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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.
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Our latest figures show private debt funds are finding it tough to raise capital, but this was true before the virus struck.
Our senior editorial teams covering PE, private debt, infrastructure, real estate and secondaries discuss the latest in how private markets are responding to the coronavirus pandemic. Plus: ways firms are helping people out in the crisis.
The Los Angeles-headquartered fund manager has raised €1.6bn, compared with an initial target of €1bn.
As in the last major crisis, non-bank lenders will be expected to displace the banks as a source of finance.
In the second of our series, we asked three market professionals for their thoughts as coronavirus begins to make its impact felt in the private debt market.
Fund Finance Partners looks at the current priorities of a market that has experienced rapid growth through the good times.
Debt funds and their portfolio companies have grown used to tapping cheap debt facilities, but underperformance amid the covid-19 crisis may see access to finance restricted.
What are the key issues facing lenders in the face of global pandemic? Four partners from Ropes & Gray share their thoughts on issues ranging from MAC clauses to covenant defaults.
With bond and loan issuance having been brought to a crashing halt by the coronavirus crisis, Sabrina Fox says weak covenants will be equated with weak governance.
Are private asset classes better positioned to weather the crisis? Our senior editorial teams covering PE, private debt, infrastructure, real estate and secondaries provide insight.
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