HIG Capital appoints Head of London Small Cap LBO Team

John Harper has joined global private equity investment firm HIG Capital as a Managing Director and Head of the London LBO team, leading  HIG’s small cap investments in the UK, Ireland, Scandinavia and Holland.

Harper has 25 years of mid-market private equity investing experience. He has originated, transacted and exited numerous investments across a wide range of sectors including financial and business services, manufacturing, healthcare, IT and consumer and leisure. Prior to joining HIG he was a Partner at Inflexion, having previously held senior positions at Duke Street and LDC.

Wolfgang Biedermann, Executive Managing Director and Head of Europe buyouts, says: “We are delighted to welcome John to the team. He has an impressive track record of successful investments and I am absolutely confident that he is the right person to further strengthen HIG’s franchise in northern Europe.”