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.
With managers increasingly putting pressure on investors to enter the carry early, Threadmark partner Patricia Wilkinson and Infrastructure Investor, PERE and Private Equity International senior editors Bruno Alves, Jonathan Brasse and Toby Mitchenall look across asset classes to find out whether the status quo really is changing.
The semi-open-ended vehicle, targeting UK defined benefit schemes, is aiming for a 5% net annual yield through investments in infrastructure debt, renewable energy, real estate debt and other alternative investments.
Philippe Benaroya, Chris Wrenn and Gilles Lengaigne – who worked together at Blackstone/GSO for over 10 years – are launching BlackRock’s European infrastructure debt Investment unit in London. The team will target investment grade infrastructure debt investments for insurers and other investors.