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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.

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.

Terra Firma downsizes renewables fund by $1.5bn

The Guy Hands-led firm is now targeting $500m for the vehicle, which it will seed with a $100m cornerstone commitment.

Olympus Capital Asia raises second clean energy fund

The firm has raised $276 million toward its $300 million target.

Santander, Canadian pensions launch $2bn renewables platform

Santander, Canadian pensions launch $2bn renewables platform 2015-05-28 Bruno Alves Spain's Banco Santander and Canadian pensions Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP) and Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) have unveiled a new global renewable energy and water investment

UK green bank goes abroad with £200m pilot programme

The bank will initially target East Africa, South Africa and India, focusing on renewables and energy efficiency

Actis launches $1.9bn African renewables platform

This is the last renewables platform from the firm's $1.15bn third energy fund

Actis launches $230m Indian renewables platform

The platform’s first investment, a wind farm in Rajasthan, has already reached financial close and is currently under construction

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