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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.

Oaktree pushes for liquidation of UK-listed direct lender

The Los Angeles-based firm has identified several hurdles it says would need to be resolved before Ranger Direct Lending could remain a going concern.

Oaktree surpasses $1.75bn target for second RE debt fund

The alternative asset management behemoth has exceeded its fundraising goal by almost $450m.

Twin Brook co-founder Chris Williams takes indefinite leave of absence

Williams will remain on the Chicago-based mid-market lender’s investment committee.

CPPIB elevates head of private debt to lead credit team at large

The appointment comes as part of a broader swath of changes in senior management.

BC Partners to manage Marret Resource, shift focus to non-cyclical senior loans

The transaction would give BC Partners a second permanent capital vehicle, which would remain public.

TCPC borrower Bon-Ton to liquidate

The department store chain is just the latest retailer that failed to reorganise in bankruptcy.

Summit collects $600m for third credit fund – exclusive

The predecessor fund invested in both senior and junior debt with a focus on North America.

New GSO BDC prepares for take-off in second quarter

The credit investing behemoth ceased providing investment advice to the FS BDCs earlier this month, but the firm believes it will replace that capital within the next few years.

Retail: Left on the shelf

Retail blowouts are hitting the headlines, but many of the problems date from before the global financial crisis.

ICG seventh subordinated debt fund oversubscribed – exclusive

The London-based manager has a stated goal of €4bn, the largest fund in its series to date.

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