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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.

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%.

Swiss manager targets €500 million for new renewables fund

The new vehicle will be larger in size and broader in scope than re:cap global investors’ previous two funds.

ARCH eyes institutionals for half of $250m African renewables fund

A first close is expected in Q1 this year, with commitments from the AfDB, EIB and a South African pension fund.

Danish FSA slams pensions’ ‘inadequate’ infra investment management

Several of the country’s major pension funds were singled out for improper risk management and valuation methods.

InstarAGF hits $680m first close on second fund – exclusive

The vehicle has a $1bn target and is a successor to the group’s debut vehicle which closed in June 2017.

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

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