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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.
Some experienced investment professionals are seeing their funds take a hit from the pandemic and are considering moving to new pastures. This is one trend identified by Will Invine of Stem7 in a discussion of key issues in alternative assets recruitment.
After a quiet start to the year in private debt fundraising, dislocation strategies have burst on to the scene with their promise of high returns amid the covid-19 turmoil. But without the resources to do proper due diligence, have investors had their heads turned?
The ‘new normal’ in alternative assets extends to recruitment, where some unconventional settings are being used for hiring processes.
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The credit arm of the European private equity fund manager has teamed with Mount Logan Capital to take over assets including the Resource Credit Income Fund.
A new report sheds light on the scale of the biggest opportunity for some fund managers since the global financial crisis.
Bain Capital Credit has beaten a target of $3bn for the third fund in its global distressed and special situations series.
There’s just two weeks to go for us to receive recommendations relating to private debt’s youthful trailblazers.
Long dealt a bad hand in documentation, investors may have assumed that the global pandemic would make borrowers less demanding. Their raised hopes could well be dashed.
Fundraising will also be buoyed by distress-focused vehicles, according to a survey from Intertrust.
PDI wants to know who you think are the most talented of the up-and-coming generation in private debt – and give them a chance of making our second top 30 list.
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