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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.

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.

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.
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