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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 manager now has a 19-strong team in the region, with the new vehicle looking to invest in telecoms, transportation, logistics and energy transition.
While it doesn’t exactly embrace private capital, the president’s plan doesn’t push it away either, allowing for plenty of opportunities to co-operate.
Editors from across the PEI stable jump on Zoom to swap thoughts on a growing trend in private markets: linking the cost of fund-level credit facilities to ESG performance.
February’s crippling snowstorms froze wind turbines across the Lone Star State, crashed its power grid and blew up the swaps underpinning its renewables market.
Well thought-through structures – long term, sustainable and scrutinised – that bring the public along for the ride could boost private markets and public policy.
Texas snow mailbox
Failure to winterise the US state’s power infrastructure alongside a lack of reserve capacity underline the perils of not being ready for extreme climate events.
The follow-up vehicle comes at a time when Fund I is 80% invested, with the firm’s AUM, including co-investments, totalling some €1.7bn.
Blackstone and GIP’s ‘rivals-to-partners’ conversion is a timely reminder of the scarcity of large-scale assets with an ‘economic moat’.
The promotion is part of a top executive reshuffle that will see Martin Stanley become chairman of Macquarie Asset Management and Ben Way step up to group head of MAM.
Economic nationalism, high-yield debt, force majeure, specialisation and infra as a service – find out how they have all been accelerated by the pandemic.

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