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H.I.G. Capital Invests in Wellness Hotel in Germany

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H.I.G. Capital, LLC ("H.I.G."), a leading global private equity investment firm with over €26 billion of equity capital under management, announced today that one of its affiliates has recently completed an investment in BollAnts Spa im Park, a 105-room wellness hotel & resort in Bad Sobernheim, Germany. BollAnts Spa im Park is one of the leading wellness resorts in Germany and has earned many awards including, most recently, the prestigious Tatler award for one of the best spas in the world (2018). Terms were not disclosed.

H.I.G. Realty continues to add to its sizeable holdings of real estate assets across Europe, consisting of both equity as well as debt investments, with a particular focus on its target market of value-added small/midcap opportunities.

Riccardo Dallolio, Managing Director and Head of H.I.G. Europe Realty Partners in London, commented: “The German real estate market represents a key part of our European value-add strategy and we continue to actively look at opportunities in the small/midcap sector across the capital structure.”

Sanjoy Chattopadhyay, Managing Director at H.I.G. Europe Realty Partners in London, added: “The transaction demonstrates our ability to leverage our strong network and track record to acquire high-quality assets with significant value-add potential. The fundamentals of the German wellness industry are attractive, and we look forward to pursuing further similar investments.”

About H.I.G. Capital

H.I.G. is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with over €26 billion of equity capital under management.* Based in Miami, and with offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Atlanta in the U.S., as well as international affiliate offices in London, Hamburg, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Bogotá, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, 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:

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. H.I.G.’s real estate funds invest in value-added properties, which can benefit from improved asset management practices.

Since its founding in 1993, H.I.G. has invested in and managed more than 300 companies worldwide. The firm's current portfolio includes more than 100 companies with combined sales in excess of €28 billion. For more information, please refer to the H.I.G. website at www.higcapital.com.

* Based on total capital commitments managed by H.I.G. Capital and affiliates.

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Riccardo Dallolio
Managing Director
rdallolio@higrealty.com

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