Moving on up
A total of 67 new investment fund were launched during first quarter 2021, the largest amount of fund launchings since first quarter 2011 when 73 funds were launched. The new investment funds are seeking to raise an aggregate of approximately $48.2 billion, the largest fundraise sought in a quarter since fourth quaarter 2018’s 42 funds were seeking to raise approximately $56.4 billion.
The Carlyle Group’s Carlyle Realty Partners IX was the largest fund launched in first quarter 2021. The fund opened to investors in January with a fundraising target of $6 billion.
Carlyle Realty Partners IX invests exclusively in residential and commercial real estate in the United States and will focus on multifamily, single-family rental, active-adult/age-restricted housing, life sciences office and industrial assets ranging from $10 million to $40 million. Carlyle Realty Partners IX plans to overweight property types including multifamily, age-restricted apartments, single-family