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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.

UK’s Brent Pension Fund commits £50m to Stepstone-managed infra vehicle

Stepstone-managed vehicle is looking to raise capital from up to 32 London-based pension funds for its UK-focused fund.

The great British rip-off

The opposition Labour party’s flawed plans for nationalising the UK’s energy network should leave investors worried.

Labour reveals first details of energy nationalisation plans

The proposals, which Labour says will begin ‘immediately’, are ‘the last thing that is needed’, according to National Grid.

Kommunalkredit plans €250m debt fund close ahead of double fund launch

The Austrian group is also teaming up with Meridiam to try to win a €300m local broadband tender against Macquarie and Allianz.

Aquila heads to public markets for new €300m renewables fund

While the German firm has invested in renewables through private funds, it’s seeking to attract a ‘new and additional investor audience’ through its new listed vehicle.

PGGM flies into aircraft leasing with 25% Macquarie AirFinance deal

Dutch pension fund manager aims to address 'complex sustainability issues' the sector faces.

Carlyle plots infra debt buildout with Erik Savi hire – exclusive

Executive’s arrival comes two months after leaving his position as head of infra debt at BlackRock.

Intermediate by name, mid-market by nature

When ICG thought about setting up an infra business, it was lucky enough to find a team at EDF Invest ready and waiting. New head Guillaume d’Engremont outlines the plan.

Israel Infrastructure Partners eyes July close for $350m debut fund

Firm has so far raised around $250m from European LPs as it seeks to generate returns of about 12%.

Finnish pension trio to plug €300m into renewables platform

New company has already deployed €90m, acquiring three operational wind farms with a combined capacity of 63MW.
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