Market Overview, an H.I.G. Capital Portfolio Company, Completes the Acquisition of Compdata Surveys & Consulting


H.I.G. Capital, LLC ("H.I.G."), a leading global private equity
investment firm with more than $25 billion of equity capital under
management,* is pleased to announce that one of its portfolio companies,, LLC (""), has acquired Compdata Surveys &
Consulting ("Compdata"), a national compensation and data consulting

Headquartered in Olathe, KS, Compdata has compiled one of the most
comprehensive databases in the U.S. market and is a market leader in
fast-growing verticals including healthcare, logistics, and higher
education. For over 20 years, Compdata's team of compensation and
benefits experts have partnered with employers to help them recruit,
retain, and engage their employees.

The combination of and Compdata leverages data from more than
10,000 companies and offers the broadest and most complete set of
vertical market jobs and pricing available today. With 25,000 job titles
and descriptions worldwide, powered by an advanced analytics platform,
the combined company dramatically expands the capacity of compensation
professionals to identify, match, and price jobs across all regions and
industries for compensation planning, candidate recruiting, employee
engagement, and workforce retention.

"This transaction extends the value can deliver, enhancing
our offering with new and complementary data sets including improved
coverage of specific vertical segments. Today, we can deliver an
unparalleled offering of worldwide data and analytics to our customers,
large and small," said Kent Plunkett, Founder & CEO at

"As I contemplated the next step in our growth, it was critically
important to me to partner with a leading technology player, who could
extract and deliver even greater value from all of our data. It was also
important to me to find a like culture focused on employee engagement
and growth, and on customer partnership and success. I could not be
happier as we take a big step forward for us and for our customers with," said Robert Sinn, Principal at Compdata.

About is the leading SaaS provider of cloud-based compensation
market data and analytics. Founded in 1999, the Company serves
approximately 4,000 business-to-business customers worldwide with its
market-leading CompAnalyst platform, designed to accelerate compensation
workflows and improve efficiency. Through its Salary Wizard and consumer
website, delivers continually updated, reliable market pay
data and career content to hundreds of thousands of consumers each year. is committed to helping organizations drive company success
by aligning compensation practices with recruiting, performance and
development initiatives through easy-to-access data and meaningful

About H.I.G. Capital

H.I.G. is a leading global private equity and alternative assets
investment firm with more than $25 billion 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 U.S., as
well as international affiliate offices in London, Hamburg, Madrid,
Milan, Paris, Bogotá, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, 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:

1. H.I.G.'s equity funds invest in management buyouts, recapitalizations
and corporate carve-outs of both profitable as well as underperforming
manufacturing and service businesses.

2. H.I.G.'s debt funds invest in senior, unitranche and junior debt
financing to companies across the size spectrum, both on a primary
(direct origination) basis, as well as in the secondary markets. H.I.G.
is also a leading CLO manager, through its WhiteHorse family of
vehicles, and manages a publicly traded BDC, WhiteHorse Finance.

3. H.I.G.'s real estate funds invest in value-added properties, which
can benefit from improved asset management practices.

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. For more
information, please refer to the H.I.G. website at

* Based on total capital commitments managed by H.I.G. Capital and

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