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Bruno Alves

Bruno Alves is Senior Editor of Infrastructure Investor. Bruno has been a journalist since 2004 and joined Infrastructure Investor in 2009, where he quickly rose to become Associate Editor and a leading writer covering the infrastructure asset class. In 2013 he joined Euromoney to edit their Trade Finance title, before returning to PEI Media in late 2014 as the launch editor of Low Carbon Energy Investor, PEI’s global energy transition publication.

Make way, once again, for Blackstone

Can the US manager, its fundraising muscles flexed, establish itself in infra the way it has in other asset classes?

Digital infrastructure: Fund shows sector-specific vehicles have arrived

The first is that the digital infrastructure space is red hot and LP have migrated to the opportunity.

PODCAST: Gazing into the future – 5 tips for long-term investors

Wired editor-at-large and futurist Ben Hammersley explains how to deal with exponential growth, discusses the needs created by new technology and explains why cognitive-enhancing infra is a must in the age of AI.
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Norway’s sovereign fund shouldn’t stop at unlisted renewables

Taking its motives at face value, there is no obvious reason for the Government Pension Fund Global not to invest across the wider infra universe.

Social governance: Death of a soft topic

ESG has erupted into the mainstream of infrastructure investing with the ‘S’ sharply elbowing its way to centre stage.
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Will the World Bank fully embrace its catalyst potential?

Jim Yong Kim’s belief that he can do more by operating in the private sector again raises questions about the finance institution's role in the 21st century.

This year is already the biggest fundraising year ever. Now what?

With 2019 threatening to crack the $100bn mark in infrastructure, we take a look at how the asset class will change and what could spoil the party.

LISTEN: Where are hurdle rates trending?

With managers increasingly putting pressure on LPs to enter the carry early, Threadmark partner Patricia Wilkinson and PEI senior editors Toby Mitchenall, Bruno Alves and Jonathan Brasse look across asset classes to find out whether the status quo really is changing.

Are LPs getting their way on fund terms?

With the possible exception of hurdle rates, LPs can count numerous victories.

EIB: Brexit changes nothing… for now

The Bank has made commitments to a number of UK-focused private equity funds; there will be no immediate changes to its engagement with the country, it has said.
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