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Andy Thomson

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.

Europe’s new defender

Richard Wilson has a lot on his plate as he prepares to negotiate for regulation the European private equity industry can live with.

China eases rules for foreign RMB funds

Chinese authorities are understood to have approved new legislation that will make it much more attractive for foreign GPs to launch RMB funds in Shanghai’s Pudong district.

SVG's NAV falls 18%, CEO 'cautiously optimistic'

The listed Permira investor is upbeat about its prospects, despite half-year results detailing a 5% drop in portfolio value and the unlikelihood of many distributions in the next 18 months.

Experts lend weight to criticism of EC directive

Industry groups and experts continue to speak out against the European Commission's proposed alternative investment directive, arguing it would place an unfair burden on Europe’s private equity industry.

Electra raises £100m for mid-market buyouts

Electra Partners has raised £100m to deploy alongside the capital of its main client, Electra Private Equity plc, as the latter returns to fully-blown private equity investment.

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