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Barings Completes Final Close of Global Real Assets Fund

Oct 08, 2019

Barings, one of the world’s leading financial services firms, announced today the final close of Barings Global Real Assets Fund (“BGRAF”). BGRAF closed with more than $235 million in commitments from institutional investors from the U.S. and Asia, including public and private pensions, insurers, family offices and registered investment advisors.

BGRAF is Barings’ first commingled fund to invest alongside third party general partners in natural resources, and infrastructure assets and businesses. The fund’s strategy is to target unique real assets co-investments and secondaries, as well as primary funds from specialist general partners.

“Barings Global Real Assets Fund utilizes our industry expertise and global network of relationships to deploy capital into a dynamic segment of the alternative investment universe,” said Rick Spencer, Head of Barings’ Funds & Co-Investments team. “We appreciate the strong interest we’ve seen from investors and look forward supporting our partners in the development and management of a unique portfolio.”

Barings’ Funds & Co-Investments provides customized portfolios of traditional private equity and real assets in partnership with investors through integrated portfolio management and global access to a broad spectrum of third-party primary fund, co-investment and secondary market opportunities.

About Barings
Barings is a $325+ billion* global financial services firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients and customers. Through active asset management and direct origination, we provide innovative solutions and access to differentiated opportunities across public and private capital markets. A subsidiary of MassMutual, Barings maintains a strong global presence with business and investment professionals located across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Learn more at www.Barings.com.

*As of June 30, 2019

Media Contact

 

Kelly Smith
Global Media Relations
300 South Tryon Street 
Charlotte, NC 28202 
(Tel.) 980-417-5648
kelly.smith@barings.com

 

Rachel White
US Media Relations
300 South Tryon Street 
Charlotte, NC 28202 
980-417-5886
Rachel.white@barings.com

 

Melanie Hunt
EMEA Media Relations
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Florence Chan
APAC Media Relations
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Hong Kong, Central
+85229733439
Florence.Chan@barings.com

 

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