Barings has completed a final close of its Barings Global Real Assets Fund (BGRAF) with more than $235 million in capital commitments.
BGRAF received backing from institutional investors from the United States and Asia, including public and private pensions, insurers, family offices and registered investment advisors.
BGRAF is the firm’s first commingled fund to invest alongside third party general partners in natural resources, and infrastructure assets and businesses. The fund targets unique real assets, co-investments and secondaries, as well as primary funds from specialist general partners.
“Barings Global Real Assets Fund utilizes our industry expertise and global network of relationships to deploy capital into a dynamic segment of the alternative investment universe,” said Rick Spencer, Head of Barings’ Funds & Co-Investments team.
Barings has $325 billion in assets under management as of June 30.