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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.

Campbell Lutyens appoints ex-Hungary PM as global infra head

Former Hungarian prime minister Gordon Bajnai takes the reins while James Wardlaw is appointed vice-chairman for infrastructure.

Federated swoops in for £246m Hermes stake

The deal comes as Hermes continues to fundraise for £1bn for its second infrastructure vehicle.

Cyberattack: beware of the enemy within

Fund managers hold huge amounts of data and sensitive information, so tackling the sharp rise in cyber-crime is a priority. Zak Bentley finds out how to defend against an attack.

Denmark to oversee pensions’ alternatives programmes

Inspections by the Danish financial services authorities will become more frequent following ‘concerns’ about the alternatives investment skills of pension funds.

Saudis back $40bn Blackstone ‘permanent capital’ infra fund

Public Investment Fund is investing $20bn in the vehicle. The latter hopes to catalyse more than $100bn to boost President Trump’s infrastructure plans.

Denmark wants greater ‘oversight’ of pensions’ alternatives

The government will propose legislation that will see alternative investments made by Danish pension funds ‘done in a proper way’

Fox: ‘You cannot run an economy through executive order’

Introducing sister publication Infrastructure Investor’s Emerging Markets Forum on Monday in Berlin, the former Mexican leader was critical of Donald Trump’s policies and said Mexico’s energy reforms are an example of how to open a market closed to private investment.

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