Puts $100m into Carlyle Global Infra Opportunity Fund, €50m into EQT Real Estate II. : Maine Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) has approved $157m (€140m) of commitments to an EQT real estate fund and an infrastructure vehicle managed by The Carlyle Group. The $14.6bn pension fund is putting $100m into Carlyle Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund and €50m into the newly launched EQT Real Estate II. According to sources, Carlyle is seeking to raise $2.5bn capital for the non-core global infrastructure fund. The real estate arm of Swedish private equity group EQT was launched in 2015 and raised its debut fund, EQT Real Estate I, in 2017.