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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.

IFM Investors settles sexual harassment case for £270,000

Settlement exceeds the £236,000 that former analyst Nathalie Abildgaard had been seeking at employment tribunal.

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.

National security fears and intervention thresholds: a 21st century powder keg

Watching the German government tie itself in knots to prevent China State Grid buying into 50Hertz drove home how inadequate its laws are.

The final hurdle for investors

LPs seem to have won the battle for lower management fees and carry, but hurdle rates are slow to fall.

Are LPs getting their way on fund terms?

LPs seem to have won the battle for lower management fees and carry, but hurdle rates are slowly falling.

Korean pension to open London office

The South Korean National Pension Service plans to open its second foreign office in London, having last year spent more than £1bn in the UK, including the purchase of a 12% stake in Gatwick Airport.

AXA-backed firm embroiled in antitrust case

Veolia Environnement, Suez Environnement and SAUR are under investigation by the European Commission for possibly coordinating on price fixing for water and waste water services in France. AXA PE and Cube are shareholders in SAUR.

Regulation puts spotlight on €1.3bn Amprion deal

Commerz Real said it had been left 'surprised' after the German regulator said it was planning to limit returns on investments in the electricity sector by 100bps.

Citigroup settles legal dispute over grim fundraise

Italian investor F2i was said to be seeking €100m in damages over the failed placement of an infrastructure fund in 2007, alleging Citi had a conflict of interest in its work.

Investors sue Henderson over fund performance

LPs invested in Henderson’s second infrastructure fund have sued the fund manager over the vehicle’s performance, alleging ‘breach of mandate and misrepresentation’. Henderson says the claimants are ‘sophisticated investors’ and is ‘confident’ it has no legal liability.

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