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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.

Macquarie joins CPPIB and ADIA for EDF bid

The Australian investor is said to be in talks with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority to submit a joint bid for French firm EDF’s UK electricity network. Goldman Sachs and Lexicon Partners are reportedly advising the consortium on their bid.

ADIA pays £125m for 15% Gatwick stake

South Korea's national pension isn't the only party lining up for GIP's equity syndication following its £1.5bn Gatwick deal.

BAA wins appeal on forced sale of three airports

UK appeals court says the decision to force airport operator BAA to sell three of its seven UK airports was affected by 'apparent bias', but stops short of saying if it won’t have to sell more airports.

South Korean pension in £100m Gatwick buy

The National Pension Service is planning to buy a 12% stake in London’s Gatwick Airport from Global Infrastructure Partners.

Alinda's second fund closes on $4bn

Alinda Infrastructure Fund II has reached final close at $4bn, exceeding its cover amount by $1bn while falling $1bn shy of its $5bn cap.

Hg deals mark €1bn in renewable AUM

The purchase of two Spanish solar projects and an onshore UK wind project have boosted the firm's renewable energy assets by €300m.

Mexico awards one of world’s largest wastewater plants

Mexican firms IDEAL and ICA together with Spain’s Acciona Agua and a subsidiary of Japanese investor Mitsui & Co. have won a $726m contract to build and operate one of the world’s largest wastewater treatment plants. The plant will be located close to Mexico City.

Allianz to boost alternatives programme

Europe’s largest insurance company is set to double its €15bn alternatives programme, which includes €8bn of private equity investments.

Terra Firma sells Threshers after seven years

UK buyout firm Terra Firma has sold Thresher Group to a consortium led by Duke Street Capital founder Eddie Truell. Sources insisted the firm has made a profit on the deal, despite reports that it had been forced to sell the group at a loss.
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