Employees Retirement System (ERS) of Texas has approved a $75m (€63.2m) commitment to an emerging markets energy infrastructure fund managed by Actis.

The pension fund said it has committed the capital to the Actis Energy 5, a fund which targets low-carbon energy infrastructure assets in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

ERS of Texas declined a request for further comment.

According to sources, the fund is seeking a $4bn capital raise and has so far raised $2.9bn.

The manager raised $2.75bn in March 2017 for the predecessor Actis Energy 4 fund.

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