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H.I.G. Capital Acquires the Plaza Éboli Shopping Centre in Madrid, Spain
MADRID – June 23, 2015 – H.I.G. Capital, a leading global investment firm, announced today that an affiliate has completed the acquisition of the Plaza Éboli Shopping Centre in Madrid. The centre comprises over 31,000 square meters and tenants include leading retailers such as Inditex, H&M, C&A and Cortefiel.
The transaction represents H.I.G. Capital's 18th real estate investment in Europe since the start of 2013. H.I.G. continues to add to its sizeable portfolio of Real Estate assets in Europe, consisting of both equity as well as debt investments, with a particular focus on its target market of value-added small/midcap opportunities.
Ahmed Hamdani, Managing Director at H.I.G. in London commented: “This transaction demonstrates our ability to identify assets with high growth potential and to execute complex acquisitions in a short period of time”.
Adolfo Favieres, Director at H.I.G. in Madrid added: “We are pleased to announce the completion of H.I.G. Capital’s fifth property transaction in Spain. H.I.G. continues to build a retail portfolio across the country which will benefit from the recovery of Spanish private consumption”.
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 New York, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco and Atlanta 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 in 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.