Keval Patel Managing Director & Head of H.I.G. U.S. Middle Market

StrategyPrivate Equity


EducationB.S., Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Prior ExperienceGraham Partners
Salomon Smith Barney (now Citigroup)

Keval Patel is a Managing Director, the Head of H.I.G. U.S. Middle Market Funds, and the Head of North American Chemicals. He is based in H.I.G.'s Miami office.  As head of U.S Middle Market, Keval oversees all of the day-to-day management, investment, and portfolio management activities of its funds.

He has more than 19 years of experience in middle-market private equity and has led investments across a wide range of industries, including chemicals, industrials, building products, technology, and business services.

Prior to joining H.I.G., Keval worked for Graham Partners, a middle-market private equity firm. Prior to Graham, Keval worked in the mergers and acquisitions group at Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup. 

Keval received his B.S. in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.