Ares Commercial Finance Supports Iron Bow Acquisition

Ares Commercial Finance served as agent for a revolving credit facility in support of the acquisition of Iron Bow Technologies by an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital.

H.I.G. Hires Kretzman to Head Capital Markets for NA Private Equity Funds

Matthew Kretzman joined H.I.G. Capital’s New York office as managing director responsible for capital markets and execution across the North American private equity portfolio.

Prospect Capital Supports H.I.G. Acquisition of Eze Castle

Prospect Capital purchased $75 million of first lien senior secured floating rate notes and $5 million of revolving credit issued to support the acquisition of Eze Castle Integration by affiliates of H.I.G. Capital.

RBC, Jefferies, Morgan Stanley Support H.I.G Repurchase of Vantage

Reuters reported that Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets and Jefferies agreed to provide $710 million in debt financing to support H.I.G. Capital’s $1 billion repurchase of Vantage Specialty Chemicals.

Freeman Joins H.I.G. Middle Market

H.I.G. Middle Market added Andrew Freeman as a managing director to its San Francisco team.

WhiteHorse Capital Adds Two to Direct Lending Team

WhiteHorse Capital hired former GE Chief Credit Officer for Telecom, Media and Technology Kimberly Massa as managing director and Peter McLaughlin as principal.

H.I.G. Names Mundassery Head of European Direct Lending

International alternative asset investment firm H.I.G. Capital named Appu Mundassery head of direct lending in Europe.

Gemino Healthcare Finance Provides $12MM Soleo Health Facility

Gemino Healthcare Finance closed a $12 million senior secured credit facility to H.I.G. Capital’s portfolio company, Soleo Health.

H.I.G. Capital Promotes Von Bargen, Ofenloch

H.I.G. Capital promoted John Von Bargen and Todd Ofenloch to managing director in its U.S. LBO group.

H.I.G. Capital Closes Acquisition of HelpSystems

Private equity firm H.I.G. Capital announced its affiliate, along with Split Rock Partners, closed the acquisition of HelpSystems.