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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.

KGAL secures ESPF4 hard-cap extension ahead of September close – exclusive

The hard-cap for the German firm’s fourth renewables fund now sits at €750m after more than 90% of investors approved the increase.
Large scale solar farm located in rural Spain

Glennmont seals asset-backed loans for renewables debt fund

The two loans to Italian wind and solar facilities form part of the Glennmont REBS fund, which the UK firm says it established following investor requests for a differentiated product.
Sydney skyline

AMP Capital close to $3.5bn target on fourth infra debt fund

Australian firm has raised $2.7bn to date, some $200m more than its previous debt vehicle secured.

Brookfield partners with KKR in $500m solar push

The deal for X-Elio partially realises an investment from KKR’s $3.1bn second infrastructure fund.
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We need to talk about Southern Water, regulation and ESG

The UK utility's repeat offences that led to a record-breaking fine raises serious questions about how asset managers are held to account.

Cube wraps up second fund on €1.04bn

The fund had a target of €1.2bn and has invested €400m into eight assets to date.

‘There’s been a refocus on governance in ESG’, says S&P

The ratings agency has noticed the ‘growing trend’ of ESG-linked debt instruments as an additional variable for investors.

What’s keeping interest in airports sky high?

Airports remain prized assets despite soaring values. We examine why that’s unlikely to change
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