Bayside Capital Names Sensu Serpen as Managing Director
LONDON – February 12, 2014 – H.I.G. Capital, a leading global investment firm, announced today the promotion of Sensu Serpen to Managing Director of Bayside Capital, the distressed debt and special situations affiliate of H.I.G.
Ms. Serpen joined Bayside in London in 2008. She has been responsible for identifying, sourcing and trading distressed and performing credits in primary and secondary markets. As a Managing Director, Ms. Serpen will continue with these responsibilities. Ms Serpen has over eighteen years of experience in distressed debt work-out, sourcing and trading. Prior to joining Bayside, she held Director positions at Barclays Capital and Bank of America Distressed and Special Situations Groups. Ms Serpen received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from METU University.
Commenting on Ms. Serpen’s promotion, John Bolduc, Executive Managing Director at Bayside, noted: “Sensu has made valuable contributions to the firm and has led a number of successful investments. We are excited to have her join the partnership and know that she will continue to be an instrumental member of our team as we continue to build our credit platform in Europe.”
About H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. is a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $15 billion of equity capital under management. Based in Miami, and with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, New York and San Francisco in the U.S., as well as international affiliate offices in London, Hamburg, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Rio de Janeiro, H.I.G. specializes in providing capital to small and medium-sized companies with attractive growth potential. H.I.G. invests in management-led buyouts and recapitalizations of profitable and well managed manufacturing or service businesses. Since its founding in 1993, H.I.G. has invested in and managed more than 200 companies worldwide. The firm’s current portfolio includes more than 80 companies with combined sales in excess of $30 billion. For more information, please refer to the H.I.G. website at www.higcapital.com.
About Bayside Capital
Bayside Capital, an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, is an investment firm with approximately $4.5 billion under management. Focused on middle-market companies, Bayside Capital invests across several segments of the primary and secondary debt capital markets with an emphasis on long-term returns. With thirteen offices throughout the U.S. and Europe and over 250 investment professionals to draw upon, Bayside has the experience, resources, and flexibility to provide capital solutions quickly, and the strategic and operational expertise to help support its investments.
Bayside Capital is active across a wide spectrum of industries, including business services, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, food/agriculture, and specialty finance. With the ability to invest in all parts of the capital structure, Bayside is able to develop creative financing solutions and consummate transactions on an expedited basis.
Bayside Capital is a credit affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private investment firm with more than $15 billion of equity capital under management. Since its founding in 1993, H.I.G. Capital has invested in more than 200 companies worldwide and has developed an impressive track record for creating value for its partners and investors. For more information, please refer to the Bayside Capital website at www.bayside.com.