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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.

CIC buckles in at Heathrow

The Chinese fund is the second sovereign wealth fund to recently take a stake in London's Heathrow Airport.

CVC in first close for €2bn infra fund

The firm has reached a first close on more than €200m after three years on the fundraising trail.

IFC and UK launch renewable fund of funds

The investment arm of the World Bank and the UK government are investing a combined $153m to kick-start the IFC Climate Catalyst Fund, described as a private equity fund of funds targeting clean energy projects across the world.

GIP holds $3bn-plus first close for Fund II

The New York-based global infrastructure fund manager, led by Adebayo Ogunlesi (pictured) has disclosed in SEC filings it has raised just over half of its intended $6bn final target.

First Reserve in JV with renewable firm

The specialist energy-focused firm has teamed up with Spain’s Renovalia Energy to target wind projects across Europe and North America.

KKR parks in Saba with 12.5% acquisition

The US group joins Criteria CaixaHolding, Torreal and ProA Capital as a shareholder in Saba Infraestructuras, the car parking and logistics business that spun out of Abertis earlier this year for €400m.

ACS sells €636m of wind assets to Bridgepoint

Funds managed by the private equity investor have acquired 11 wind farms from ACS as part of the latter’s ongoing sale of its renewables portfolio.

Blackstone backs German wind farm

The firm has secured the backing of nine banks to help fund the €1.2bn project – ‘the first German wind farm to be fully financed by private investors’.

EQT consolidates Swedish natural gas sector

A €110m add-on acquisition from utility E.ON gives EQT ownership of Sweden’s entire high-pressure natural gas transmission grid, running over 620km.

N+1 buys car park business for €115m

Spanish mid-market firm N+1 and listed Spanish PE firm Dinamia have bought EYSA, an FCC subsidiary which manages 120,000 on-street parking spaces across 60 Spanish cities.

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