December 1, 2021

Willkie represented CIP Capital and 3Pillar Global in the transaction.

On October 27, Willkie represented CIP Capital, a New York-based private equity firm, and 3Pillar Global, a CIP Capital portfolio company, in 3Pillar’s agreement to receive a strategic growth investment from an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a global investment firm with over $45 billion of capital under management. 3Pillar is a leading provider of software products that power digital businesses.

3Pillar is an innovative software product development partner offering value-generating digital solutions with specialized product strategy and management, user experience design, as well as software and data engineering expertise across mobile, cloud, and disruptive technologies.

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. Since its founding in 1993, H.I.G. has invested in and managed more than 300 companies worldwide. The firm's current portfolio includes more than 100 companies with combined sales in excess of $30 billion.

The Willkie team was led by partners Matthew Rizzo and Eric Halperin and included associates Charise Patterson, Nidhi Modani and Owen Alderson.