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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.

Brookfield’s deal with Oaktree centers on credit

With the addition of Oaktree, a respected credit business, Brookfield has shown how debt investing has risen to prominence post-global financial crisis and become crucial for being a global diversified asset manager, reports PERE's sister title Private Debt Investor.

Madison Realty Capital nears $1bn close for RE debt fund

The firm’s latest credit vehicle has already significantly outpaced its predecessor fund, which closed on $695m.

Angelo Gordon bolsters net lease RE business with new hire

The New York-based firm has raised almost $1bn for its latest fund targeting the strategy.

Aermont raises €1.6bn for latest real estate fund

The firm is seeking €100m more than it raised in its previous fund.

SamCERA puts RE debt on ice until 2020

The San Mateo retirement plan needs to increase allocations to the value-add real estate strategy to hit its 10% allocation target.

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.

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