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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.

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

CalPERS to examine leverage policies

Officials at the public retirement plan behemoth are set to provide feedback on Monday.

Atalaya sells minority stake to Dyal

The New York-based alternative investment manager is the third real estate-related platform in which the private equity firm has invested in the last year.

Iowa receives eight bids for RE debt account

The Hawkeye State retirement plan is awarding two contracts that will each be predominantly focused on US opportunities.

Brookfield raises $2.4bn for fifth RE debt fund

The debt fundraise comes as the Toronto-based asset manager gathers capital for its largest-yet equity vehicle.

PIMCO locks down $2.25bn for real estate fund

Using the mid-range target of $3.5bn would make BRAVO III the third-largest closed-end PIMCO opportunistic fund.