London — Mayer Brown has advised H.I.G Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm, and the management team, on the sale of Fibercore Limited to Humanetics Innovative Solutions, Inc., a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital, the private equity firm based in San Francisco.

Fibercore is a world leader in the design and manufacture of specialty optical fiber and offers the industry’s most comprehensive suite of specialty fiber products serving multiple high-growth end-markets, including use in Aerospace & Defence, Oil & Gas, Energy and Biomedical applications.

Alastair Mills, Principal and European Head of Business Services at H.I.G Capital, commented: “Perry and his team at Mayer Brown did an excellent job helping all the sellers to navigate their way through a complicated legal process which had its fair share of challenges. I look forward to working with them again in the near future.”

The Mayer Brown team led by Private Equity partners Perry Yam and James West and included Corporate & Securities senior associate Joanne Maitland; Tax Transactions & Consulting partner James Hill and associate Alexander Goldsmith; Banking & Finance partner Kieron Dwyer; IP partner Mark Prinsley; and Employment & Benefits – Pensions associate Bo Park.

Mayer Brown's leading global private equity practice is spread across four continents, covering: the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, and advises on all aspects of private equity transactions.