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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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DWS brings in Barclays director to investment team

Thomas Kalthöfer joins Deutsche Bank’s listed asset management arm as the ninth addition to the infrastructure team in the past 12 months.

Meridiam to seek €300m with reopening of Africa fund – exclusive

Plans to expand the LP base to more institutional capital beyond the current DFIs would bring the fund to just over €500m.

Antin targets up to €6bn for fourth vehicle

Fund IV will pursue a broadly similar strategy to that of its predecessors, focusing on Europe but also investing outside the region on an opportunistic basis.

PIP becomes sole investor in Scottish PFI-style hospital

Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary operates under Scotland’s Non-Profit Distributing model, an adaptation of the UK’s PFI scheme which was abolished this week.

UK abolishes PFI as ‘days of the public sector being a pushover’ end

Chancellor Philip Hammond insisted present contracts will be honoured but vowed to never again sign a PFI or PF2 project.

What do LPs think about infra-like assets? Industriens Pension says they ‘play an important...

The €23bn Danish pension's director of private investments, Kasper Struve, is comfortable with such investments so long as they pass the ‘infrastructure test’.

EQT eyes Q1 2019 final close for Fund IV – exclusive

The fund is targeting €7.5bn and has set a hard-cap of €9bn, more than double the €4bn raised for Fund III in 2017.

UBS adds to debt team with portfolio manager hire

The Swiss group is expecting a December close of about €1bn for its second infrastructure debt fund, having so far made one investment.

Antin and Goldman pledge further $3.2bn for UK fibre rollout

The investment programme comes six months after the pair moved to take CityFibre private in a $694.5m deal.

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