Global private equity firm H.I.G Capital has announced the acquisition of AAA office building Parque Ana Costa with 17,997 square meters of space, located in Santos, São Paulo, Brazil.
(BUSINESS WIRE)–H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global private equity investment firm with $25 billion of equity capital under management, announced today the acquisition of Parque Ana Costa, in Santos, São Paulo, Brazil.
Parque Ana Costa is a AAA office building with 17,997 square meters of space, located in Santos, an important coastal city in São Paulo state, 50 miles from the capital (São Paulo). The building was delivered in 2013 and is positioned in Ana Costa Avenue, the main business district in Santos.
Fernando Marques Oliveira, Head of H.I.G. Brazil and Latin America said, “We are very excited to complete this off-market transaction. It reflects our belief that the real estate sector in Brazil is set for a meaningful recovery. As such, H.I.G. is looking forward to committing a significant amount of capital to the sector, building on H.I.G.’s extensive local presence and relationships.”
Daniel Nader, Head of H.I.G. Realty in Brazil added, “It was a good opportunity to acquire a very well built and centrally located asset in Santos’ most desirable business district. The building has performed well in recent years and is the location of choice for foreign multinationals in Santos. Additionally, the Port of Santos is likely to benefit greatly from an economic recovery of Brazil and even more so from a recovery of the Oil & Gas industry.”
Financial terms were not disclosed.