LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WhiteHorse Capital announced the expansion of its direct lending team with the addition of Daniel Dubé as a Principal. WhiteHorse is the direct lending affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with $23 billion of equity capital under management.
Dan, who is based in Los Angeles, will lead the WhiteHorse sponsor originations efforts on the West Coast, with a focus on providing first lien, unitranche and second lien loan solutions to private equity firms who are focused on the lower middle and middle market space.
Stuart Aronson, Group Head of WhiteHorse’s U.S. direct lending platform, said, “We are delighted to have Dan join the team and lead our sponsor originations efforts on the West Coast. Dan’s experience will be instrumental as we grow our platform.”
Dan was previously a Director with THL Credit in the LA office for over seven years. Prior to THL Credit, Dan worked for Macquarie Capital Funds in NY, and he began his career as an investment banking analyst in the Communications and Media Group at Lehman Brothers in NY.
About WhiteHorse Capital
WhiteHorse is the direct lending affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with $23 billion of equity capital under management.* WhiteHorse provides debt financing to middle market companies across a broad range of industries, including business services, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, food/agriculture, and specialty finance. WhiteHorse has a broad investment mandate and provides senior and subordinated debt for refinancings, growth capital, acquisitions, buyouts, and balance sheet recapitalizations. WhiteHorse professionals, across the U.S. and Europe, have extensive experience and a proven track record of providing creative financing structures and employing a long term relationship oriented portfolio management philosophy.