Bayside promotes Serpen to managing director

Sensu Serpen has been at the HIG Capital affiliate for six years, having joined in 2008 from Barclays.

Sensu Serpen has been promoted to managing director at Bayside Capital, the distressed debt and special situations affiliate of HIG Capital.

As managing director, Serpen will continue with the responsibilities of identifying, sourcing and trading distressed and performing credits in primary and secondary markets the firm said in a statement confirming her promotion.

Serpen has more than eighteen years of experience in distressed debt work-out, sourcing and trading and joined Bayside in London in 2008. Prior to joining Bayside, she held director positions at Barclays Capital and Bank of America’s distressed and special situations groups.

Commenting on the 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.”

Bayside Capital has approximately $4.5 billion of assets under management. Focused on middle-market companies, Bayside Capital invests across several segments of the primary and secondary debt capital markets.