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Annesley Wallace will replace Berg as head of the C$109bn Canadian pension’s infrastructure group.
The US-based firm ended 2020 with more than $9bn committed to its latest flagship fund and nearly $1bn committed to a new emerging markets vehicle.
In addition to the $2.34bn raised, investors, which now include PSP Investments and the US development finance institution, will also have $3bn in co-investment rights.
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The new platform will be led by former GE Capital MD Bob Psaradellis, while ex-Green Investment Bank CEO Shaun Kingsbury joins as chairman.
The Canadian firm has already made four seed investments from BID II, which it raised in a little over a year.
The $53.5bn pension would like to find a way to better measure the full workforces of potential investment managers, among other concerns.
Tall joins Carlyle as the DC-based firm continues investing its $2.2bn flagship Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund.
Yasuhiro Ono will focus on investment sourcing and managing investor relations in the region when he joins the NY-based firm on 21 December.
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