The Scherzer Deal Report: Jan 15-22, 2020


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PE and VC Firms Fundraising Location Amount Description
Lexington Partners New York, NY $14B Ninth fund
Define Ventures San Francisco, CA $87M Debut fund
HarbourVest Partners Boston, MA 2.61B Eleventh US fund-of-funds
Hollyport Capital London, UK $1B Seventh private equity secondaries fund
KKR  New York, NY $2.2B Second tech growth equity fun
Manulife Investment Management Boston, MA $1.5B First Private Equity fund of funds
Pathway Capital Management   $1B Third private credit fund
Siguler Guff New York, NY $1.6B Fourth fund
The Blackstone Group New York, NY $3.4B Life Science fund


Private Equity Investors Company  Amount Description
Palladium Equity Partners  Accupac Undisclosed Mainland, PA-based provider of outsourced manufacturing and packaging solutions for the personal care and beauty markets
TPG Sixth Street Partners AvidXchange $260M Charlotte, NC-based provider of accounts payable and payment automation software
Veritas Capital  Campus Management Undisclosed Boca Raton, FL-based provider of student information systems and other software for higher education
New Mountain Capital Classic Collision Undisclosed Atlanta, GA-based operator of 34 collision-repair facilities in the Southeastern U.S.
Stone Point Capital, Further Global Duff & Phelps $4.2B New York, NY-based corporate advisor and valuation firm
Frazier Healthcare Partners Eptam Precision Solutions Undisclosed Northfield, NH-based outsourced medical device manufacturer
Skyview Capital Fidelis Cybersecurity Undisclosed Bethesda, MD-based enterprise network security company
Regent Square, Galtney Partners Generator Source Undisclosed Brighton, CO-based provider of commercial standby generators
Rhone Group, Chatterjee Group Lummus Technology $2.725B Bloomfield, NJ-based provider of chemical processing technologies for hydrocarbon industry
Long Ridge Equity Partners NinjaTrader Undisclosed Chicago, IL-based provider of trading software and brokerage services
Brand Velocity Partners Original Footwear Undisclosed Stockton, CA-based maker of footwear for military and law enforcement personnel
McNally Capital  Re-Sourcing Holdings Undisclosed New York, NY-based provider of staffing and direct hire solutions with a focus on compliance, legal, IT, finance, and HR


Private Equity Investors Company  Amount Description
SoftBank Group Bear Robotics $32M Redwood City, CA-based developer of food-delivery robots
SoftBank Group, Canaan Partners, NEA, Khosla Ventures Berkshire Grey $263M Lexington, MA-based developer of pick-and-place robots for commerce
T. Rowe Price, Viking Global Color $75M Burlingame, CA-based maker of at-home genetic testing kits
Norwest Venture Partners, Insight Partners, Norwest Partners FloQast $40M Los Angeles, CA-based provider of software for accountants
Arboretum Ventures, Venture Investors, Capital Midwest Fund, OSF HealthCare Health Scholars $17M Westminster, CO-based provider of VR simulations for clinical healthcare training
SoftBank Group, Norwest Venture Partners, Temasek, Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Threshold Ventures, Cargill, Tyson Foods, Finistere, Future Ventures, Kimbal Musk, Fifty Years, CPT Capital Memphis Meats $161M Berkeley, CA-based developer of cell-based meats
Emergence Capital, Ridge Ventures, 11.2 Capital, First Round Capital, Homebrew, Susa Ventures, SV Angel Outlier $22.1M Oakland, CA-based provider of automated business analytics
WestBridge Capital, AllianceBernstein, AXA Venture Partners, Sierra Ventures, Omidyar Technology Ventures, Sigma Prime, Karlani Capital Phenom People $30M Philadelphia, PA-based talent experience management platform
Five Elms Capital, Join Capital Proxyclick $15M New York, NY cloud-based visitor management platform
Inovia Capital, Blumberg Capital, FJ Labs Shyft $15M San Francisco, CA-based corporate relocation marketplace
SoftBank Group, DCM, Innovation Endeavors, Moore Strategic Ventures Skylo $103M San Mateo, CA-based network that connects any machine or sensor via satellites
Calibrate Ventures, Material Impact, Fanuc Corp., Honeywell, Hyperplane, Scale, Tekfen Ventures, Yamaha Soft Robotics $23M Bedford, MA-based robotics startup
BMW i Venture Software Motor Co. $25M Sunnyvale, CA-based provider of optical motor systems
Airbus, Catapult Ventures, Lauder Partners, John Doerr, Byers family SpinLaunch $35M Sunnyvale, CA-based developer of rocket-less satellite launch systems
Insight Partners, Goldman Sachs, Accel, Bain Capital Ventures Sysdig $70M San Francisco-based dev-ops platform
Andreessen Horowitz, M12, GGV Capital, Workday Ventures WorkBoard $30M Redwood City, CA-based provider of goal-setting SaaS

January 23rd, 2020|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: Jan 8-15, 2020


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PE and VC Firms Fundraising Location Amount Description
Lexington Partners New York, NY $14B Ninth fund
Define Ventures San Francisco, CA $87M Debut fund
HarbourVest Partners Boston, MA 2.61B Eleventh US fund-of-funds
Hollyport Capital London, UK $1B Seventh private equity secondaries fund
KKR  New York, NY $2.2B Second tech growth equity fun
Manulife Investment Management Boston, MA $1.5B First Private Equity fund of funds
Pathway Capital Management   $1B Third private credit fund
Siguler Guff New York, NY $1.6B Fourth fund
The Blackstone Group New York, NY $3.4B Life Science fund


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
AFV Partners Aircraft Performance Group Undisclosed Castle Rock, CO-based provider of flight operations software to business and charter aviators
Goldman Sachs Aptos Undisclosed Atlanta, GA-based provider of retail industry software
Denham Capital  Ceiba Energy $250M Developer and owner of power generation assets in Latin America
MiddleGround Capital  EDSCO Fasteners Undisclosed Denton, TX-based maker of anchoring systems for power transmission poles and other large steel structures
KPS Capital Partners IKG $85M Channelview, TX-based manufacturer of steel and aluminum bar grating
One Rock Capital Partners Innophos $932M Cranbury, NJ-based food additives maker
Freeman Spogli & Co. Kamps Undisclosed Grand Rapids, MI-based pallet management service provider
TPG Sixth Street Partners Medsphere Systems $40M Carlsbad, CA-based provider of healthcare IT software
Harvest Partners MRI Software Undisclosed Solon, OH-based provider of real estate management software
May River Capital NSL Analytical Services Undisclosed Cleveland, OH-based materials testing lab
Visa Plaid $5.3B San Francisco, IL-based provider of analytics software for accessing transaction data
Gemspring Capital  Skyline Displays Undisclosed St. Paul, MN-based provider of trade show displays
Arcapita  Waste Harmonics Undisclosed Victor, NY-based provider of waste management solutions


Private Equity Investors
Company
Amount
Description
Insight Partners 6sense $40M San Francisco, CA-based predictive intelligence platform for marketing and sales
March Capital Partners, Cisco Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, FirstMark Capital ActionIQ $32M New York-based customer data platform
Cigna Ventures Arcadia $29.5M Burlington, MA-based developer of population health management software
Cox Enterprises, Drive Capital, Heritage Group, Hearst Ventures, NCT Ventures Aver $27M Columbus, OH-based provider of bundled healthcare payment solutions
Qatar Investment Authority, Temasek, Calridge, Green Monday Ventures Califia Farms $225M Los Angeles, CA-based almond and oat milk producer
Adjuvant Capital, Euclidean Capital, Topspin Partners Codagenix $20M Farmingdale, NY-based developer of prophylactic vaccines and oncolytic virus therapies
Declaration Partners, Maverick Ventures, AllianceBernstein PCI, SymphonyAI Group Concerto HealthAI $150M Boston, MA-based provider of data and “enterprise AI tech” for precision oncolog
Insight Partners, Prism Ventures Covera Health $23.5M New York-based radiology diagnostics startup
AnGes, OrbiMed and Takeda Ventures Emendo Biotherapeutics $61M New York-based gene editing company
GV, Arch Venture Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Casdin Capital, Section 32, Nextech, and Arboretum Ventures EQRx $200M Cambridge, MA-based developer of drug equivalars
L Catterton FlashParking $60M Austin, TX-based parking tech startup
Stray Dog Capital, Rocana Ventures, Almanac Investments, CPT Capital, New Crop Capital, Greenleaf Foods, 301 INC Gathered Foods $32M New York-based maker of plant-based seafood products
Grey Sky Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, Northpond Ventures, Think.Health Ventures Inflammatix $32M Burlingame, CA-based developer of point-of-care infection diagnostics
MTech Capital, Viola FinTech, MassMutual, Nationwide Insurify $23M Cambridge, MA-based online insurer
Northpond Ventures IsoPlexis $20M Branford, CT-based developer of single-cell functional proteomics
Toyota, Baillie Gifford, Global Oryx, SPARX Group, Intel Capital, Capricorn Investment Group, JetBlue Technology Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures Joby Aviation $590M Santa Cruz, CA-based developer of electric air taxis
Brentwood Associates KeyMe $35M New York-based developer of key duplication kiosks
Gilead Sciences, Vida Ventures, Westlake Village BioPartners Kyverna $25M Berkeley, CA-based developer of cell therapies for serious autoimmune diseases
Bessemer Venture Partners, Threshold Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Uncork Capital, Vertex Ventures, Bloomberg Beta LaunchDarkly $54M Oakland, CA-based feature management platform for software developers
Turning Rock Partners Next Level Aviation $15M Sunrise, CA-based supplier of spare parts for commercial aircraft
Fortress Investment Group, Columbia Capital, Future Fund, Telcom Ventures, Goldman Sachs, NEA, Oak Investment Partners NextNav $120M Sunnyvale, CA-based developer of a non-GPS indoor positioning system
Madrone Capital Partners, Arch Venture Partners, Decheng Capital, Domain Associates, Biomatics Capital Partners, Altitude Life Sciences Ventures, Nan Fung Life Sciences Omniome $60M San Diego, CA-based DNA sequencing platform
Vida Ventures, AbbVie Ventures, Foresite Capital, Canaan Partners PACT Pharma $75M San Francisco, CA-based developer of personalized adoptive T cell therapies
Updata Partners, Equity Venture Partners Practifi $16.3M Chicago, IL-based business management platform for financial advisors
Pavilion Capital, Decheng Capital, Hansjörg Wyss ReadCoor $27M Cambridge, MA-based multi-omic spatial sequencing platform
TIO Bioventures Treadwell Therapeutics $27M New York-based oncology pharma startup
Georgian Partners, Kleiner Perkins, M12, OurCrowd, Seven Peaks Ventures Trusona $20M Scottsdale, AZ-based multi-factor authentication startup
Alta Partners, RA Capital Management, Boxer Capital, Canaan Partners Tyra Biosciences $50M Carlsbad, CA-based developer of therapies targeted at drug-resistant cancer cells
Caffeinated Capital, Venrock, Obvious Ventures, Creandum, Playground Global, SciFi VC Virta Health $93M San Francisco, CA-based biotech that aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes,
Iconiq Capital, Tiger Global, Accel, Founders Fund, NGP Capital, Newfund Capital, Qualcomm Ventures Zinier $90M San Francisco, CA-based field service automation startup
Vertical Venture Partners, Health Velocity Capital, Healthworx, Horizon Healthcare Services Zipari $22.5M Brooklyn, NY-based customer experience platform for health insurance

January 16th, 2020|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: Jan 1-8, 2020


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PE and VC Firms Fundraising
Location
Amount
Description
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Akron, OH $100M Debut of its corporate VC fund
H.I.G. WhiteHorse Miami, FL $1.1 b New senior secured financing fund
Narya Capital Cincinnati, OH $93M Debut fund
Platinum Equity Partners Santa Ana, CA $10B Fifth fund
Royal Street Ventures Kansas City, MO $16.4M Third fund
Shoreline Equity Partners Jacksonville, FL $300M Debut fund 
Vistria Group Chicago, IL $1.1 B Third fund


Private Equity Investors
Company 
Amount
Description
Thomas H. Lee Partners  AmeriLife Undisclosed Clearwater, FL-based life and health insurer
Insight Partners Armis $1.1B Palo Alto, CA-based enterprise IoT security platform
One Equity Partners CDI Undisclosed New York, NY-based provider of IT infrastructure hardware and software, consulting, and managed services
Sun Capital Partners Cotton Holdings Undisclosed Houston, TX-based provider of infrastructure support services for the commercial restoration market
Colony Capital DataBank $185M Dallas, TX-based data center operator
Trinity Hunt Partners Dataprise Undisclosed Rockville, MD-based IT managed services provider
Northleaf Capital Partners  Douglas Terminals Undisclosed Belgian liquid bulk storage terminal 
Serent Capital ePayPolicy Undisclosed Austin, TX-based provider of electronic payments software for the excess and surplus insurance market
Galen Partners Evolve Treatment Centers Undisclosed Los Angeles, CA-based adolescent behavioral health services provider
Osceola Capital Healthcents Undisclosed Austin, TX-based provider of medical reimbursement services
NovaQuest, TripleTree Capital Partners, Frist Cressey Ventures InformedDNA Undisclosed St. Petersburg, FL-based genetic testing company
Permira, GIC, CPPIB Lytx Undisclosed San Diego, CA-based provider of video telematics for driver risk management
Aquiline Capital Partners Ontellus Undisclosed Houston, TX-based outsourced records retrieval company
ACON Investments Pine Environmental Services Undisclosed Windsor, NJ-based renter of environmental test and measurement equipment
Frontenac Prime Technology Group Undisclosed Wayne, PA-based provider of outsourced app development managed software for highly-regulated industries
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners  Resolution Economics Undisclosed Los Angeles, CA-based provider of economic and statistical consulting and expert testimony
Accel-KKR Springbrook Software Undisclosed Portland, OR-based provider of ERP and payments software for local government
Warburg Pincus Sundyne Undisclosed Arvada, CO-based provider of aftermarket industrial pumps and compressors
Sheridan Capital Partners  Tarrytown Expocare Undisclosed Austin, TX-based long-term care pharmacy for patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Crossplane Capital TransAxle Undisclosed Cinnaminson, NJ-based provider of drivetrain components for trucking companies
The Halifax Group TriMech Undisclosed Glen Allen, VA-based provider of computer-aided design and engineering software
Insight Partners Veeam Software Undisclosed Data backup company that plans to move its headquarters from Switzerland to the US


Private Equity Investors Company  Amount Description
TPG Sixth Street Partners, Goldman Sachs AvePoint $200M Jersey City, NJ-based provider of Microsoft Sharepoint management software
Tiger Global BigID $50M Israeli privacy compliance platform
L Catterton, Apax Digital, Temasek ClassPass $285M New York, NY-based fitness class marketplace
OMERS Ventures, American Family Ventures, Cox Enterprises, IA Capital Group Clearcover $43M Chicago, IL-based auto insurer
Future Ventures, Amplitude Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Magnetic Ventures, True Ventures Deep Genomics C$40 M Toronto-based developer of drugs for rare genetic diseases
CVC Growth Partners EcoVadis $200M Paris-based provider of business sustainability ratings for supply chains
Iconiq Capital, Susquehanna Growth Equity, Citi Ventures HighRadius $125M Houston, TX-based provider of order-to-cash and treasury management software
Andreessen Horowitz, Oak HC/FT, IA Ventures, Felicis Ventures Komodo Health $50M San Francisco, CA-based healthcare insights platform
Venrock, Highland Capital Partners, Providence Ventures, Salesforce Ventures Kyruus $42M Boston, MA-based provider of search and scheduling software for health systems
Vulcan Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, QED Investors, Fifth Wall Ventures, Thrive Capital, Valor Capital, Monashees Loft $175M Brazil-based platform for buying and selling residential properties
DCVC Bio, 5AM Ventures, Alta Partners, Alexandria Venture Investments, Mayo Clinic Novome Biotechnologies $33M San Francisco, CA-based drug developer that leveraged engineered gut bacteria
Navitas Capital, FirstMark Capital, Accomplice, Juxtapose Orchard $36M New York, NY-based home-buying marketplace
Concord Health Partners, Children’s Health of Dallas, OSF Healthcare System Pieces Technologies $25.7M Dallas, TX–based healthcare patient analytics company
SVB, Khosla Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Canvas Ventures, Citi Ventures, Fort Ross Ventures, 7 Global Capital Roofstock $50M Oakland, CA-based online marketplace for single-family rental home investments
Insight Partners, Access Industries, Bessemer Venture Partners, Battery Ventures, DFJ Growth Sisense $100M New York, NY-based analytics platform for builders
Everstone Slayback Pharma $50M Princeton, NJ-based generic drugmaker
EW Healthcare Partners, Redmile Group, ArrowMark Partners, Broadfin Capital, General Atlantic, Orbimed, Meritech Capital Partners, CVF, NeoMed Management, Perceptive Advisors, JMR Capital, SEB Private Equity, Security Pacific Finance Sonendo $85M Laguna Hills, CA-based leading dental technology company
Kayne Partners, Kennet Partners Spatial Networks $42.5M St. Petersburg, FL-based provider of geospatial data collection and analytics for field ops
Nicol Investment Co., Maveron, Convivialite The Guild $25M Austin, TX-based short-term apartment rental platform
Madrona Venture Group, Alexandria Venture Investments, Ridgeback Capital,  Sahsen Ventures TwinStrand Biosciences $16M Seattle, WA-based generic sequencing tech startup
Blackhorn Ventures, Highland Capital, Fontanalis Partners, Drive Capital, Tectonic Ventures Vecna Robotics $50M Waltham, MA-based maker of self-driving forklifts
Bluestem Capital, PrairieGold Venture Partners, Genesis Innovation Group Virtual Incision $20M Lincoln, NE-based developer of miniaturized surgical robots

January 10th, 2020|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: Dec 11-18, 2019


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PE and VC Firms Fundraising
Location
Amount
Description
Acrew Capital Palo Alto, CA $250M First fund
Gryphon Investors San Francisco, CA $300M Second mezzanine fund
Metric Capital Partners London, England €1.2B Fourth fund
Moxxie Ventures Mountain View, CA $25M Debut fund
Provident Capital Partners Singapore $200M Second fund focused on Southeast Asia
Rev1 Ventures Columbus, OH $15M Second fund
Sapphire Ventures Palo Alto, CA $1.15B $1 billion for its fourth flagship fund and $150 million for a new opportunities fund
Transformation Capital Boston, MA $425M Second fund
Tusk Ventures New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA $70M Second fund
Värde Partners Minneapolis, MN $2.47B 13th fund


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
Apax Partners Coalfire Undisclosed Westminster, CO-based provider of cybersecurity advisory and assessment services
Thompson Street Capital Partners Data Dimensions Undisclosed Janesville, WI-based provider of business process automation software
Partners Group Eyecare Partners $2.2B U.S. optometry and ophthalmology services group
Lovell Minnick Partners Fortis Undisclosed Novi, MI-based provider of payments and merchant solutions to businesses and software developers
LLR Partners Geoforce Undisclosed Plano, TX-based provider of traceability solutions for field equipment and vehicles
Attention Capital Girlboss Undisclosed Los Angeles, CA-based millennial women-focused media company
The Riverside Company HealthTech BioActives Undisclosed Spanish manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), excipients, flavourings and sweeteners for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and cosmetic industries
Crestview Partners  ICM Partners $150M Hollywood talent agency
NewLook Capital InSite Undisclosed Hoover, AL-based designer, builder, and operator of wastewater treatment facilities
Thoma Bravo J.D. Power Undisclosed Wilmington, DE-based customer survey and car ratings company
Francisco Partners, Elliott Management LogMeIn Undisclosed Boston-based workplace software company
The Halifax Group Maverick Fitness Undisclosed Dallas-based owner of 30+ Orange Theory fitness centers
The Blackstone Group Tallgrass Energy Undisclosed Kansas-based midstream energy infrastructure company
Five Point Energy, GIC, Magnetar Capital WaterBridge Holdings Undisclosed Houston, TX-based water midstream platform


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
Pantera Capital, Stanford University, Coinbase, Mayfield, SignalFire, Samsung, StartX, Kenetic, Dreamer Alchemy $15M San Francisco-based startup that helps companies build apps on top of blockchain tech
Andreessen Horowitz, NEA, Intel Capital, Ant Financial, Amplify Partners, 11.2 Capital, The House Fund Anyscale $20.6M Berkeley, CA-based open-source platform for helping developers build distributed apps
Perceptive Advisors, Redmile Group, Soleus Capital, Driehaus Capital Management, ArrowMark Partners, Sands Capital, Longwood Fund, PBM Capital, Boulder Venture ArcherDX $55M Boulder, CO-based personalized genomic medicine startup
McCarthy Capital Big Belly Solar Undisclosed Needham, MA-based maker of solar-powered, sensor-equipped waste and recycling stations for public spaces
NEA, Bessemer Venture Partners, Cross Creek Advisors, Declaration Partners, Flare Capital Partners, Greenspring Associates, Meritech Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Town Hall Ventures Bright Health $635M Minneapolis, MN-based health insurance company
Goldman Sachs CallMiner $75M Waltham, MA-based provider of speech and customer interaction analytics
GGV Capital, Eldridge Industries, 3L Capital, Tribeca Venture Partners, SoftBank NY, Tenaya Capital, Upper90 Domio $50M New York-based renter of apartment-like hotel rooms
Avathon Capital, National Grid Partners, State Street Global Advisors, REV Venture Partners EdCast $35M San Francisco-based provider of personalized corporate learning software
Longitude Capital, ARCH Venture Partners, Bluebird Ventures, Adams Street Partners, Vertex Ventures HC, The Longevity Fund Epirium Bio $85M San Diego, CA-based clinical stage biopharmaceutical company
Arcline Investment Management Fairbanks Morse $450M Beloit, WI-based maker of diesel engines and generators
Insight Partners, Accomplice, Navitas Capital HqO $34M Boston-based tenant experience platform for commercial real estate
Tribe Capital, Amaranthine, Crosslink Capital, Uncork Capital Huckleberry $18M San Francisco-based online insurance purchasing and management platform for small businesses
Lux Capital, A.Capital, Betaworks Hugging Face $15M New York-based natural language processing library and chatbot developer
Boxcar PMJ Immuneering $17M Cambridge, Mass.-based drug startup whose lead candidate is aimed at cancer cachexia
Jump Capital, High Alpha Capital, Greenspring Associates, SVB LogicGate $24.75M Chicago-based process automation startup for enterprise GRC
Scale Venture Partners, General Catalyst, Polaris Partners, 7wire Ventures OM1 $50M Boston-based startup focused on predicting medical patient outcomes
Healthcare Venture Partners, Breyer Capital Paige $45M New York-based computational pathology startup focused on cancer
BIP Capital, Jeff Vinik, Teall Capital, Crossover PlayOn Sports $25M Atlanta-based high school sports media company
Open Prairie, S2G Ventures, Middleland Capital Shenandoah Valley Organic $15M Harrisonburg, VA-based organic meat brand
Lightspeed Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures, Advancit Capital Solve $20M Venice Beach, CA-based maker of mobile crime mystery games
Sageview Capital Theatro $20M Dallas-based enterprise mobile voice platform
5AM Ventures TMRW Life Sciences $25M New York-based embryology and cryo-management startup
MPM Capital, Pfizer Ventures, Invus, Partners Innovation Fund, Alexandria Venture Investments, Atlas Ventures Triplet Therapeutics $49M Cambridge, MA-based developer of drugs for repeat expansion disorders 
Undisclosed Velano Vascular $25M San Francisco-based developer of vascular access technology products
Insight Partners, Battery Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners, EPIC Ventures, Bowery Capital, Cintrifuse Vndly $35M Cincinnati, OH-based management platform for gig economy workforce

December 20th, 2019|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: Dec 4-11, 2019


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PE and VC Firms Fundraising Location Amount Description
Centana Growth Partners New York, NY $375M Second fund
Hyde Park Venture Partners Chicago, IL and Indianopolis, IN $100M Third fund
Kaiser Permanente Ventures Oakland, CA $141M Fifth fund
Leonard Green & Partners Los Angeles, CA $14.75B $12 billion for its eighth flagship buyout fund, and $2.75 billion for its first middle-market fund
May River Capital Chicago, IL $300M Second fund
Omega Funds Boston, MA $438M Sixth fund
Parthenon Capital Boston, MA $2B+ Sixth PE fund
Pear Palo Alto, CA $160M Third fund
Piva San Francisco, CA $250M Debut fund
PXV Fund  New York, NY $210M Debut biotech VC fund
SignalFire San Francisco, CA $500M $300 million for its second growth-stage venture fund and $200 million for its third seed fund
Spring Lane Capital Boston, MA and Quebec, Canada $157M Debut fund


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
Boathouse Capital Fresh Dining Concepts Undisclosed Coral Gables, FL-based Auntie Anne’s franchisee with over 50 stores
Growth Street Partners HR Acuity Undisclosed Florham Park, NJ-based provider of software to manage, track, and investigate employee issues
Harvest Partners Lazer Spot Undisclosed Alpharetta, GA-based provider of outsourced rail yard management services
KKR  Metro Pacific Hospitals Holding $685M Philippines’ largest hospital chain
Varsity Healthcare Partners Peak Undisclosed Colorado Springs, CO-based provider of gastroenterology services and related patient diagnostic and remedial treatment services



Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
Piper Jaffrey Merchant Banking, Telegraph Hill Partners, Agilent Technologies, Innovatus Capital Partners Akoyo Biosciences $50M Menlo Park, CA-based spatial biology startup
G2VP, Macquarie Capital, Macquarie Commodities, Global Markets, Mitsui USA, Seek Ventures, Energy Impact Partners, Box Group, ValueAct Capital Arcadia $30M Washington, DC-based tech company focused on consumer energy
Boxer Capital Black Diamond Therapeutics $85M Cambridge, MA-based cancer precision medicine company
Bain Capital Ventures, The KCK Group, Founders Fund, Winklevoss Capital, Polychain Capital Crusoe Energy Systems $70M Denver-based provider of innovative solutions for the energy industry
Tao Capital Partners FoodMaven $15.3M Colorado Springs, CO-based food-sourcing startup
Vitruvian Partners Gelesis $63.4M Boston, MA-based developer of an oral hydrogel for treating obesity and chronic GI tract diseases
Iconiq Capital, General Catalyst, G20, Pillar, American Family Ventures Hometap $100M Boston,vMA-based startup that helps homeowners take out cash without assuming new debt
Ally Bridge Group, Bain Capital Life Sciences, Ascension Ventures, Delos Capital, Rock Springs Capital, 3H Health Investment, Incept LLC IImperative Care $85M Campbell, CA-based developer of neurovascular devices for treating ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes
Andreessen Horowitz, Geodesic Capital, Khosla Ventures Imply $30M Burlingame, CA-based provider of real-time analytics
Paladin Capital Group Inscripta $125M Boulder, CO-based developer of genome-engineering devices
Viking Global Investors, CRV, Index Ventures, Blue Cloud Ventures, Harmony Partners, Stereo Capital Iterable $60M San Francisco, CA-based cross-channel growth marketing platform
Abingworth, Qiming Venture Partners USA, Surveyor Capital, Alexandria Venture Investments Jasper Therapeutics $35M Palo Alto, CA-based developer of safer, non-chemo conditioning and therapeutic agents for hematopoietic stem cell transplants and gene therapies
S3 Ventures, Next Coast Ventures LeanDNA $15M Austin, TX-based analytics platform for factory management
Goldman Sachs LeanTaaS $40M Santa Clara, CA-based provider of SaaS for managing operating room and infusion center operations
Ganot Capital Notal Vision $25M Manassas, VA-based provider of ophthalmic diagnostic services
Scale Venture Partners, Nexus Venture Partners, Steadview Capital, 01 Advisors, Emergent Ventures ObserveAI $26M San Francisco, CA-based provider of voice customer service agent enablement software
Battery Ventures, Wing VC, 1011 Ventures, Unusual Ventures Ordr $27.5M Boston, MA-based enterprise IoT security startup
Rho Capital Partners, H.I.G. Growth Partners, ThornTree Capital Partners Passport $65M Charlotte, NC-based mobility management platform
Millennium Technology Value Partners, Third Point Ventures, Eastward Capital Partners PrecisionHawk $32M Raleigh, NC-based developer of drones for the enterprise
PXV Fund Quellis Biosciences $17M Boston, MA-based drug startup focused on rare diseases
Grand Oaks Capital Viridi Parente $29M Buffalo, NY-based maker of renewable power systems for heavy machinery and storage applications
Durable Capital Partners, T Rowe Price, L Catterton Vroom $254M New York, NY-based platform for buying and selling used vehicles
Vitruvian Partners, Insight Partners WalkMe $90M San Francisco-based digital adoption platform for enterprises
Harbert Growth Partners, Camber Creek, Highland Capital Partners, Working Lab Capital, Geolo Capital, Rise of the Rest WhyHotel $20M Washington, DC-based operator of pop-up hotels in luxury apartment buildings
Benchmark, Bessemer Venture Partners Wildlife Studios $60M San Francisco, CA-based mobile gaming studios
Matrix Capital, Viking Global Investors, Redmile Group, Farallon Capital, Perceptive Advisors, Surveyor Capital, and Eventide Asset Management Zentalis Pharma $85M New York and San Diego-based cancer drug startup
Airbnb, Comcast, CEAS Investments, TI Platform Management, Alumni Ventures Group, Initialized Capital, NFX, Spike Ventures Zeus Living $55M San Francisco, CA-based corporate housing startup

December 12th, 2019|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: Nov 27-Dec 4, 2019


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PE and VC Firms Fundraising Location Amount Description
8-Bit Capital San Francisco, CA $25M Debut fund
Accel Palo Alto, CA $550M Sixth India-focused VC fund
Commerce Ventures San Francisco, CA $60M Third fund
Harlem Capital New York, NY $40M Debut fund for diversity-focused venture capital firm
Plexo Capital San Francisco, CA $42.5M Debut fund
Portag3 Ventures Toronto, Canada $320M Second fund
Revelstoke Capital Partners Denver, CO $1.4B Second fund
Storm Ventures Menlo Park, CA $130M Sixth fund


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
AE Industrial Partners AIM MRO Undisclosed Ohio-based maker of consumable repair products and materials for the aerospace engine aftermarket
Permira Cambrex $2.4B New Jersey-based life sciences contract manufacturer
TZP Capital Partners Christy Sports Undisclosed Lakewood, CO-based winter sports and outdoor furniture retailer
CapitalG, Union Square Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, NEA, Drive Capital, Ashton Kutcher, Tim Ferriss Duolingo $30M Pittsburgh, PA-based language-learning platform
Thoma Bravo Instructure approx $2B Salt Lake City,UT-based education software company
Stone Point Capital PrismHR Undisclosed Hopkinton, MA-based HR technology platform powering payroll, benefits, and HR for small and medium-sized businesses
Gemspring Capital  Shrieve Chemical Co. Undisclosed Texas-based provider of industrial chemicals, performance fluids and specialty lubricants
Monomoy Capital Partners  Sportech Undisclosed Elk River, MN-based maker of cab components and systems for powersports
WILsquare Capital Versare Solutions Undisclosed Minneapolis, MN-based manufacturer and e-commerce based marketer of branded space efficiency and acoustical products


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
SoftBank Group, New Ground Ventures, Toyo Kanetsu Corporate Venture Investment Partnership, RevTech Accel Robotics $30M San Diego, CA-based computer vision startup focused on cashier-less stores
Deerfield Management Civetta Therapeutics $53M Cambridge, MA-based developer of drugs targeting beta-propeller proteins
Sequoia Capital Dolls Kill $40M Los Angeles-based fashion brand and retailer
Morgan Creek Digital, MUFG Innovation Partners, DCM, Digital Currency Group, HCM Capital, Ribbit Capital, RPM Ventures, partners of DST Global Figure $103M San Francisco-based consumer lending platform
NEA, American Express, Latitude Ventures Flow $37M Hoboken, NJ-based provider of cross-border ecommerce software for brands and retailers
Sequoia Capital, Battery Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Shlomo Kramer, Wing Venture Capital, NextWorld Capital, Cisco Investments Gong $65M San Francisco-based revenue intelligence platform
Omega Funds, Atlas Venture, Abingworth IFM Therapeutics $55.5M Boston-based biotech focused on autoimmune diseases
Coatue Management, Battery Ventures, Tiger Global Management Kustomer $60M SaaS platform for enterprise customer service
Toyota May Mobility $50M Ann Arbor, MI-based operator of autonomous shuttle services
Valor Equity Group, The Rise Fund, Velocity Capital Migo $20M San Francisco-based consumer credit platform for emerging markets
Oak HC/FT, Aleph, Lane Bess Panorays $15M New York-based security lifecycle management startup
Durable Capital Partners Rapyd $20M Half Moon Bay, CA-based fintech-as-a-service provider
LLR Partner Relay Network $30M Radnor, PA-based personalized mobile engagement company
 LLR Partner Suvoda $40M Conshohocken, PA-based provider of software for randomization and trial supply management

December 6th, 2019|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: Nov 20-27, 2019


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PE and VC Firms Fundraising
Location
Amount
Description
Next Coast Ventures Austin, TX $130M Second fund
Novacap Montreal, Canada C$940 Fifth fund
Weekend Fund Seattle WA $10M Second fund


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
Cinven Barentz Undisclosed Dutch ingredients distributor for the food, pharmaceutical, personal care, and animal nutrition markets
Pfingsten Environmental Lights Undisclosed San Diego, CA-based maker of commercial LED lighting
Silver Lake First Advantage Undisclosed Atlanta, GA-based background check provider
ClearLight Partners Handel’s Undisclosed Youngstown, OH-based ice cream shop franchise
New Mountain Capital Horizon Group Services Undisclosed Newark, DE-based provider of residential HVAC, plumbing and electrical services
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Milton Industries Undisclosed Chicago, IL-based maker of tools and accessories for pneumatic applications
Encore Consumer Capital Murry’s Undisclosed Greenbelt, MD-based maker of frozen French toast sticks and bites
Kartesia Richardson Undisclosed Philadelphia, PA-based provider of enterprise sales training to the Fortune 1000
Harvest Partners Service Express Undisclosed Grand Rapids, MI-based provider of post-warranty data center equipment maintenance service


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
Volition Capital Arteza $24M Miami, FL-based direct-to-consumer arts and crafts supplier
Salesforce Ventures, SoftBank Vision Fund, Goldman Sachs Automation Anywhere $290M San Jose, CA-based robotic process automation startup
Point72 Ventures, GSR Ventures Deep 6 AI $17M Pasadena, CA-based provider of clinical trials acceleration software
Insight Partners, Accel, FirstMark, SignalFire, Shasta Ventures Frame.io $50M New York-based video review and collaboration platform
Galaxy Interactive, Valor Equity, K5 Global, March Capital Partners, OCA Ventures, Makers Fund, Horizons Ventures Genvid Technologies $27M New York-based interactive video streaming engine
Aperex Technologies, Showa Denko, Cabot Corp., BASF, OVP Venture Partners Group14 Technologies $18M Seattle, WA-based developer of materials for electric vehicle batteries
Redpoint Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Zigg Capital Juniper Square $75M San Francisco, CA-based investment management platform for commercial real estate
Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Kevin Systrom, Mike Krieger Loom $30M San Francisco, CA-based video-based enterprise collaboration platform
Accel, 8VC Nines $16.5M Palo Alto, CA-based teleradiology startup
Thrive Capital Rightway Healthcare $20M New York-based health benefits navigation platform
Spectrum Equity Scribd $58M San Francisco-based subscription reading service
Meritech Capital, Spark Capital, GGV Capital, True Ventures Tray.io $50M San Francisco, CA-based workflow automation platform

November 29th, 2019|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: Nov 13-20, 2019


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PE and VC Firms Fundraising Location Amount Description
.406 Ventures Boston, MA $294M Fourth fund
Alpine Investors San Francisco, CA $1B Seventh fund
Balance Point Capital Westport, CT $85M Fourth fund
CAVU Venture Partners New York, NY $250M Third fund
CincyTech Cincinnati, OH $50M Fifth fund
Clocktower Technology Ventures  Santa Monica, CA $70M Second fund focused on early-stage fintech companies
Elliott Management New York, NY $2B Buyout fund
HarbourVest Partners Boston, MA $3B Fifth co-investment private equity fund
Impact Engine Chicago, IL $25M Second fund
Kindred Ventures San Francisco, CA $55M Debut fund
Northgate Capital San Francisco, CA $120M Eighth VC fund-of-funds
NovaQuest Raleigh, NC $275M New fund
OpenView Venture Partners Boston, MA $450M Sixth fund
Palm Drive Capital New York, NY $44M Third fund
Sightway Capital New York, NY $1.2B Debut fund
The House Fund Berkeley, CA $44M Second fund
Unusual Ventures Menlo Park, CA $400M Second fund


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
Vista Equity Partners Accelya Undisclosed Spanish provider of financial and commercial analytics to the airline industry
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice  Cynosure Undisclosed Westford, MA-based maker of medical aesthetics systems
HKW John M. Floyd & Associates Undisclosed Baytown, TX-based provider of overdraft program software for regional banks and credit unions
Providence Equity Partners N2y Undisclosed Huron, OH-based provider of software and curriculum to the K-12 special ed market
Cerberus Capital Management Off Lease Only Undisclosed West Palm Beach, FL-based used car dealer
Advent International Olaplex Undisclosed Santa Barbara, CA-based professional hair care brand
RedBird Capital Partners OneTeam Partners $125M New York and Washington, DC-based management group for pro athlete portrayals
Luminate Capital Partners Quantivate Undisclosed Woodinville, WA-based risk mitigation and compliance platform for financial institutions
Brighton Park Capital Relatient Undisclosed Franklin, TN-based provider of healthcare patient engagement software 
Vista Equity Partners  Sonatype Undisclosed Fulton, MD-based open-source automation company
Dominus Capital  Surface Preparation Technologies Undisclosed New Kingstown, PA-based provider of roadway rumble strips
Hanover Partners Westside Undisclosed Madera, CA-based maker of tomato and pistachio harvesting equipment


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
Greylock Abnormal Security $24M San Francisco, CA-based cloud email security startup
Triangle Peak Partners, NewView Capital Partners, Alsop Louie Partners, Eastward Capital Partners Aerospike $32M Mountain View, CA-based provider of NoSQL data solutions
Shasta Ventures, Unusual Ventures Banyan Security $17M San Francisco, CA-based provider of secure remote access solutions
Insight Partners, Sequoia Capital, Battery Ventures, Mayfield BigPanda $50M Mountain View, CA-based autonomous ops platform
Kleiner Perkins, Coinbase Ventures, ConsenSys, A Capital, Collaborative Fund, Sound Ventures, Galaxy Digital, Initialized Capital Bison Trails $24.5M New York, NY-based blockchain protocols startup
ION Crossover Partners, MUFG, O.G. Tech, Vintage Investment Partners, Maor Investments, M12, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures, 83North, SVB, Nationwide, Citi Ventures Blue Vine $102.5M Redwood City, CA-based provider of banking services to SMBs
Founders Fund, Coatue Management, A-Rod Corp, Atomic VC, CAA Ventures, Cherubic Ventures, Maverick Capital, Nine Four Ventures, Wing Ventures Bungalow $32M San Francisco, CA-based co-living company
Battery Ventures, MizMaa Ventures CHEQ $16M New York, NY-based ad fraud prevention startup
Altimeter Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures Clumio $135M San Jose, CA-based provider of enterprise data backup solutions
BuildGroup, Arthur Ventures, Gula Tech Adventures Cybrary $15M College Park, MD-based cybersecurity career development platform
Lightspeed Venture Partners CyCognito $23M Palo Alto, CA-based continuous attack surface testing platform
Palm Drive Capital, Altos Ventures, NFP Ventures, Stage 2 Capital, MPK Equity Partners, Seyen Capital, MK Capital DataCubes $15.2M Schaumburg, IL-based provider of underwriting decisioning software for P&C insurers
Reshape, Fifth Wall Ventures, Mitsui Fudosan, RXR Realty, Thor Equities, Bessemer Venture Partners, Alate Partners, Quiet Capital, S28 Capital, Canvas Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Upshift Partners, Impala Ventures, ENIAC Ventures, Crystal Towers Eden $25M San Francisco, CA-based workplace management platform
Foresite Capital GenapSys $90M Redwood City, CA-based genome sequencing company
Top Tier Capital Partners, CSL Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Bowery Capital, Blue Bear Capital GoExpedi $25M Houston, TX-based online procurement platform for oilfield services
Kleiner Perkins, S28 Capital, YC Gravitational $25M Oakland, CA-based cloud deployment startup
Bayer, Novartis, Evotec, M Ventures, Alexandria Venture Investments Immunitas Therapeutics $39M Boston, MA-based immuno-oncology startup
EQT Ventures, NFX, YC Let’s Do This $15M San Francisco and London-based online marketplace for endurance events
Javelin Venture Partners, Avon Ventures, Alumni Ventures, Hashed, Galaxy Digital, Struck Capital Mythical Games $19M Los Angeles, CA-based game publisher focused on “player-owned economies”
Griffin Gaming Partners, Galaxy Digital Capital, KPCB Holdings, Korea Investment Partners, TABLE, Blue Planet Software, Ocean Road N3twork $40M San Francisco, CA-based games publisher
General Atlantic, Banco Votorantim, Monashees, Omidyar Network, Propel, Quona, Mabi Neon $94M Brazilian digital bank
Capricorn Investment Group, Dell Technologies Capital, Mayfield, WRVI Capital, Nepenthe LLC Nuvia $53M Santa Clara, CA-based chip design startup
Adams Street Partners, Sapphire Ventures, AllianceBernstein Punchh $40M San Mateo, CA-based provider of customer marketing software for physical retailers
Citadel founder Ken Griffin Rex $40M Austin, TX-based residential real estate brokerage platform
Index Ventures Starburst $22M Boston, MA-based data analytics modernization startup
Spark Capital, General Catalyst, Hanaco Ventures, Empire Angels Superpedestrian $20M Boston, MA-based scooter fleet developer
Andreessen Horowitz, Base10 Partners Virtual Kitchen Co. $15M San Francisco, CA-based cloud kitchen startup
YC Continuity Fund Vouch $45M San Francisco, CA-based provider of business insurance to startups
BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Threshold Ventures, F-Prime Capital Wellframe $20M Boston, MA-based digital health management company
MPM Capital, Longwood Fund, Taiho Ventures, Arkin Bio Ventures, UPMC Enterprises, DC Investment Partners Werewolf Therapeutics $56M Cambridge, MA-based developer of cancer drugs
 DCVC Bio X-37 $14.5M San Francisco, CA-based AI-enabled drug discovery startup

November 21st, 2019|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: Nov 6-13, 2019


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PE and VC Firms Fundraising Location Amount Description
Altas Partners Toronto, Canada $3B Second fund
Boldstart Ventures New York, NY $157M Fourth seed and early-stage fund and first opportunities fund
CVC Capital Partners Luxembourg $1.6M Second growth equity fund
Inspired Capital New York, NY $200M Debut fund
Newbury Partners Stamford, CT $1.75B Fifth fund
Norwest Venture Partners Palo Alto, CA $2B Fifteenth fund
Pathlight Capital  Hingham, MA $540M Debut fund
SK Capital Partners New York, NY $400M New fund
The Chernin Group Los Angeles, CA $700M Debut fund


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
Industrial Growth Partners ASPEQ Undisclosed St. Louis, MO-based manufacturer of highly engineered electric-heating and thermal-management technologies
Gemspring Capital Crafty Apes Undisclosed New York, NY-based visual effects company 
Sverica Gryphon Networks Undisclosed Boston, MA-based provider of sales performance management and compliance software
General Catalyst, Emerson Collective, Iconiq Capital, Lead Edge Capital, Workday Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Next Play Capital, Silicon Valley Bank, Felicis Ventures, Bessemer Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Harrison Metal Guild Education $157M Denver, CO-based education benefits platform focused on creating opportunity for America’s workforce through education
Advent International  Mariana Tek Undisclosed Washington, DC-based provider of business management software for the fitness market
Butterfly Equity Orgain Undisclosed Irvine, CA-based maker of organic and “clean” protein powders, shakes, and nutrition bars
Dyal Capital Owl Rock Capital  $500M New York, NY-based private debt lender
Main Post Partners  Sugared + Bronzed Undisclosed Beverly Hills, CA-based provider of sugaring and sunless tanning services
Apollo Global Management Tech Data $5.4B Clearwater, FL-based IT equipment distributor
Starwood Energy Group Third Coast Midstream Undisclosed Lavaca, TX-based gas gathering infrastructure


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
Accel, Slack Fund 1Password $200M Toronto, Canada-based online password manager
Wellington Management, Fidelity, Bain Capital Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Tribeca Venture Partners ACV Auctions $150M Buffalo, NY-based wholesale auto auction site
Sequoia Capital, BV, Closed Loop Partners, Congruent Ventures, Sidewalk Labs AMP Robotics $16M Denver, CO-based developer of robots for sorting recyclable materials
Optum Ventures, Pritzker Group VC, Baird Capital, Math Ventures, Levy Family Partners, Illinois Ventures, Wintrust Apervita $22M Chicago, IL-based healthcare analytics platform
Atlas Ventures, Pfizer Ventures, Tekla Capital, BioInnovation Capital Arkuda Therapeutics $44M Cambridge, MA-based biotech focused on dementia
RTW Investments, Cormorant Asset Management, CureDuchenne, Logos Capital, Partner Fund Management, Perceptive Advisors, ST Pharm, Alethea Capital, Alexandria Venture Investments, Boxer Capital, Brace Pharma Capital, EcoR1 Capital, Takeda Ventures Avidity Biosciences $100M La Jolla, CA-based biotech startup focused on rare muscle disorders
Generation Investment Management, T. Rowe Price, Baillie Gifford, Fidelity, Durable Capital Partners, CapitalG, Lone Pine Capital Convoy $400M Seattle, WA-based marketplace that connects truckers and shippers
Index Ventures, Sussex Place Ventures, Contour Ventures, Partnership Fund for New York, Outrun Ventures Cutover $17M New York-based work orchestration and observability platform
Bessemer Venture Partners, Energize Ventures, AirTree, Emergence Capital, Scale Venture Partners, Uncork Capital DroneDeploy $35M San Francisco, CA-based drone mapping and analytics platform
GreatPoint Ventures, Pritzker Group VC, Lightbank, Shah Capital Partners Extend $16.4M San Francisco, CA-based extended warranties-as-a-service startup
Accel, CapitalG, Sequoia Capital Freshworks $150M San Mateo, CA-based provider of customer support software
Kairos Ventures, Bold Capital Partners GuRu Wireless $15M Pasadena, CA-based millimeter-wave technology startup
Insight Partners Hundred $8M New York, NY-based personalized vitamin brand
Founders Fund iSee $15M Cambridge, MA-based autonomous driving startup for trucks
Panorama Point Partners, Iron Gate Capital, DH Capital Liqid $28M Broomfield, CO-based composable infrastructure hardware and software platform
Battery Ventures LogRocket $15M Cambridge, MA-based startup focused on identifying and fixing software bugs
ICONIQ Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Sapphire Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Bain Capital Ventures, Comerica Bank Moveworks $75M Mountain View, CA-based provider of automated employee IT support services
Bain Capital Ventures, Venrock Nightfall $15.5M San Francisco, CA-based data loss prevention platform
Clearvision Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Invicta Growth, Bunge Ventures, Chevron, Goldman Sachs, Tech Pioneers Fund, GV, Geodesic Capital, SKY Perfect JSAT, Intellectus Partners, Lux Capital Orbital Insight $50M Mountain View, CA-based provider of geospatial analytics solutions
Paychex founder Tom Golisano PostProcess Technologies $20M Buffalo, NY-based provider of automated finishing solutions for 3D-printed products
Blue Ox Healthcare Partners Sera Prognostics $36M Salt Lake City, UT-based prenatal diagnostics startup
CVC Growth Partners, Centana Growth Partners, Voyager Capital SheerID $64M Portland, OR-based marketing ID verification company
F-Prime Capital, Sequoia Capital, Freestyle Capital, Founders Fund Snapdocs $25M San Francisco, CA-based home mortgage closing platform
Spectrum Equity Spreedly $75M Durham, NC-based provider of digital payments optimization software
Shasta Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Steve Young Threekit $20M Chicago, IL-based developer of immersive product experiences for brands and retailers
Razor’s Edge Ventures, New York City Ventures, Paladin Capital Group, RRE Ventures, S&P Global Ursa $15M Ithaca, NY-based geospatial analytics-as-a-service startup
Foundry Group, Two Sigma Ventures, Accomplice, Thursday Ventures, Promus Ventures, SVB Whoop $55M Boston, MA-based maker of wearable fitness trackers
Redpoint Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Geodesic Capital, Battery Ventures, Storm Ventures Workato $70M Cupertino, CA-based automation platform for workflow management
Vulcan Capital, Marubeni Corp., Madrona Venture Group, Tenaya Capital Wrench $20M Seattle, WA-based on-demand vehicle repair service for consumers and fleets

November 15th, 2019|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: Oct 30-Nov 6, 2019


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PE and VC Firms Fundraising Location Amount Description
Brookfield Asset Management Toronto, Canada $9B Fifth flagship private equity fund
KKR New York and London €5.8B Fifth European buyout fund
L Catterton Asia Singapore $1.45B Third fund
Modus Capital New York and Egypt $75M Fund targeting early and growth stage companies across the Middle East and North Africa
Peak Ventures Lehi, UT $75M Third fund for firm formerly known as Album VC


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
Yellow Wood Partners Dr. Scholl’s  $585M Global foot-care products brand
BV Investment Partners EDCO Health Information Solutions Undisclosed St. Louis-based provider of automated unstructured data indexing software for healthcare providers
NGL Energy Partners Hillstone Environmental Partners Undisclosed Denver, CO-based provider of water pipeline and disposal infrastructure solutions
ICV Partners JK & T Wings Undisclosed Shelby Charter, MI-based franchisee of Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants
Spectrum Equity Kajabi Undisclosed Irvine, CA-based platform that helps individuals and small businesses create online courses and training materials
First Reserve Lamons Undisclosed Houston, TX-based gaskets manufacturer
Gravity On Point Oilfield Holdings Undisclosed Permian Basin produced water midstream business
CVC Capital Partners Ontic Undisclosed Chatsworth, CA-based provider of OEM-licensed parts for aerospace platforms
CPPIB Pattern Energy Undisclosed San Francisco, CA-based renewable energy group
CI Capital Partners WTS International Undisclosed Rockville, MD-based spa design and management firm
Harvest Partners Yellowstone Landscape Undisclosed Bunnell, FL-based provider of commercial landscaping services


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
The Column Group, Vida Ventures, Samsara BioCapital, Nextech Invest A2 Biotherapeutics $57M Agoura Hills, CA-based developer of cell therapies for cancer
Palisades Growth Capital, Innov8, Asahi Kasei, Accelmed Growth Partners, SpringRock Ventures, Baird Capital, New Leaf Venture Partners, Pritzker Group, Biomatics Capital, Tribeca Venture Partners, SVB AiCure $24.5M New York-based visual recognition platform for monitoring patient progress in clinical trials
H.I.G. BioHealth Partners, 7wire Ventures, SV Health Investors, Bluestem Capital Clarify Medical $18M San Diego, CA-based developer of a phototherapy device for treating psoriasi
Fresenius Medical Care, Wellington Partners, Bayer, Arch Venture Partners, Biomatics Capital, Alta Partners, Khosla Ventures eGenesis $100M Cambridge, MA-based gene editing biotech startup
SV Health Investors, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners Healthify $16M New York-based healthcare referrals platform
Zeev Ventures, Group 11, Menlo Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Stereo Capital HomeLight $63M San Francisco, CA-based platform for matching home-sellers with real estate agents
Community Investment Management Kenzie Academy $100M Indianapolis, IN-based software engineering apprenticeship school
Goldman Sachs LeaseQuery $40M Atlanta, GA-based provider of lease accounting software
Comcast Ventures, NEA, Andreessen Horowitz, Pillar VC, Amdocs Neural Magic $15M Somerville, MA-based machine learning startup that leverages commodity CPUs, 
Insight Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, New Era Capital Partners, Dynamic Loop Capital Papaya Global $45M New York-based payroll and payment management platform
General Atlantic, General CatalystMerck, Bristol-Myers Squibb PathAI $75M Boston, MA-based computational pathology startup
Georgian Partners, Wells Fargo, Citi Ventures, Untitled Investments, Sapphire Ventures, Bain Capital, Primary Venture Partners Reonomy $60M New York-based commercial real estate data and analytics platform
Norwest Venture Partners Senreve $16.75M San Francisco, CA-based maker of luxury handbags
NEA, CureDuchenne Ventures Shape Therapeutics $35.5M Seattle, WA-based developer of RNA-editing gene therapies
Khosla Ventures, Mayfield, M12 Volterra $50M Santa Clara, CA-based provider of distributed cloud services

November 8th, 2019|Scherzer Deal Report|