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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.
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The vehicle has a target of €1.6bn and follows on from its €1.2bn predecessor, which closed last July.
The London-listed group says the projects are ‘less attractive’ as they have moved from the construction to the the operational phase.
The CI New Markets fund, launched earlier this year and attracting European investors from Scandinavia, Germany and Austria, is the Danish firm's first to target emerging markets.
Allianz beat the Europe-focused fund’s target size in October and for a second time at final close.
Global Renewable Power III, which has so far garnered funds mostly from Europe, will begin deployment next year.
The Silvertown Tunnel project was pursued by Transport for London, rather than the UK’s central government, which last year abolished PPPs.
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The Dutch manager is back in market with the sixth edition of its flagship strategy and its second Core Infrastructure Fund.
The fund will target renewables in UK and Europe, as well as eyeing assets in Australia.
The move comes after initial efforts to end such funding by the end of 2020 were resisted by EU member states.
Eurofideme-4 is 2.5 times larger than the French group’s previous fundraise and has invested €300 million.
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