H.I.G. Capital acquires Lionbridge Technologies

An affiliate of H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a global private equity investment firm, has acquired Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., the largest global provider of language and digital communication solutions, the company said.

Headquartered in Waltham, MA, Lionbridge provides translation, marketing and multilingual communications solutions to more than 800 enterprises worldwide. The Company´s differentiated, technology-enabled crowd-in-the-cloudSM model enables clients to increase global customer engagement and accelerate growth across geographies, languages and channels.

Lionbridge enables more than 800 world-leading brands to increase international market share, speed adoption of products and effectively engage their customers in local markets worldwide.

H.I.G. has USD 21bn of equity capital under management. Based in Miami, and with offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Atlanta in the US, as well as international affiliate offices in London, Hamburg, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Bogotá, Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro, H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies, utilizing a flexible and operationally focused/ value-added approach.