In Their Own Words: Placement Agents Weigh In

Fraser van Rensburg and other placement agents discuss fundraising figures for the first half of this year, concerns limited partners may have and their advice to general partners raising money for the first time.

“We place more emphasis today on eliminating blind pool risk than striving for a sizable first closing, as the opportunity cost of getting to that sizable first closing, in our view, often outweighs the benefit of getting a few early deals done.”

Read the full article on the Wall Street Journal website.

Ricardo Felix is Appointed Partner as Hong Kong Team Grows

We're excited to announce that Asante has recently appointed Ricardo Felix, Head of Asia-Pacific, to Partner.

Asante Capital congratulates its partner on the final closing of Harbert Infrastructure Fund VI (‘HIF VI’)

We are pleased to announce the final closing of Harbert Infrastructure Fund VI ( ‘HIF VI’) on September 30, 2022. HIF VI secured $905 million in fund and related co-investment commitments to invest in HIF VI’s portfolio of North American power and renewable energy opportunities. 

Private-Equity Firms Look to Foreign Cash as U.S. Pension Funds Struggle

One of our Managing Partners, Fraser van Rensburg, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article by Chris Cumming about American private-equity firms collecting more money from abroad.