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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.
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Lawrence Golub: ‘Imagine what it will be like if Warren gets her way’

The Golub Capital chief executive spoke at sister title Private Debt Investor's New York Forum of the US presidential hopeful's stance against the private equity industry.
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How the UK can still exert influence in Europe

The European Parliament has approved changes to the pre-marketing of alternatives funds that should make the process easier across the continent.

EBITDA on steroids

The EBITDA addback is one of the most worrying aspects of loan documentation. Market professionals detail how prevalent and potentially damaging it has become.

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.

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.

What happens when private equity deals dry up?

Larger private debt managers have never had it so good, but possible over-reliance on the PE market may leave some regretting their neglect of the non-sponsored opportunity.

Time to start contemplating tomorrow’s nightmare

It’s pointless guessing when the benign credit cycle will end, according to those on stage at our New York Forum – but it’s imperative to be prepared.

Why lawyers are urging lenders to get aggressive

With documentation strongly in favour of borrowers, financiers are being told to look for excuses to redress the balance of power.
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WATCH: Rattner on why credit markets are ‘a bit scary’

The former leader of the Obama administration's auto industry restructuring talks to sister publication PDI about his fears for the economy and credit markets.

Apocalypse now as no-deal Brexit looms

Private assets managers are being forced to consider the consequences of what once seemed unthinkable – the UK crashing out of the EU with no trade agreement.
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