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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.

Year in Review: Fundraising’s Big Bang

More than $80bn has been raised for pure-play infrastructure strategies as of mid-December, setting the stage for an even bigger 2019.

Letting them down gently

Australia deciding to block a Chinese purchase of a national asset is not new – but its decision to block CK Infrastructure’s bid for APA Group feels different.

PFI is dead, long live… what?

Even if the framework’s demise was very much Chronicle of a Death Foretold, to have it stated as a matter of government policy still packs a punch.

‘There is no Asian market’ – four lessons from our HK Summit

Some of the industry’s biggest names are building regional teams and preparing to raise dedicated vehicles. But it won’t all be plain sailing.

Q3 fundraising sets new record

When our third-quarter figures finally came through, we knew something special was going on: with a few months still to go before the end of the year, 2018 was already the biggest on record, with just shy of $69 billion raised by 43 funds compared with over $67 billion amassed by 71 funds in 2017. […]

Diversity is the new ESG

GPs may be reluctant to think about diversity in their own teams; at some point they will not have a choice.

The US infra landscape is shifting for foreign investors

With more hurdles erected for overseas money, firms need to be switched on to the Trump administration's recent legislation, write Mario Mancuso, H. Boyd Greene, & Luci Hague.

First State Super: ‘We can’t hide behind our managers’

The $67bn Australian superannuation fund has pursued a hybrid investment strategy since appointing Mark Hector as portfolio manager in 2014. After deploying its largest equity cheque, we find out what the future holds.

II 50: For the few, not the many

Fundraising among the firms that feature in infrastructure’s most elite ranking has grown by 23% to a whopping $388bn. You now need almost $2bn to make it into the II 50 and more than $55.5bn if you want to dethrone MIRA from the top spot.

The enduring power of moving people and goods

Interregional trade and US airports are giving life to the North American transportation sector at a time when capital is flooding the market.

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