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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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Antin halfway to fund IV target with first close – exclusive

Firm raises more than €2.5bn for its fourth vintage as it heads towards target of about €5bn-€6bn.

Edmond de Rothschild eyes €750m July close for fourth infra debt fund – exclusive

A fifth vehicle, which could secure commitments of about €1bn, may follow before the end of the year.

Infra fundraising hits $20bn as Q1 rise returns

The market has already reached 22.3% of last year’s total through just six funds raised.

GIP adds UK government transport director to London team

The UK’s Department for Transport is “satisfied that no conflict of interest is present’, though the approval process remains ongoing.

Swedish pension trio plug $970m into new infra investment company

Polhem Infra’s backers believe it will have a competitive advantage by investing to hold rather than to sell.

Denmark poised to exclude foreign investors from owning critical infrastructure

Opposition party sponsoring the move says it is ‘not protectionism, but common sense and protection of sovereignty’.

Will investors heed former World Bank chief’s advice?

Meridiam’s second closing of its Africa infrastructure fund shows both the opportunities provided by the continent and investors’ continued perceptions of it.

Macquarie’s sixth European infra fund set for €6bn close by month end – exclusive

MEIF6 is thought to have agreed to purchase a geothermal power company in Iceland in what would be its first deal.

Greencoat considers expansion into Indian renewables – exclusive

UK-based manager could make its first move outside British Isles after expanding into bioenergy this year.

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