McDermott Represents H.I.G. Capital in Close of €2BN H.I.G. Europe Middle Market LBO Fund - McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Represents H.I.G. Capital in Close of €2BN H.I.G. Europe Middle Market LBO Fund


McDermott Will & Emery provided legal counsel to H.I.G. Capital, a leading global alternative asset management firm, in the formation of H.I.G. Europe Middle Market LBO Fund (the Fund), which closed with aggregate capital commitments of €2 billion. The Fund will leverage H.I.G.’s existing European infrastructure to target middle market companies with values up to €1 billion, primarily in Western Europe.

The McDermott team was led by partner Ian Schwartz, head of the Firm’s Investment Funds Group, and included partner David Nestler and associates Lauren Nevidomsky, Louie Gaudio, and Matthew Stern. Partners Alex Ruiz and Kevin Hall and associate Emily Mussio advised on tax matters. Partner Todd Solomon advised on ERISA matters.

The Investment Funds Group at McDermott is a global leader in representing investment fund sponsors and institutional investors and provides sophisticated counsel to its clients across the full spectrum of investment fund issues and transactions. The Investment Funds Group is embedded in McDermott’s global private equity practice with attorneys who serve as lead counsel to institutional investors and investment funds through their full lifecycle.

Read H.I.G.’s press release here.

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