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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.

Omnes plans €500m Capenergie 4 launch in Q3 2019 – exclusive

The move would more than double the size of its predecessor fund and follows the €628m listing of portfolio company Neoen this week.

UK companies ‘created perfect conditions for renationalisation’, says Ofwat boss

Rachel Fletcher’s intervention comes a day after the regulator was accused by MPs of favouring companies over consumers.

Meridiam’s Europe COO set to depart – exclusive

Tim Treharne’s responsibilities have largely been transitioned internally to Matthieu Muzumdar, who stepped up to the role in February.

Paris InfraWeek: ‘Some managers going a little off-piste,’ warns Antin’s Schöchlin

Panellists from Credit Agricole and Allianz also said they see US infrastructure as their biggest opportunity.

Will infra fundraising top $100bn in 2019?

This will be a record year and 2019 could top it. As the market shifts up a gear, we consider the major themes impacting fundraising.

Quercus eyes $650m for UK electric vehicle infra fund

The vehicle, which is the first of its kind, will seek to invest across the EV infrastructure space, targeting low double-digit returns.

UBS edges towards €1bn debt fund hard-cap after raising further €400m

The firm’s second debt vehicle has exceeded its €700m target following commitments from European and Asian LPs.

Partners Group eyes interim close on Global 2018 fund by year-end – exclusive

Partners Group’s collected €2.2 billion for its Direct Infrastructure 2016 fund in February, alongside a further €800 million for separate accounts and other infrastructure vehicles.

Kommunalkredit eyes year-end €250m close for debut debt fund

The Austrian outfit has secured a first close of €190m from five investors, the proceeds of which have already been invested.

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