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Andrew Hedlund

Andrew Hedlund
Andrew Hedlund is the Americas Editor at Private Debt Investor where he reports on the private debt market and coordinates coverage of the asset class. Before joining PDI, he reported on corporate bankruptcies for The Deal and Reorg Research, two financial trade publications.Andrew received a master's degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He also earned bachelor of arts degrees in from Arizona State University.

PDI 50: BDCs levelling up

While the same big players continue to dominate the list of the largest BDCs, new legislation could shake up future rankings.

FSIC and CCT shareholders back BDCs’ merger

While the merger of the publicly traded vehicles is set to be completed, the combination of their non-traded BDCs has been put on hold amid low stock-trading prices.

Goldman Sachs locks down almost $10bn for mezzanine fund

Goldman Sachs has done it again – raising the largest mezzanine fund ever and breaking its own record in the process, according to PDI data. The storied New York-based investment bank has collected $9.9 billion for its GS Mezzanine Partners VII, which, with leverage, will give the firm $13 billion to deploy. Its latest vehicle […]

Kennedy Lewis hits $500m target on initial fund – exclusive

The New York-headquartered firm has also expanded its management team, with some senior hires in the past few months, Private Debt Investor has learned.

PDI 50: BDCs levelling up

While the same big players continue to dominate the list of the largest BDCs, new legislation could shake up future rankings.

The shifting sands of the BDC market

The march into CLOs and action against the AFFE rule are developments that Andrew Hedlund believes will change the shape of the BDC market in 2019.

The shifting sands of the BDC market

The march into CLOs and action against the AFFE rule are developments that Andrew Hedlund believes will change the shape of the BDC market in 2019.

Europe’s missing ingredient

Firms and investors at our annual London event expressed agreement that the non-sponsored deal market has failed to live up to expectations. By Andrew Hedlund
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Fees are a focus, even in good times

Few private market managers provide fee discounts for early and repeat investors, while credit managers often only provide breaks to those making commitments over a certain amount, Andrew Hedlund finds

Why Korea is fertile ground for those seeking new LPs

Winning trust is not easy, but the country’s investors are being won round to private debt by those GPs willing to do the spadework.

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