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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.
Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa

AIIM falls short of target with $320m close of third fund

African Infrastructure Investment Fund 3, which was aiming for $750m, is over 50% committed as it nears its 10th investment.

Stonepeak targets $1.25bn with new renewables fund – exclusive

The vehicle is being led by Hong Kong-based Hajir Naghdy, who joined from Macquarie Capital at the end of last year.
The Shard London

L&G infra equity head departs after 3 months – exclusive

Jonathan Ord began his tenure in March but has returned to his previous role at the Local Pensions Partnership.

SUSI halfway to target with second close on energy-efficiency fund

The Swiss group has garnered €149m to date for its second energy efficiency fund, which has already made seven investments.

KKR, Macquarie and CPPIB among panel to advise on post-Brexit infra

The 20-person panel, which also includes figures from LGIM and Aviva Investors, will advise the UK government on private investment without the EIB.

Arcus duo depart after 10 years

Francesco Nale and Elena Cataldo, partner and investor relations director respectively, were at Babcock & Brown before Arcus’s foundation.
Field of Solar Panels and Windmills

BlackRock targets $2.5bn for third renewables fund – exclusive

The launch of the latest vehicle comes two years after the fund manager closed its GRPF II on $1.6bn, which has invested in more than150 projects.
Wind farm Western Australia

Taaleri nears €300m target for fifth renewables fund

The Finnish group has so far raised €219m for a strategy that will see it invest predominantly in Europe but also in the US.
Solar panels

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.
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