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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.

Bain BDC gets OK to up borrowing capacity

The firm joins the ranks of other business development companies that have successfully sought approval to do so.

Carlyle bets big on credit for future growth

The firm’s recent initiatives include the acquisition of aircraft leasing investment firm Apollo Aviation Group and the launch of an opportunistic credit fund, distinct from its distressed debt vehicles.

Benefit Street’s Gahan named to top post at Franklin Templeton

The exec will oversee the latter firm’s alternatives business, which includes an emerging markets private debt fund.

Oaktree posts strong distressed, US private debt gains for 2018

The firm also reiterated its plan to not begin its investment period on its latest distressed vehicle because of fee concerns.

Eldridge takes ownership of Maranon Capital

The lower mid-market lender will receive additional capital to increase its hold-size and the breadth of its origination capabilities.

Deal structuring hits confidence

In our annual survey of LPs, investors in private debt expressed more scepticism in deal structuring than investors in other alternative asset classes.

Faring well in a choppy market

Wall Street may face a tricky 2019 but direct lenders should still find dealfow opportunities from all the uninvested money sitting in buyout funds. By Andrew Hedlund

Refinitiv’s Fran Beyers: ‘Lenders do not have great visibility’ as 2019 approaches

While 2018 was a solid year for private debt managers, the year is ending on a rockier note than it started, leaving question marks in 2019 for credit shops surrounding their portfolios.

Faring well in a choppy market

Wall Street may face a tricky 2019 but direct lenders should still find dealfow opportunities from all the uninvested money sitting in buyout funds. By Andrew Hedlund

Private debt’s Seoul searching

Building a good rapport with Korean investors takes time, but the effort may well pay off. Andrew Hedlund reports

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