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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.
Stephen Schwarzman

Blackstone’s $26bn haul backs Schwarzman’s ‘go big’ thesis

Stephen Schwarzman took a position early on in the firm’s development that modest goals and bold ones required similar effort to achieve. So why not aim high?
New York

KPS seeks $5bn for turnaround investments

The New York-headquartered firm, which makes control-oriented investments in financially or operationally distressed companies, will focus mainly on the industrial sector.

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.
Bruce Flatt, Howard Marks

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.
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