Fundraising Scoops: Two Big And Two Small

Below, four previously unreported updates on the fundraising efforts of VC and PE funds, based on regulatory filings.

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.