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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.

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

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.
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Marks and Flatt 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.

Jefferies, Stonyrock launch fund of firms partnership

The platform, led by former Blackstone and AlpInvest Partners executives, is the latest entrant into one of alternative assets' booming sectors.

Massive fundraising numbers lift Blackstone above $500bn AUM mark

With these results, Blackstone is more than halfway to its goal of managing $1trn by 2026.

Tikehau adds Nomura vet, Citigroup fundraiser to senior ranks

Paris-based Tikehau has set targets to substantially boost its assets under management and the operating profits of its asset management arm by 2022.

Brookfield’s union with Oaktree: GDAM, they want credit

With the addition of Oaktree, a respected credit business, Brookfield has shown how debt investing has risen to prominence post-global financial crisis and become crucial for being a global diversified asset manager.

Brookfield’s union with Oaktree: GDAM, they want credit

With the addition of Oaktree, a respected credit business, Brookfield has shown how debt investing has risen to prominence post-global financial crisis and become crucial for being a global diversified asset manager.

CFOs and COOs Forum: Adding a credit strategy presents back-office challenges

The growth in private credit presents plenty of upsides for private equity firms but also offers real challenges for CFOs and COOs.

What exit? GPs investing in other GPs are in it for the long haul

Private equity firms taking non-control stakes in other such firms is booming, but the off-ramps for such deals remain mostly theoretical.

Story of the year: Toys R Us and the retail apocalypse

The Bain- and KKR-backed chain closed its doors in the US this year.
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