KKR said to have raised $6b for biggest Asia infrastructure fund

KKR said to have raised $6b for biggest Asia infrastructure fund

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KKR & Co Inc has raised nearly $6 billion for its second Asia Pacific infrastructure fund at the first close, marking the biggest ever private equity fundraising for the sector in the region, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

The record commitments to the fund just seven months after its launch underscores investors’ appetite to buy into diversified infrastructure assets at a time when soaring inflation and higher interest rates have depressed deals in many sectors.

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