grupo Redext.

Cadica/Tessilgraf/Bernini

Merger/Acquisition in 2019
Cadica/Tessilgraf/Bernini represents the combined operations of Bernini srl, CADICAGROUP S.p.a., and Tessilgraf Corporation Srl in their sale to H.I.G. Europe. As on May 7, 2019, Cadica/Tessilgraf/Bernini was acquired by H.I.G. Europe. Bernini srl, CADICAGROUP S.p.a., and Tessilgraf Corporation Srl manufacture labels, hashtags, patches, and other accessories for clothing. The companies are based in Italy.

Meyra Group S.A.

Merger/Acquisition in 2019
Meyra Group provides retail supplier of orthopaedic and rehabilitation equipment.

Aircom International

Acquisition in 2011
AIRCOM International, Ltd. provides network management tools and services for the telecommunication operators. Its products include ASSET, a multi technology radio planning tool; ADVANTAGE, an automated cell planning, designed for rapid implementation; ARRAYWIZARD, which generates automated coverage prediction and multi technology array creation; ASSET ACP that reduces or eliminates the need for drive testing; OPTIMA, a performance and service management tool; DATASAFE, which is designed to reconcile planning and live network data when making changes and upgrades to network equipment; The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Leatherhead, the United Kingdom with additional offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore, South Africa, the United States, India, Sweden, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, and China, as well as Paris, France; Rome, Italy; and Sydney, Australia.

Royo Group

Acquisition in 2016
Royo Group, a multinational specialising in bathroom furnishings and appliances (hydro massage baths, shower columns and trays), is considered the third largest bathroom furniture company in Europe and the leader in Spain. The company has 650 employees at its factories in Quart de Poblet (Valencia, Spain), Sztum (Poland) and Mexico City (Mexico). The Group, led by Raúl Royo, has a history spanning back 44 years and holds an unrivalled market position, becoming a global company present in 60 countries and with 80% of revenues generated internationally. Currently, the company manufactures around 874,000 (furniture, ancillaries and mirrors) units at its three production facilities and has more than 10,000 points of sale worldwide.

Brand Addition Limited

Acquisition in 2012
Brand Addition specialises in designing, sourcing and delivering innovative branded promotional products for corporate and consumer sales & marketing activity. They have everything you need to help you find the perfect branded items for your marketing and brand awareness campaigns. Their dedicated account managers are here on hand to help you find the perfect branded item. Their range of services includes, web development, creative designers and warhouseing at their locations.

Alu Rehab AS

Merger/Acquisition in 2019
Alu Rehab AS manufacutres and sells wheelchairs, seating systems, and accessories under the brand name Netti. Its products includes wheelchairs, dynamic system, customized accessories, cushions, ride design cushions, ramps, ad-on drive, and pressure mapping. The company serves health care sector. Alu Rehab AS was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Klepp Stasjon, Norway with additional offices in Ry, Denmark.

CONET

Merger/Acquisition in 2017
CONET is the Competent IT Systems and Consulting Provider for SAP, Infrastructure, Communications, Software and Experts. The success of their projects for the customer is the guideline for their actions. They want to excite our customers every day by understanding and supporting them and their processes. Customer proximity, strong specialist expertise and motivated employees form the base, upon which we develop with their hearts and their minds new and flexible solutions to provide their customers with return on investment today and future reliability for tomorrow. They think and work beyond the individual project and invest into the forming of a rewarding relationship.

Sports Division of Lagardère Sports and Entertainment

Merger/Acquisition in 2019
Sports Division of Lagardère Sports and Entertainment comprises a sports and entertainment agency. The asset is located in France.

Europa Facilities Management

Private Equity Round in 2008
Europa Facilities Management is one of the largest privately-owned facilities management groups offering clients a fully integrated range of management and delivery of services across utilities, public, corporate and retail sectors throughout the U.K. Operations throughout the United Kingdom have grown to employ around 1,500 people. Europa has made the transition from single service provision to the delivery of a range of services and the management of sub-contractors on behalf of its growing clientele.

Adelie Foods Group Ltd

Merger/Acquisition in 2015
Adelie Foods is one of the UK's leading ‘Food to Go’ businesses supplying a wide range of customers in the retail, coffee shop, travel and contract catering sectors with a range of high quality, innovative chilled food products. Adelie currently employs around 2,800 colleagues across its six manufacturing and eight distribution locations around the country. In addition to its impressive portfolio of private label products, Adelie also owns the UK's biggest sandwich brand, URBAN eat, which is stocked in over 6,000 outlets nationwide.

Tres60 Servicios Audiovisuales

Private Equity Round in 2012
Tres60 Servicios Audiovisuales is a provider of audio-visual production and post-production services.

Metalprint Srl

Merger/Acquisition in 2019
Metalprint is a custom manufacturer of Brass, Aluminium, and Copper forgings. Metalprint supports its clients over the entire process of product design and development and adopts a highly automatized production process. The company operates in Canada through Jebco Manufacturing, North American leader in the high precision machining of aluminium components.

La Gavia Asesores, S.L.

Merger/Acquisition in 2015
LA GAVIA ASESORES, S.L. provides laser hair removal and medical aesthetics services for women and men. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

St. Gilgen International School

Private Equity Round in 2013
St. Gilgen International School is the co-educational boarding and day school for students between the ages of 9 and 18.

Kondor Ltd.

Acquisition in 2014
Kondor Ltd. distributes consumer electronic accessories for high street retail, online, mass merchant, and B2C channels worldwide. Its distribution portfolio comprises product categories, such as batteries, cables and electronics, cameras and accessories, cases and protection, chargers, essential packs, headphones and headsets, health trackers, home accessories, memory products, speakers, and miscellaneous products. The company also provides marketing, product development, channel management, direct fulfillment and Ecommerce, and logistics and warehousing services. Kondor Ltd. was founded in 1994 and is based in Christchurch, United Kingdom. As per the transaction announced on July 13, 2018, Kondor Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of DCC Technology Limited.

VNU Media

Private Equity Round in 2009
VNU Media is the recruitment media company.

Groupe CTI, Sarl

Private Equity Round in 2011
Groupe CTI, Sarl manufactures industrial boilers. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Agneaux, France. As of March 30, 2016, Groupe CTI, Sarl operates as a subsidiary of Taihai Manoir Nuclear Equipment Co., Ltd.
ISE is the group of international schools in Italy and has a long-established reputation for world-class teaching and academics.

Karmo Spirit S.L.

Private Placement in 2018
Karmo Spirit S.L. operates a distillery that manufactures gin in Strawberry, Classic, and Pure Black Edition variants. The company also produces Los Hermanos anisette and the Triunfo liquors. The company also operates an online store that sells gins, anisettes, and liquors. The company was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Seville, Spain.

Vacumet Corp.

Acquisition in 2012
Vacumet Corp. provides metalized paper applications which include advertising, beverage labels, entertainment packaging, general label, gift wrap, and publishing and commercial printing; and metalized plastic applications comprise agriculture products, anti-static films, balloons and party supplies, barrier food packaging, building and construction materials, decorative packaging, and microwave susceptors.

DGS

Merger/Acquisition in 2020
DGS is a private group which operates in the ICT industry since 1997, providing high-tech, value-added business solutions, combining a strategic vision related to business goals, with a technology-based innovative soul. The group is targeting Large Customers by offering a highly qualified offer on the entire ICT value chain: planning, design, development, integration, implementation and maintenance of complex system infrastructures, based on all the major technologies on the market. The ability to operate according to a bimodal approach allows DGS to deliver competitive and valuable solutions, reducing costs and allowing high customization level within time-to-market constraints.

Fågelviksgruppen AB

Merger/Acquisition in 2015
Fågelviksgruppen Ab offers taxi transportation services and operates under trademarks Taxi Kurir, Botkyrka Taxi and Taxi Skåne. The company is based in Sweden.

Silentnight Group

Acquisition in 2011
Silentnight Group Limited is the UK's leading bed manufacturer. Home to some of the most prestigious brand names in the industry, including Sealy, Rest Assured and the UK consumer Superbrand, Silentnight Beds, the Group prides itself on innovation and has a vision of making its brands the most sought-after in the UK and Ireland. It is estimated that one in five beds sold in the UK is a Silentnight Group brand.

Fågelviksgruppen

Acquisition in 2015
Fågelviksgruppen provides fare allocation and dispatch services to more than 4,500 taxis across Sweden

Exterior Plus

Acquisition in 2015
Exterior Plus creates OOH communication solutions for brands adapted to their brand goals. We offer a dynamic, cross media porfolio in four different areas: Street Furniture, Transports, Parkings and Large Format. We own 25.000 advertising displays which cover more than the 90% of Spain. Non of this makes sense without a great team on the top. Exterior Plus has a high experienced team for a great customer service. Besides, we have offices all across Spain to offer you the best attention and local knowledge for your communication.

SISTEMAS E IMAGEN PUBLICITARIA, S.L.

Merger/Acquisition in 2015
SISTEMAS E IMAGEN PUBLICITARIA, S.L. offers advertising services. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Barcelona, Spain. SISTEMAS E IMAGEN PUBLICITARIA, S.L. is a former subsidiary of Grupo Autor.

Project Informatica srl

Merger/Acquisition in 2020
Project Informatica develops, designs and deploys ICT Infrastructure solutions.

ALTEO Holding

Acquisition in 2012
ALTEO produces non-metallurgical alumina and specialty aluminas. Its products range from alumina trihydrate and calcined aluminas to white and brown fused aluminas, tabular alumina, alumina and sintered bauxite, bubble alumina, and zirconia. The company serves customers in various markets, such as technical ceramics, refractories, abrasives, specialty glass, flame retardants, and chemicals worldwide.

MJ Maillis

Acquisition in 2015
MJ Maillis is the world's second largest manufacturer of end-of-line packaging equipment and offers its customers "one-stop solutions". In addition to supplying consumables such as strapping and film products, Maillis produces innovative packaging machines under well-known brand names including Wulftec & SIAT and offers its customers international after-sales services. Maillis is an international company with seven production sites located in Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Canada and the United States. Currently, the company has approximately 1,500 employees. With more than 15,000 customers and a broad product portfolio, the company generates more than €260 million in revenues, less than 5% of which are in Greece. The Company's customer base extends to the food and beverage, aluminum, steel, construction, timber and bailing industries and it is the exclusive or preferred supplier to major industrial and consumer products multinationals such as US Steel, Nestle, Coca Cola, P&G, Henkel, Pepsi, Mars, Lafarge, Alcoa, ArcelorMittal, Corus, Wall-mart and others.

Beinbauer Group

Merger/Acquisition in 2017
Beinbauer has been a reliable partner for OEMs of the commercial vehicle, agricultural, construction machinery, rolling stock and car industries. The Beinbauer Group was established in 2013 by the merger of Beinbauer Automotive GmbH & Co. KG and Wagner Automotive GmbH. The core competencies of both companies include the machining of components and assemblies in state-of-the-art production processes as well as building and managing complex supplier networks. Beinbauer Group offers its customers all-in-one solutions for axle, frame, chassis and engine parts from a single source.