H.I.G. Capital is a private equity firm that also specializes in the growth, venture capital, management buyouts, turnarounds, real estate and recapitalization. The firm prefers to invest in the aerospace, defense, automotive, building products, business services. chemicals, consumer products, distribution, education, healthcare, food and beverages, manufacturing. energy services, media and information technology sectors. It was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.