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 European private equity firm is targeting the possible buyouts of Royal Dutch/Shell’s LPG unit and Ruhrgas Industries – taking the total value of deals the firm is currently linked with to about €18bn.
The recent announcement that UK pension fund Railpen has set aside four percent of total assets for allocation to hedge funds should come as no surprise: it has always been an adventurous investor. Andy Thomson reports.