Holger Kleingarn Managing Director, Head of Hamburg Office

StrategyPrivate Equity


EducationThe University of Hamburg
Doctoral degree, the University of Federal Armed Forces

Prior ExperiencePalamon Capital Partners
Roland Berger
Bain & Company

Holger Kleingarn, Managing Director and Head of H.I.G.’s Hamburg office, is a German national who has been working in the Private Equity Industry for over fifteen years.

Throughout his private equity career Dr. Kleingarn has focused on mid cap buyouts, growth investments and turnarounds across Europe with a focus on the German-speaking countries.

Prior to joining H.I.G. Capital, he was a Partner and Member of the Management Committee at London-based Palamon Capital Partners, a private equity group focusing on mid-sized companies across Europe. Previously Holger led the management-buy-out of a Mittelstand software company as CEO. He started his career in strategic management consulting with Bain & Company and Roland Berger, most recently as Partner and member of its financial services management team.

Dr. Kleingarn holds a doctoral degree in business administration from the University of Federal Armed Forces in Munich and graduated from the University of Hamburg.