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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.

LCM launches SOLO strategy with initial commitments of €500m – exclusive

The fund manager is thought to be targeting total commitments of €1.2bn for a final close around the middle of this year.

2018 awards: Final call to action!

Time is fast running out, with a midnight PST deadline tomorrow before voting in our annual awards is brought to a close.

Fundraising took a tumble in 2018

Last year saw the lowest aggregate annual total since 2014, while the number of individual fund closes also fell markedly.

2018 Awards: One week left!

Votes have been received in record numbers. There are now just seven days remaining for you to add to the tally.

Anthilia reaches €145m for third Italian SME fund

The firm, which has three offices in Italy, is aiming to reach a final close on €300m over the next two years.

Volatility could be direct lenders’ friend

Fierce competition for deals has led to speculation about the bursting of the direct lending bubble. But troubles in the broadly syndicated market may come to the rescue.

Patrimonium closes co-investment fund with Credit Suisse

An example of bank/fund collaboration, the vehicle allows the Swiss fund manager to take a slice of loans originated by the financial services giant.

Make your opinions count!

Thoughts may be turning to festive celebrations, but don’t forget to register your votes in our annual awards contest.

Will 2019 be the year the dominos fall?

Don’t expect a quiet year ahead. We look at five ways in which the private debt market may be shaped in the next 12 months.

ICG boosts its ESG credentials

The fund manager has hired Eimear Palmer as responsible investing officer from Carlyle Group.

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