Orion Energy Surpasses $900 Million Target for Credit Fund

Orion Energy Partners has closed on commitments totaling $905 million so far for its latest energy-infrastructure credit fund, surpassing its target, and likely will wrap up with $1 billion in commitments, a person familiar with the matter said.

The $120.5 billion New York State Teachers’ Retirement System and the Florida State Board of Administration, which invests the $160.7 billion Florida Retirement System pension fund, are two institutional investors that backed the fund, public documents show. Florida committed $150 million while the New York pension pledged as much as $200 million.

Placement advisor Asante Capital Group is placing the fund.

Read the full article on the Wall Street Journal Pro website.

Asante Capital congratulates its partner Maguar Capital on the close of a more than €235 million continuation fund transaction for HRworks

We are delighted to share that Maguar Capital Capital GmbH & Co. KG, managed by Maguar Capital, a leading B2B software investor in the DACH region, yesterday closed on the sale of its portfolio company HRworks Holding GmbH to a newly established continuation fund, Maguar Continuation Fund I GmbH & Co. KG (“Maguar CF I”).

Zamana, recipient of the 2023 Prince’s Trust International Amal Clooney Women’s Empowerment Award Visit’s our London Office

We had the privilege of holding a breakfast with Zamana, the recipient of the 2023 Princes Trust International Amal Clooney Women’s Empowerment Award at the Asante London Office.

Private Equity’s First-Quarter Fundraising Dollars Hold Steady but Closings Fall

Fraser van Rensburg, one of Asante’s managing partners, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal for an article by Chris Cumming about Q1 2023 private equity fundraising activity.