Carlyle Group nears final close with $5b fundraise
The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager based in Washington, D.C., is nearing a final close after raising a little over $5 billion for its eighth opportunistic real estate fund, according to a filing with the SEC. The firm did not comment on its fundraising efforts.
Carlyle Realty Partners VIII opened in October 2016 with a $5 billion equity fundraising target, the largest target for Carlyle’s U.S. real estate fund series. It is an opportunistic real estate fund that focuses on acquisitions, value enhancements and dispositions of U.S. office, residential, senior housing, hotel and retail properties.
Throughout its fundraising, Carlyle Realty Partners VIII has received equity commitments from multiple investors, including $100 million from the Florida State Board of Admini