Ahmad Atwan joined H.I.G. Capital, a global alternative investment firm, as a managing director on the infrastructure team. Atwan previously served as a managing director at Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners and head of energy and resources investing at BlackRock’s Global Private Equity Group.

Atwan will be responsible for all aspects of the investment process, including origination, transaction structuring, financing and execution of post-closing strategies.

Atwan has more than 20 years of experience as a private equity investor, operating executive and entrepreneur. He led a number of transactions at Morgan & Stanley and served as a board director of multiple portfolio companies.

“We are excited to welcome Ahmad to H.I.G. His impressive background and experience in infrastructure investing will be instrumental to the team as we continue to grow,” Ed Pallesen, co-leader of H.I.G.’s infrastructure team, said.

H.I.G.’s infrastructure investments are focused on mid-market opportunities and target mostly operating companies. H.I.G. has previously completed more than a dozen such investments.