Kayne Anderson closes 6th energy fund at $1.6 billion

Updated with correction

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors' energy private equity arm, Kayne Anderson Energy Funds, has closed its sixth fund, the $1.6 billion Kayne Anderson Energy Fund VI, said Paul Blank, managing director for public affairs.

The fund already has made $750 million in commitments to seven private oil and gas companies.

Investors in the fund include the $700 million Ohio Highway Patrol Retirement System, the $3.3 billion Colorado Fire & Police Pension Association and the $9.5 billion Orange County Employees Retirement System.