HIG Capital its Bayside Capital affiliate with the appointment of Ahmed Hamdani and Duncan Priston in London. Hamdani joined Bayside from London-based credit hedge fund Trafalgar Asset Managers, where he was portfolio manager of a distressed credit fund. He will lead the firm’s non-corporate distressed investment team. Priston joins from distressed debt hedge fund Strategic Value Partners, where he was a partner and head of European trading. Bayside said he will lead the firm’s non-control distressed corporate debt investment team.