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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.
The Hong Kong-and Singapore-based manager’s fundraising is progressing well as LPs eye Asia’s recovery from the pandemic.
Our latest exploration of LP sentiment reveals investors may have taken some short-term measures to deal with private debt issues last year but that they remain confident in the future.
The fund manager has gathered pledges of €3.4bn and is hoping to reach a final close on at least €4bn by the end of June.
Direct lender Orion Credit Capital Asia has joined forces with the institutional investor to target mid-market opportunities in the region.
The large asset manager will assume management of a CLO fund that was launched by MeDirect and is planning other strategic moves in the asset class.
Our latest survey suggests private debt investors are keen to avoid overconcentration in their portfolios.
Last year was not great for managers seeking capital for private debt, but there are plenty of indicators that more fruitful times lie ahead.
The San Francisco-headquartered investment firm hit the hard-cap for the vehicle, which follows an €800m predecessor.
The global health crisis may have come out of the blue, but some things are a little easier to foresee. Here are some themes we think will make headlines repeatedly in our coverage.
Time is fast running out, with a midnight PST deadline tomorrow before voting in our annual awards is brought to a close.

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