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Andrew Hedlund

Andrew Hedlund
Andrew Hedlund is the Americas Editor at Private Debt Investor where he reports on the private debt market and coordinates coverage of the asset class. Before joining PDI, he reported on corporate bankruptcies for The Deal and Reorg Research, two financial trade publications. Andrew received a master's degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He also earned bachelor of arts degrees in from Arizona State University.

Direct lending ‘risks oversupply’

Niche strategies are starting to grow in popularity – a necessary counterbalance to the capital allocations piling up for mid-market direct lending, says Ari Jauho, co-founder and partner at Helsinki-based fund of funds manager Certior Capital.

Credit fundraising for Ares driven by CLO activity

The firm pushed its AUM up to $136.7bn on the back of another quarter of robust fundraising.

Apollo converts to C-corp as it passes $300bn AUM mark

The firm is the latest in a string of private market money managers to make the change, citing an expected increase in its share liquidity.

Ares BDC sees ‘better risk-reward’ for mid-market opportunities

The lender continued to write massive cheques in Q1, but the average portfolio company EBITDA, when adjusted for size, is $66m.

Flatt and Marks exclusive interviews: How ‘Brooktree’ reshapes the landscape

It’s all in the timing, or is it? We speak with Howard Marks and Bruce Flatt about the deal that has everyone talking.

KKR posts 7% gross alternative credit returns in Q1

The private equity firm considers special situations, direct lending and mezzanine to be its core alternative credit strategies.

Goldman insurance survey latest to show LPs’ drift to private debt

Real asset debt and corporate loans were among the favourites of insurers, outpacing real asset equity strategies, hedge funds and public securities for planned allocation increases.

Flatt and Marks exclusive interviews: How ‘Brooktree’ reshapes the landscape

It’s all in the timing, or is it? We speak with Howard Marks and Bruce Flatt about the deal that has everyone talking.

Antares senior departures continue as another co-founder exits – exclusive

Dan Glickman, who is also a senior managing director, is set to depart the firm Friday.

Neuberger Berman collects $1.7bn for latest debt fund

The firm’s co-head of private debt still sees investors making first-time allocations to the asset class, despite the glut of capital raised in recent years.
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