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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.

2018 awards: Time short for submissions!

With just a few days to go to the deadline, please remember to send us your highlights of the year to date.

PDI New York Forum 2018: The 10 big talking points

From never-ending cycle talk to the lure of special situations, we report back to you the major conversational topics doing the rounds on day one.

A bit of stress would do no harm

If the cycle is about to turn, it would not come as an unwelcome development to some investors.

ESG gets the green light

As private debt continues to diversify beyond its roots in private equity, managers are taking on more responsibility – including for ESG issues.

VIDEO: How to achieve ‘less blood in wartime’

Turnaround specialist Richard Thomson insists it is possible to achieve 'amazing outcomes' from 'scary' deals if you get your priorities right, in this two-minute video.

Deloitte survey: Deals prove resilient to macro factors

The latest version of the Alternative Lender Deal Tracker shows political events have not derailed Europe’s direct lending activity, though fundraising has fallen.

MV Credit closes fund IV on more than €800m – exclusive

The fundraising is the first to be concluded since the UK-based manager was acquired by Natixis Investment Managers in June this year.

2018 awards: Send us your highlights!

This year marks the sixth version of PDI’s annual recognition of the asset class’s star performers. Here is your chance to remind us of your milestones to date.

Europe roundtable: ‘You’re left wondering what’s around the corner’

Has the European private debt market had it too good for too long? There are no signs of panic, but nerves are jangling as loose structuring, leverage, competition and political volatility compete to be the asset class’s chief bogeyman.

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