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Zak Bentley

Zak Bentley
Zak Bentley is a senior reporter at Infrastructure Investor based in London. Zak joined Infrastructure Investor in 2016 from Centaur where he was a reporter at their Clean Energy Pipeline title. He has a detailed knowledge and experience of the financial and regulatory aspects of the global renewable energy market, as well as the wider infrastructure market. Zak has a degree in English and History from the University of Birmingham.

Foresight to take over John Laing’s renewables fund

The portfolio, which comprises 28 largely UK-based assets, has a gross asset value of £764.4m.

Natixis to separate Mirova’s core infra team into new manager

The team, which plans to launch a new fund before the end of the year, will be spun off from the renewables unit, which will remain with Mirova.

Circuitus reaches €450m first close

Group’s debut fund is targeting €2bn and gross returns of at least 15%.

USS sidelined as Macquarie’s £563m offer for KCOM is accepted

The British pension fund in April agreed a £504m offer for the UK-based communications group, but Macquarie’s bid was deemed a ‘superior proposal’.

UK needs a new of way of doing infra

With the government missing in action this week, industry leaders were left to talk among themselves on what’s next for private finance

Asset leasing’s uncertain flight path

Fund managers are increasingly looking to buy assets such as aircraft and home heating systems. We find out under which circumstances these investments make sense and whether asset leasing is ready to take off

Asset leasing’s uncertain flight path

Fund managers are increasingly looking to buy assets such as aircraft and home heating systems. We find out under which circumstances these investments make sense and whether asset leasing is ready to take off.

Aquila falls short for latest fund with €154m raise

The company said the fundraise was achieved despite ‘challenging political and economic’ circumstances.

Aberdeen Standard wraps up deployment of Fund I

The final investment of SL Capital Infrastructure I comes a little over two years after it reached its final close of £516m.

Ofgem caps equity returns at 4.3%

The new regime is slightly more lenient than earlier proposals, although the regulator says consumers would save £6bn over the five-year regulatory period.
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