Fundraising - DECEMBER 10, 2014

Boston investor raises $770m for energy fund

by Andrea Waitrovich

Boston-based ArcLight Capital has raised $770 million for its latest energy partner fund, ArcLight Energy Partners Fund VI, according to an SEC filing. A final closing or a fundraising target was not disclosed in the filing; however, according to IREI’s FundTracker Database, the vehicle aims to raise $4 billion and held a first close on Nov. 25.

ArcLight Energy Partners Fund VI invests in North American and European midstream and power assets. It follows ArcLight Energy Partners Fund V, which held a $3.3 billion close in 2011, surpassing its $2 billion target goal.

ArcLight Energy Partners Fund VI is one of the largest infrastructure funds currently in the market. Morgan Stanley Infrastructure also has an infrastructure fund aiming to raise $4 billion, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners II, which has held a first close.


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