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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.

‘It’s strange – business goes on as normal’

Speculation is rife about the ending of the cycle and what political developments may be coming round the corner. Alex Schmid of ESO Capital is staying focused on doing deals others overlook

The GPs that want to see you in court

For distressed debt firms concerned about a lack of dealflow, there’s a simple solution: do litigation funding instead.

‘It’s strange – business goes on as normal’

Speculation is rife about the ending of the cycle and what political developments may be coming round the corner. Alex Schmid of ESO Capital is staying focused on doing deals others overlook

Less harmony, more precision – the appeal to Europe’s rule-makers

Further pan-regional regulation of non-bank lending is unnecessary, a new white paper argues. It’s time to look at the smaller picture within individual member states.

VIDEO: Meet the most influential: Arbour’s James Newsome, the DJ of private debt

Private debt's biggest influencers: What are they really like? Meet James Newsome of Arbour Partners as he talks about Belgian dance music, Warren Buffett, capitalism and his 25-year-old self.

Agri lender takes root in CLO market

Japan’s Norinchukin Bank has emerged as an unlikely force in the leveraged loan market, but views vary on the desirability of this development.

Beechbrook eyes Germany for ‘future growth’

The UK-based fund manager has established a Frankfurt office, its first in the country, headed by former banker Peter Gottron.

The false alarm around leveraged loans

Fears are growing that here is a market potentially posing systemic risk. Research from Partners Group suggests such concern may be misplaced.

This time, debt funds are picking a bigger fight

Buoyed by fundraising success, the likes of GSO are writing bigger tickets and widening their challenge to the banks.

ESO’s real estate team hires asset management head

The London-based fund manager has brought in Zena Namih from private equity advisory firm Spring11 Advisory Services.

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