Michael Lucas Managing Director

StrategyDirect Lending


EducationB.Sc., Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London

Prior ExperienceBridgepoint Credit

Michael is a Managing Director at H.I.G. WhiteHorse.

Michael is based in the London office and is responsible for all key aspects of private debt transactions including deal origination, transaction structuring and negotiating, and post-closing portfolio company oversight.

Michael has 27 years of experience in direct lending and leveraged finance. Prior to joining H.I.G. he was a Founding Partner and Head of the UK at Bridgepoint Credit. Before that Michael spent over 20 years at ING, where he most recently served as Global Head of Financial Sponsors.

Michael holds a BSc in Business Economics from Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.