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.

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.