Alinda Capital Partners, based in New York, has raised $1.63 billion toward its new, $3 billion infrastructure fund. peHUB first reported the fundraising in August, noting its proximity to the firm’s first infrastructure effort. The fund has a $3 billion target, the size of its first effort, with a $5 billion hard cap. Citigroup and PTP Securities are the serving as placement agents.
New Silk Route Private Equity has raised $1.34 billion for New Silk Route PE Asia Fund LP, according to a regulatory filing. The private equity firm, based in Wastport, Conn., launched last year to invest in India. According to reports, the firm is seeking to raise $1.5 billion. The firm was founded in 2007 by Amit Chandra of Merrill Lynch and Rajat Gupta of McKinsey, however, Chandra left to head up Bain Capital’s India operations in May.
A venture firm called Blue Lagoon Capital, based in Sunrise Florida, has raised $10.1 million for Blue Lagoon Capital I LP.
WWC Capital Group, a middle market private equity firm based in Reston, Va., has raised $2 million for an annex fund to WWC Capital Fund II LP. The side fund, WWC Capital Fund II A LP, has a $4 million target. The initial fund is a $60 million pool raised in 2006. The fund has made venture investments in services and technology companies like ServiceBench and DoublePositive.