H.I.G. Bayside Capital, the distressed debt and special situation affiliate of H.I.G. Capital promoted Andrew Scotland to co-head of the firm’s European special situations debt activities.

Andrew will co-head alongside Bayside Managing Director Duncan Priston.

Andrew has more than 22 years of investment banking and distressed investment experience. He previously worked as a managing director in RBS’s Special Situations Group for more than six years, where he was focused on European distressed investments.

“Since joining the firm in 2013, Andrew has been instrumental in helping to grow the firm’s distressed debt portfolio in Europe. He is an asset to our team, and we are delighted to expand his role within Bayside,” said Executive Managing Director John Bolduc.

Bayside Capital is the special situations affiliate of H.I.G. Capital. Focused on middle market companies, Bayside invests across several segments of the primary and secondary debt capital markets with an emphasis on long term returns.