Dr. Holger Kleingarn is Managing Director in the Hamburg office of H.I.G European Capital and is focused on buy-outs in mid-sized companies in the German-speaking countries. Prior to H.I.G. he was a Partner and Member of the Management Committee at London-based Palamon Capital Partners, a private equity group specialized on growth buy-outs across Europe. Previously, Holger has lead the carve-out and management-buy-out of a Mittelstand software company as CEO. He started his career in strategic management consulting with Bain & Company and Roland Berger. Holger holds a doctoral degree in business administration from the University of Federal Armed Forces in Munich and graduated from the University of Hamburg.