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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.
The vehicle’s £1.25bn target is the same figure as the hard-cap of its predecessor fund, which closed in November 2017.
The fund has already made three investments, including its first bioenergy deals since hiring a team from Foresight Group last year.
Richard Braakenburg, who joined the GIG at its inception in 2013, will replace Asif Rafique, who departed SUSI in August 2018.
Head of private markets Stephen O’Neill wants 'to see innovation' and solutions that are tailored to a defined-contribution scheme.
Anglian Water, Bristol Water and Northumbrian Water have joined Yorkshire Water in asking the CMA to review Ofwat’s December review.
Stockholm
The fund is about 75% invested after an acquisition from KKR this week, but the firm is now working to ‘ensure sufficient capital is available' to keep investing.
The local government rejected plans by Britain’s ninth busiest airport to grow its passenger limit from 10 million to 12 million on environmental grounds.
The firm has already raised €500m from European investors and will now pitch the vehicle to Australian LPs.
The UK-based manager believes mid-size infrastructure companies ‘have typically not received the full attention of their previous owners’.
Darryl Murphy’s promotion from head of infrastructure debt to the newly created role comes just under three years since his arrival from KPMG.
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