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Kalliope Gourntis

Kalliope is Deputy Editor at Infrastructure Investor, focusing primarily on the print edition, the latest role she’s assumed since joining the company in 2013. Kalliope initially covered the US market when she was based in New York, but has since relocated to Europe, where she oversees Infrastructure Investor’s team of reporters in London, New York and Sydney. Prior to joining PEI Media, she worked for Reuters in Athens as Energy Correspondent and has published a number of bylined articles that have appeared in the International Herald Tribune (now New York Times), The Wall Street Journal Europe and The Financial Times.
Mergers, spin-outs
The year kicked off with the industry-shattering news of the BlackRock, GIP tie-up and while other mergers soon followed, there are indications that consolidation is not the only game in town.
modes of transportation
The new firm, in which Oaktree will retain a 25% stake, will target mid-market investments across the North American transport sector at a time that is ‘really interesting’, its co-CEO Emmett McCann tells us in an exclusive interview.
Renewables
Unlike its predecessor funds, which targeted either a single technology or single country, it is understood the new fund will invest across technologies and across the EU.
The increasing number and size of battery storage projects has created a supply-demand gap in the insurance market. NARDAC's Tom Harries explains why and what investors should consider when investing in these projects.
two high voltage towers are shown against a setting sun
While there’s much to applaud in the Commission’s proposed framework, it lacks the bite needed to transform intentions into action in time to meet net-zero goals.
Spin out
The new entity, Alba Infra Partners, will invest in the lower mid-market, targeting investments ranging from €25m to €75m, Stephane Grandguillaume and John Cavill tell Infrastructure Investor.
price tag, sales tag, infra secondaries
Amid LP demand for liquidity and distributions, the infra secondaries market saw an unprecedented rise last year. We uncover how this positions the market for future growth. 
The London-based firm expects to launch a fourth fundraising series later this year as it seeks to reach its €5bn hard-cap for EDIF III.
rare earths, minerals, mining, supply chain
Securing the supply and processing of these materials is key to protecting the energy transition projects the industry invests in.
In addition to taking on the newly created CEO role, Annabel Wiscarson will also sit on the UK firm’s board.
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