Orion Energy Raises More Than $600 Million So Far for New Fund

Orion Energy Partners held a first close for its newest fund on Thursdays, raising $605 million so far to make debt investments in energy infrastructure and services businesses, said a person familiar with the matter.

The New York-based private equity firm is seeking $900 million for Orion Energy Credit Opportunities Fund III LP, WSJ Pro Private Equity previously reported. Orion expects to close the fund by the second quarter of 2020.

Read the full article on the WSJ 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.