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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.

Private infrastructure at ‘a tipping point’, says JP Morgan

ESG has become a ‘matter of strategic positioning’ rather than the ‘compliance consideration’ it used to be, according to the group.

MEAG eyes €500m for infrastructure debt fund

The asset management arm of Munich Re and ERGO Group has already collected €200m in a first close for the new fund.

UK government to unveil nuclear RAB assessment by summer

Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark said ‘it is clear that we need to consider a new approach to financing nuclear’, hoping to attract institutional capital.

Korean institutions buy 50% of Swedish 235MW greenfield wind site

Nordic manager CapMan is leading the acquisition from Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, which invested in the project in July.

L&G hires infra head to kick-start new equity strategy

Jonathan Ord’s arrival from the UK’s Local Pension Partnership and GLIL Infrastructure marks Legal & General’s attempt to catalyse its equity capabilities.

UBS closes debt fund on €1bn hard-cap – exclusive

Archmore Infrastructure Debt Platform II is almost double the size of its predecessor and is 20% invested.

Greencoat unveils bioenergy business with triple Foresight hire

The establishment of the new unit is Greencoat’s first move beyond wind and solar investments.

InfraRed eyes 1.5GW subsidy-free Spanish solar after $1.2bn fund close

Up to 12 projects will be developed over the coming years through the seventh investment of InfraRed’s fifth fund.
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CEO leaves UK’s Pension Infrastructure Platform

Mike Weston’s exit comes shortly after PIP’s flagship Multi-Strategy Infrastructure Fund became almost fully invested.

KKR spreads its wings with $1bn aircraft leasing investment

The deal for a 50% share in Altavair has been made by both KKR’s infrastructure and credit businesses.

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