London, United Kingdom, January 20, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Henry Gregson has previously worked for Pamplona Capital, a London based €1.3 Billion fund. He also spent several years working at the private equity arm of Royal Bank of Scotland, where he led several successful transactions.
Mr. Gregson commented, “I am thrilled to join a leading private equity firm such as H.I.G., with a unique business model focused on providing strategic and deep operational resources and a very flexible capital base which enables it to invest both in equity and debt. I believe H.I.G. is uniquely positioned to continue building on its past success, especially in the difficult current economic environment.”
Sami Mnaymneh, Managing Partner and co-Founder of H.I.G. Capital
stated, “We are delighted to have Henry join our firm and help us further build our European capabilities. With over 40 investment professionals based in France, Germany and the U.K., H.I.G. already has the largest private equity team focused on small and lower mid-market transactions across Europe.”
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity investment firm based in Miami. The firm has more than $8.5 billion of capital under management. H.I.G. specializes in providing capital to small and medium sized businesses and has offices in Atlanta, Boston, New York and San Francisco, as well as Hamburg, London and Paris in Europe.