H.I.G. Europe, the European arm of Miami-based H.I.G. Capital, has made an investment in Freedom Finance Nordic. Avenue Capital Group provided debt financing and a minority equity investment to support the acquisition. Freedom Finance is an unsecured consumer loan broker with operations in Sweden, Norway and Finland. Borrowers typically apply for loans that help finance vehicle purchases, refurbish homes or refinance loans. The Sweden-based lender represents the first Nordic investment for H.I.G. Europe.