Carlyle raises $2.76b for real estate fund
The Carlyle Group has raised $2.76 billion for Carlyle Realty Partners VIII, according to a filing with the SEC.
Carlyle Realty Partners VIII is an opportunistic real estate fund managed by The Carlyle Group. The fund opened in October 2016 with a $5 billion equity fundraising target, the largest target for Carlyle’s U.S. real estate fund series. The fund series focuses on acquisitions, value enhancements and dispositions of U.S. office, residential, senior housing, hotel and retail properties.
The fund received a $200 million commitment from the $50.2 billion Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System in March.
The fund’s predecessor, Carlyle Realty Partners VII, held a $4.2 billion final clos