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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.

Details of Apollo’s hybrid debt-equity fund revealed

The fund would invest in senior and subordinated debt along with structured equity and non-control positions in financially troubled companies.

Los Angeles pension boosts targets for private equity, debt

The retirement plan also increased its exposure to private infrastructure by 1%, while targets for real estate equity and natural resources investments stayed the same.

Neuberger, Goldman split Clearlake minority investment down the middle

Landmark Partners, which had a role in the deal, financed an earlier minority investment from Reservoir Capital Partners.

Houlihan Lokey gets into fund placement business with BearTooth acquisition

The investment bank is adding capital-raising services for private funds to its product platform for the first time.

Retail apocalypse: why the model needs to change

Retail blowouts are hitting the headlines, but many of the problems date from before the global financial crisis.

Retail apocalypse: why the model needs to change

Retail blowouts are hitting the headlines, but many of the problems date from before the global financial crisis.

CPPIB names Feeney global head of PE

Shane Feeney will be responsible for the Canadian pension’s $51bn private equity portfolio overseeing direct private equity investments, funds, secondaries and co-investments.

Crestline seeks $500m for late-stage PE fund financing

The credit investment firm maintains the strategy has a growing market opportunity.

TPG raises $300m for oil and gas investments

The energy market provided the firm with an opportunity to provide non-buyout preferred equity investments.

Oaktree seeks $1.75bn for latest control-oriented investment fund

The distressed debt behemoth’s previous vehicle reported a net IRR of 29.4% and 1.4x return multiple.

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