HIG Capital, a global alternative investment firm with $60bn of capital under management specialising in providing both debt and equity capital to mid-sized companies, has opened a new office in Dubai.
Based in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the new office will host HIG’s capital formation group, working closely with HIG’s existing local and regional investors in the Middle East while developing new strategic partnerships.
Oliver Slade, Managing Director, and Alexia Klat, Principal, will lead HIG’s efforts in the region.
Slade, a Managing Director in HIG’s capital formation group, has over 17 years of experience in alternative investments. Prior to joining HIG, he was Head of Middle East and Africa at Partners Group, where he was responsible for the development and capital raising activities across private markets funds and solutions in the region.
Klat, a Principal in HIG’s capital formation group, has been with the firm for 10 years. She was previously based in HIG’s London office and has worked closely with HIG investors across the firm’s platform.