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Andy Thomson

Andy Thomson
Andy Thomson is a Senior Editor at PEI with responsibility for Private Debt Investor, the leading title focused on the world's private debt markets. Andy works closely with team members in London, New York and Hong Kong. He has been with PEI for many years, having worked previously on Private Equity International and Infrastructure Investor.

Triton’s second debt fund nears €550m target – exclusive

The credit arm of European investment firm Triton Partners will push on towards its hard cap of €750m with a final close slated for next April.

The migration of private wealth

Taking fright at the vicissitudes of the public market and cognisant of the possibility of tougher times ahead, high-net-worth investors are increasing their exposure to private debt.

2019 awards: Send us your highlights!

The latest edition of PDI’s annual recognition of the asset class’s star performers is kicking off. Here is your chance to remind us of your milestones in 2019.

GPs with shallow pockets need deeper resources

The direct lending market has many young management groups battling to try to achieve scale. Until they do, it’s tough to meet growing LP demands for operational strength.

Signal halfway to hard-cap for second fund – exclusive

The London-based firm, led by ex-Deutsche Bank executives, has collected €500m at the first close of its follow-up special situations vehicle.

Why LPs are on their guard

It’s a time to be alive to questionable claims as well as the requirements of a changing market, according to investors at the PDI New York Forum.

Europe overcomes its leverage stigma

A willingness among funds to offer leveraged options is enticing more investors from the other side of the Atlantic.
John Graham CPPIB

CPPIB’s new Asia perspectives

The Canadian pension has scaled up its credit operations in North America and Europe and is turning to China and India. John Graham, global head of credit investments, explains the strategy to Andy Thomson. Additional reporting by John Bakie and Andrew Hedlund
Howard Marks

Howard Marks: Lack of confidence ‘one of the best things market has going for...

Market participants are not thinking bullish but they’re still feeling pressure to act bullish, the Oaktree Capital co-chairman told the PDI New York Forum.
Elizabeth Warren

Lawrence Golub: ‘Imagine what it will be like if Warren gets her way’

The Golub Capital chief executive officer was speaking at the PDI New York Forum.

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