H.I.G. Capital, a leading global alternative asset manager with over $35 billion of equity capital under management, announced today that one of its affiliates has acquired Vernacare Limited (“Vernacare”), a leading international healthcare products specialist. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Established in 1964, Vernacare is an industry-leading manufacturer of infection control systems. It has pioneered single-use toileting systems globally, offering patients hygienic care and provides healthcare institutions with efficient, cost effective and environmentally sound toileting and bathing solutions. With sales in over 60 countries, the business employs over 250 people across its UK headquarters in Chorley, its manufacturing plant in Bolton and its Canadian base in Toronto.
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