HIG Capital (HIG) has expanded its European WhiteHorse Direct Lending team with the addition of Ignacio Blasco as a Managing Director. Blasco will be based in HIG’s Madrid office.

Blasco has over 28 years of experience in leveraged finance and direct lending, covering a wide range of sectors and investment strategies. Prior to joining HIG, he was a Managing Director at Houlihan Lokey in Madrid. Prior to that, he was a Managing Partner of Montalban Debt Funds, after a long and successful career at Société Générale in Madrid and London.

Commenting on the hire, Pascal Meysson, Head of HIG WhiteHorse Europe, says: “We are delighted to welcome Ignacio to the firm. He brings a wealth of knowledge and connections within the Spanish private equity and advisory communities that will prove invaluable to the team as we continue growing our European direct lending activities.”

Read more/Source: Private Equity Wire