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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.

PIMCO raises almost $700m for commercial real estate debt vehicle

The fund’s commercial focus differs from its predecessors, which targeted an array of assets.

Alt asset managers find buyers ready to snatch up minority stakes

More private fund managers that oversee closed-end funds are selling portions of their firm to finance product growth, succession or larger GP commitments.

Oaktree surpasses $1.75bn target for second RE debt fund

The alternative asset management behemoth has exceeded its fundraising goal by almost $450m.

CPPIB elevates head of private debt to lead credit team at large

The appointment, which includes oversight over real estate debt, comes as part of a broader swath of changes in senior management.

Innovatus seeks almost $2bn for niche strategies

The investment platform includes three strategy-specific funds and a flagship vehicle that would deploy capital across all strategies, including real estate.

US public pension plans’ 2017 alternative asset commitments

This LP profile made almost 950 commitments to various private vehicles last year.

Apollo European NPL fund launches €1bn JV with Palmira

The New York-based credit investment behemoth’s European Principal Finance Fund III has raised more than $4bn.

KKR elevates Bae, Nuttall to co-COOs, co-presidents

Two of the storied firm’s founders say the promotions are ‘about the future’ and making sure the firm can serve its investors ‘for decades to come.'

CalPERS RE outperforms benchmark

The chief investment officer for the US’s largest pension fund emphasized long-term performance over short-term results on Friday media call.

Texas TRS interim CIO appointed permanently to post

Texas TRS interim CIO appointed permanently to post 2017-07-13 Andrew Hedlund The Teacher Retirement System of Texas has promoted within its ranks to replace departed chief investment officer Britt Harris, PERE 's sister publication, Private Debt Investor , reported Thursday. The Austin, Te

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