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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.
The EBITDA addback is one of the most worrying aspects of loan documentation. Market professionals detail how prevalent and potentially damaging it has become.
For distressed debt firms concerned about a lack of dealflow, there’s a simple solution: do litigation funding instead.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Rather than piling into distressed strategies based on a hunch about the cycle turning, LPs may be better off diversifying by type of manager.
ESO Capital Partners is acquiring Core Capital Partners, the UK private equity firm, enabling the combined group to invest across the capital structure.
Are fears of a lack of red flags in deal structures overblown? There’s little doubt what equity providers think, but some lenders believe the same.
The ‘b’ word has been used in relation to private equity. Should its close relative private debt be worried?
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