Efforts by several buyout and mezzanine shops brought the year-to-date fund-raising total to $5.2 billion.
The firm claims to be the largest fund manager nationwide of pension assets for infrastructure investments, and the second largest worldwide. Alinda Capital raised $3 billion for its debut fund, which closed in 2007.
As reported in PE Week last week, LPs include the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. (which committed $250 million), Washington State Investment Board ($400 million), California Public Employees’ Retirement System ($300 million), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund ($200 million) and the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System.
Other firms that raised money in the past week include
There were a dozen LBO transactions during the past week, according to Thomson Reuters (publisher of PE Week). Only one deal disclosed financial terms.
Overall, deal flow through Feb. 10, inched up to $2.61 billion. —Eamon Beltran