Daily News: February 8, 2012

Tricolli Joins H.I.G. Growth Partners as a Managing Director

H.I.G. Capital announced that Mark Tricolli has joined the firm’s growth capital investment affiliate, H.I.G. Growth Partners, as a managing director.

Before joining H.I.G., Tricolli was a partner at Enhanced Equity Fund, a lower middle-market private equity firm where he was responsible for investments in the healthcare industry. Previously, he was with J.W. Childs where he focused on investments in the healthcare, consumer, retail and business service industries. He was on the board of a number of companies including Sheridan Healthcare, Equinox Fitness, Joseph Abboud and CHG Healthcare. Tricolli began his private equity career at William Blair Capital Partners and was also previously a member of the Principal Investment Area at Goldman Sachs. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

John Black, head of H.I.G. Growth Partners, commented, “Mark is a valuable addition to our team. He possesses a great deal of experience across a variety of industries and has led a number of successful investments over the course of his career. His experience in working with small businesses and addressing the specific nuances of investing in small cap, growth oriented companies will enable him to make significant contributions to the H.I.G. Growth Partners small cap growth fund.”

H.I.G. Growth Partners is a growth capital investment affiliate of H.I.G. Capital. H.I.G. Growth Partners seeks to make both majority and minority investments in small-cap growth oriented businesses located throughout North America and Europe.