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Riccardo Dallolio Joins H.I.G. Capital as Co-Head of European Real Estate
LONDON – February 2, 2015 –H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm with more than €13 billion of capital under management, is pleased to announce the appointment of Riccardo Dallolio as Managing Director and Co-Head of European Real Estate. Based in London, he will share these leadership responsibilities with Ahmed Hamdani, who has been a Managing Director in London since 2012.
With over 16 years in the real estate industry, Riccardo has extensive investment and transactional experience across a number of jurisdictions in Europe. Prior to H.I.G., he was at AXA RE where he was Head of Alternatives and Special Situations. During his time at AXA RE, he also held the positions of Head of Transactions in Europe and Head of Asset Management and Transactions in France. Prior to AXA, Riccardo was a Partner at Grove International Partners, and worked in the J.P. Morgan Real Estate Group in London.
H.I.G. Capital’s real estate platform targets opportunistic real estate investments, with a focus on adding value, improving performance, and achieving attractive risk adjusted returns. With offices in London, Madrid, and Milan, the H.I.G. European real estate team is active across a wide spectrum of real estate asset classes. It has completed 13 transactions across multiple jurisdictions in Europe in the last two years including the U.K., Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, and Finland. With the ability to invest in all parts of the capital structure, H.I.G. Capital is able to develop creative financing solutions and consummate transactions on an expedited basis. Typical investment size ranges from €10 million to €100 million.
In commenting on the appointment, Sami Mnaymneh, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of H.I.G., noted, “I am delighted to welcome Riccardo to the firm. He is a very experienced and successful real estate investor who significantly augments the expertise and capabilities of our team. I am confident he will play an instrumental role in H.I.G. Capital’s development and growth in the real estate asset class”.
About H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than €13 billion of equity capital under management.* Based in Miami, and with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, New York and San Francisco in the U.S., as well as international affiliate offices in London, Hamburg, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Rio de Janeiro, H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies, utilizing a flexible and operationally focused/ value-added approach:
- H.I.G.’s equity funds invest in management buyouts, recapitalizations and corporate carve-outs of both profitable as well as underperforming manufacturing and service businesses.
- H.I.G.’s debt funds invest in senior, unitranche and junior debt financing to companies across the size spectrum, both on a primary (direct origination) basis, as well as on the secondary markets. H.I.G. is also a leading CLO manager, through its WhiteHorse family of vehicles, and manages a publicly traded BDC, WhiteHorse Finance.
- Other H.I.G. funds invest in various real assets, including real estate and shipping.
Since its founding in 1993, H.I.G. has invested in and managed more than 200 companies worldwide. The firm's current portfolio includes more than 80 companies with combined sales in excess of €22 billion. For more information, please refer to the H.I.G. website at www.higcapital.com.
* Based on total capital commitments to funds managed by H.I.G. Capital and its affiliates.