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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.
Aircraft leasing has become a more crowded area as the sector has garnered more attention from larger asset managers.
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.
With the hires of Meg McClellan and Michael Apfel, respectively, the two firms are putting further emphasis on credit products.
PDI’s private debt prognosticators take a crack at predicting several of the big themes that will be front of mind next year.
The merger would, as of the end of the third quarter, produce a BDC with investments and commitments of $3.25bn.
The transaction is just the latest in a string of mergers that are slowly reshaping private credit.
An early adopter, Arizona State Retirement System has become a giant of the asset class. Andrew Hedlund visits its Phoenix offices to find out how its portfolio has been shaped and what the future holds
As BDCs dive down into the capital structure and into sectors facing tough times, recovery rates could be significantly lower than during previous downturns. Andrew Hedlund investigates
From how distressed should be a ‘grind-it-out’ strategy, to making sure GPs are ‘cycle-proofing’ their documents, this is what participants were talking about.
Investors at PDI’s annual London conference voiced appreciation for managers that have been in the trenches and have the battle scars to show it.
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