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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.
There has been an explosion in both the popularity of hedge funds and the amount of capital allocated to them for investments. This means they are increasingly encroaching on private equity territory, says Simon Davies.
Listed Australian private equity firm Allco Equity Partners has announced its intention to invest more than AU$750m over the next 12 months.
The global investment bank’s private equity arm is reported to be planning a major strategic move into South Korea.
Two private equity-backed packaging companies have announced proposals for a €7.6bn ($9.4bn) merger.
The Washington DC-based private equity firm has finally wrested majority control of French portfolio company Otor from its founding management team after a protracted legal struggle.
TowerBrook Capital Partners, the private equity firm formerly known as Soros Private Equity, has completed its first deal since being spun out of the Soros empire in April.
There are considerable opportunities in the Chinese non-performing loan (NPL) market, but foreign involvement has so far been scant. Albert McLelland and Sunny Lin cast an eye over recent developments.
Yates Group, the UK wine bar chain, is being acquired by property tycoon Robert Tchenguiz just nine months after being backed by private equity firm GI Partners.

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