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Bruno Alves

Bruno Alves is Senior Editor of Infrastructure Investor. Bruno has been a journalist since 2004 and joined Infrastructure Investor in 2009, where he quickly rose to become Associate Editor and a leading writer covering the infrastructure asset class. In 2013 he joined Euromoney to edit their Trade Finance title, before returning to PEI Media in late 2014 as the launch editor of Low Carbon Energy Investor, PEI’s global energy transition publication.
The asset class should be pleased with its record performance. The question is whether it can sustain such results in a more volatile macro environment.
Four of the 57 funds closed accounted for more than 54% of the total raised during the first half of the year.
Brookfield’s $15bn Global Transition Fund is one of the largest closes of the year, showcasing the depth of the decarbonisation opportunity.
BlackRock’s new permanent capital fund underlines how much opportunity – and risk – will come from Europe’s decision to wean itself off Russian gas.
The asset class is set to shine with investors during this high inflationary period, but social and political pressures should be kept in mind.
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The manager’s permanent capital approach undergoes its biggest test in what could end up being one of the largest takeovers of all time.
The manager has partnered with Atlantia shareholder the Benetton family, after the latter rejected a takeover approach by a GIP, Brookfield and ACS team.
The Article 9 vehicle has already invested more than half of the €1bn it is initially targeting in a 1GW portfolio spanning Europe and the Americas.
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We reveal the most oversubscribed closes, analyse what they mean for the market and highlight what LPs should be wary of.
Russia’s war on Ukraine casts a shadow on the conference, prompting widespread discussion of its impact on the energy transition and ESG.
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