H.I.G. Capital, a global private equity investment firm with more than €13 billion of capital under management, is pleased to announce the appointment of Riccardo Dallolio as Managing Director and Co-Head of European Real Estate. Based in London, he will share these leadership responsibilities with Ahmed Hamdani, who has been a Managing Director in London since 2012.
With over 16 years in the real estate industry, Riccardo has extensive investment and transactional experience across a number of jurisdictions in Europe. Prior to H.I.G., he was at AXA RE where he was Head of Alternatives and Special Situations. During his time at AXA RE, he also held the positions of Head of Transactions in Europe and Head of Asset Management and Transactions in France. Prior to AXA, Riccardo was a Partner at Grove International Partners, and worked in the J.P. Morgan Real Estate Group in London.
H.I.G. Capital’s real estate platform targets opportunistic real estate investments, with a focus on adding value, improving performance, and achieving attractive risk adjusted returns. With offices in London, Madrid, and Milan, the H.I.G. European real estate team is active across a wide spectrum of real estate asset classes. It has completed 13 transactions across multiple jurisdictions in Europe in the last two years including the U.K., Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, and Finland. With the ability to invest in all parts of the capital structure, H.I.G. Capital is able to develop creative financing solutions and consummate transactions on an expedited basis. Typical investment size ranges from €10 million to €100 million.
In commenting on the appointment, Sami Mnaymneh, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of H.I.G., noted, “I am delighted to welcome Riccardo to the firm. He is a very experienced and successful real estate investor who significantly augments the expertise and capabilities of our team. I am confident he will play an instrumental role in H.I.G. Capital’s development and growth in the real estate asset class.”