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.
Two generally beats one – in goalscoring, number of ice cream scoops and weeks of holiday. One exception though is in the number of legal agreements to negotiate before completing a deal, writes Andrew Hedlund.
Independent sponsors, once known as fundless sponsors, have proliferated in recent years as they shed a reputation for inability to deliver, and have appealed to LPs wanting to commit capital to individual deals.