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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.

Spain’s carrot-and-stick approach will fail to convince investors

The country’s desire ‘to send a positive signal’ to renewable investors would be far more effective if it stopped trying to battle compensation awards from its past

Spring first close planned as UK names Zouk as £400m EV infra fund manager

The private equity and infrastructure manager has already held discussions with ‘investors from all walks of life’, partner George Ridd tells us.

ICG eyes fund launch in Q2 following maiden infra deal

The investment in a fibre network on the French island of Réunion is the first by the team formed in April last year by the former EDF Invest infrastructure arm.

Infrastructure ‘most popular sub-sector’ for new manager searches – bfinance

Infrastructure has overtaken private debt and alongside real estate now makes up a majority of bfinance’s private market manager searches.

Corsair launches open-ended fund as $3.4bn Citi fund winds down

The new vehicle this week added Vantage Airport Group and plans to focus its strategy on airport and airport-related investments.

Whitehelm enters talks for new equity and debt funds

The move could see the group raise up €1bn for its equity vehicle, in a diversification from its managed account investment strategy.

Brookfield plans March first close for $17bn Fund IV

The fund is targeting a net return of 10%, with the firm’s two previous funds both generating IRRs of about 13%.

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