41 unlisted infrastructure funds were final closed in 2013 raising a total amount of $33.6 billion, which is the highest level since 2008. 78% of the funds have either reached or surpassed their fundraising targets, while 22% were closed below their target sizes, which is the lowest proportion in five years. There are 11 funds closed in 2013 with sizes of over $1 billion, among which only 1 fund was slightly shy of its target.
The largest fund closing in 2013 was achieved by Brookfield Infrastructure Fund II. The fund was closed at $7 billion, far exceeding its $5 billion target. Following is Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 4 (MEIF 4), which has corralled EUR2.75 billion, EUR750 million higher than the original target.