Energy Capital Partners Targets $3.5 Billion

Energy Capital Partners is raising up to $3.5 billion for its second fund, according to a regulatory filing. Park Hill Group and Bel Air Securities are serving as placement agents.

The Short Hills, N.J.-based private equity firm focuses on North American energy infrastructure opportunities, primarily in the power generation, renewable, electric transmission and midstream gas sectors. It closed its debut fund in 2006 with $2.25 billion. www.ecpartners.com