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The Scherzer Deal Report: September 7-10, 2021

Here is this week’s Deal Report for private equity and venture capital activity for US-based PE and VC firms and portfolio companies, brought to you by Scherzer International.

PE and VC Firms

10T Holdings
$750M
Debut fund

Alpine Investors
$2.25B
Eighth fund

Scout Ventures
$55M
Third fund

Private Equity Investors

Butterfly
Chosen Foods
Undisclosed
San Diego, CA-based maker of avocado oil and other avocado-related products

The Blackstone Group, Francisco Partners
Dynamo Software
Undisclosed
Watertown, MA-based provider of cloud software for the alt investment management industry

Thoma Bravo
Intel 471
Undisclosed
Dallas, TX-based provider of cyber threat intelligence solutions for businesses and governments

Gen Cap
Lab Products
Undisclosed
Seaford, DE-based maker of lab research animal housing and care equipment

Patient Square Capital
Summit BHC
Undisclosed
Franklin, TN-based provider of behavioral health and addiction treatment services

Apax Partners, Warburg Pincus
T-Mobile Netherlands
Undisclosed
Leading European telecommunications operator

The Blackstone Group
The Chamberlain Group
Undisclosed
Oak Brook, IL-based provider of smart access solutions

Cinven
True Potential
Undisclosed
British wealth management firm 

Venture Capital Investors

Butterfly
Chosen Foods
Undisclosed
San Diego, CA-based maker of avocado oil and other avocado-related products

The Blackstone Group, Francisco Partners
Dynamo Software
Undisclosed
Watertown, MA-based provider of cloud software for the alt investment management industry

Thoma Bravo
Intel 471
Undisclosed
Dallas, TX-based provider of cyber threat intelligence solutions for businesses and governments

Gen Cap
Lab Products
Undisclosed
Seaford, DE-based maker of lab research animal housing and care equipment

Patient Square Capital
Summit BHC
Undisclosed
Franklin, TN-based provider of behavioral health and addiction treatment services

Apax Partners, Warburg Pincus
T-Mobile Netherlands
Undisclosed
Leading European telecommunications operator

The Blackstone Group
The Chamberlain Group
Undisclosed
Oak Brook, IL-based provider of smart access solutions

Cinven
True Potential
Undisclosed
British wealth management firm 

September 16th, 2021|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: August 30-September 3, 2021

Here is this week’s Deal Report for private equity and venture capital activity for US-based PE and VC firms and portfolio companies, brought to you by Scherzer International.

PE and VC Firms

AGIC Capital
$1.2B
Second fund

MiddleGround Capital
$1.05B
Second flagship fund ($800M), overage fund ($250M)

Susa Ventures
$375M
Fourth fund

Trinity Hunt Partners
$460M
Sixth fund

Private Equity Investors

Genstar Capital
Arrowhead Engineered Products
Undisclosed
Blaine, MN-based distributor of aftermarket replacement parts for off-road vehicles

Turnspire Capital Partners
Daniel
Undisclosed
Houston, TX-based provider of flow and energy measurement solutions

Vista Equity Partners
Drift
Undisclosed
Boston, MA-based marketing and sales SaaS platform

Apollo Global Management
Edgecast
Undisclosed
Verizon’s digital media unit, including Yahoo and AOL

Francisco Partners
Follett School Solutions
Undisclosed
McHenry, IL-based K-12 software and content group

Falfurrias Capital Partners
H Code
Undisclosed
Santa Monica, CA-based multicultural digital media company

WestView Capital Partners
Invisors
Undisclosed
Atlanta, GA-based Workday consulting firm

TowerBrook Capital Partners and NewRoad Capital Partners
Kevin’s Natural Food
Undisclosed
Modesto, CA-based maker of refrigerated sous vide meat entrées, vegetable sides, and sauces

Centre Partners
Midwest Mobility Solutions
Undisclosed
Troy, MI-based national authorized reseller for AT&T

Oaktree Capital Management
Priority Power
$250M
Arlington, TX-based provider of energy management services

Accel-KKR
PropLogix
Undisclosed
Sarasota, FL-based provider of real estate title closing software

Hg
Riskalyze
$300M
Auburn, CA-based risk analysis platform for financial advisors

Apax Partners
SavATree
Undisclosed
Bedford Hills, NY-based tree and lawn care provider

Tritium Partners
Stukent
Undisclosed
Idaho Falls, ID-based provider of digital courseware and simulations

Thoma Bravo
Talend
$2.4B
Redwood City, CA-based data integration and integrity company

The Rise Fund
Teachers of Tomorrow
Undisclosed
Houston, TX-based teacher alternative certification program

Leonard Green & Partners
Tecta America
Undisclosed
Rosemont, IL-based commercial roofer

Venture Capital Investors

Insight Partners, Optum Ventures, Tusk Venture Partners, Primary Venture Partners, Sound Ventures, BoxGroup, Rainfall Ventures
Alma
$50M
New York, NY-based membership network for therapists to build their practices

Matrix Partners, Accel, Global Founders Capital, Susa Ventures, YC
Centaur Labs
$15M
Boston, MA-based medical data labeling startup

Durable Capital, Fidelity, Franklin Templeton, BOND, Khosla Ventures, IVP, T. Rowe Price, Coatue, Accel, YC
Checkr
$250M
San Francisco, CA-based platform for employee background checks

PSG, Union Square Ventures, Foundry Group, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, NextView Ventures
Code Climate
$50M
New York, NY-based engineering intelligence platform

Energy Impact Partners, Capital One Ventures, Crowdstike, Gaingels
Corelight
$75M
San Francisco, CA-based open network detection and response platform

Morgan Stanley, UC Regents, BNY Mellon, Clearbridge, House Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, BlackRock, Fidelity
Databricks
$1.6B
San Francisco, CA-based unified data analytics platform

OrbiMed, Arix Bioscience, Janus Henderson Investors, 5AM Ventures, Rock Springs Capital, Nantahala Capital Management, Willett Advisors, Alexandria Venture Investments, Atlas Venture, Novo Holdings, Access Biotechnology
Disc Medicine
$90M
Cambridge, MA-based biotech focused on hematologic diseases

Streamlined Ventures
Flip
$28M
Los Angeles, CA-based beauty and wellness social commerce startup

Koch Disruptive Technologies, Innovation Endeavours, Wittington Ventures, FM Capital, Dynamo Ventures, Trucks VC, Intact Ventures
Gatik
$85M
Palo Alto, CA-based autonomous delivery network

Casdin Capital, GV, Amgen Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Canaan Partners, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Illumina Ventures, LRVHealth, Echo Health Ventures, Revelation Partners, HealthInvest Equity Partners, Avestria Ventures, Flywheel Ventures, Dreamers Fund, Blue Ivy Ventures
Genome Medical
$60M
South San Francisco, CA-based genomic care delivery startup

Zeev Ventures, Group 11, Stereo Capital, Menlo Ventures, Lydia Jett
HomeLight
$100M
San Francisco, CA-based platform for matching home-sellers with real estate agents

Tiger Global, SoftBank, BOND, Forerunner Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Sam Altman, Lachy Groom, Kindred Ventures, TIME Ventures, Valia Ventures, Next Ventures, Plexo Capital, Wilson Sonsini
Humane
$100M
San Francisco, CA-based consumer hardware and software startup

Motive Partners, Viola Growth, Fort Ross Ventures, Viola FinTech, MassMutual Ventures, Nationwide, Hearst Ventures, Moneta VC
Insurify
$100M
Cambridge, MA-based virtual insurance agent and comparison platform

CRV, Tencent, SVB, Alkeon Capital Management, Soros Fund Management, Andreessen Horowitz
Jeeves
$57M
New York, NY-based expense management platform for startups

Fidelity, T. Rowe Price, BlackRock, Flagship Pioneering
Laronde
$440M
Cambridge, MA-based developer of circular RNA solutions

Vulcan Capital
Nifty Games
$26M
Lafayette, CA-based publisher of head-to-head sports games for mobile

Lightspeed Venture Partners, Polychain Capital, Ribbit Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Pantera Capital, Alameda Research, Mark Cuban
Offchain Labs
$120M
Princeton, NJ-based Ethereum rollup protocol

1315 Capital
Onkos Surgical
$15M
Parsippany, NJ-based developer of solutions for musculoskeletal oncology and orthopedic procedures

01A, General Catalyst, Lachy Groom, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, Abstract Ventures
Origin
$56M
San Francisco, CA-based employee financial wellness platform

General Atlantic, Owl Ventures, Emerson Collective, Uncork Capital, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Tao Capital Partners
Panorama Education
$60M
Boston, MA-based survey platform for K-12 education

Western Technology Investment and Javelin Venture Partners
Pixalate
$18M
Palo Alto, CA-based ad analytics and fraud protection platform

LKCM Headwater Investments
ProbablyMonsters
$200M
Bellevue, WA-based gaming studio

Cowen Sustainable Investments
Quip
$100M
New York, NY-based oral care company

Elysian Park Ventures
Snap Mobile
$90M
Seattle, WA-based digital fundraising platform for high school groups

Atlas Venture, Medicxi, Aditum Bio
Versanis Bio
$70M
Oakland, CA-based biotech focused on obesity

Iconiq, GGV Capital, Cowboy Ventures, Costanoa Ventures
Vic.ai
$50M
New York, NY-based enterprise accounting automation startup

SoftBank Vision Fund 2, IVP, Cavu Ventures, Thursday Ventures, GP Bullhound, Accomplice, NextView Ventures, Animal Capital
Whoop
$200M
Boston, MA-based maker of fitness wearables

September 10th, 2021|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: August 23-27, 2021

Here is this week’s Deal Report for private equity and venture capital activity for US-based PE and VC firms and portfolio companies, brought to you by Scherzer International.

PE and VC Firms

Andreessen Horowitz
$400M
First dedicated seed fund

Commonfund Capital
$160M
Third private equity co-investment fund

Fika Ventures
$195M
Third seed fund ($160M) and first opportunities fund ($35M)

FinTech Collective
$250M
Early-stage fund ($200M) and DeFi-focused fund ($50M)

Supermoon Capital
$36M
Debut

The Jordan Company
$1.3B
Continuation fund to a 2007 vintage fund

Private Equity Investors

Auxo Investment Partners
Altus Industries
Undisclosed
Grand Rapids, MI-based maker of point-of-care workstations for the healthcare industry

Gauge Capital
Centegix
Undisclosed
Atlanta, GA-based provider of location-aware emergency communications

Mainsail Partners
Centerbase
Undisclosed
Dallas, TX-based provider of legal practice management software

Audax Private Equity
Covercraft Industries
Undisclosed
Pauls Valley, OK-based manufacturer of custom vehicle protection products

The Blackstone Group
DECA Dental
Undisclosed
Dallas, TX-based dental services group

SK Capital Partners
Deltech
Undisclosed
Baton Rouge, LA-based maker of aromatic monomers

GTCR
Global Claims Services
Undisclosed
Jacksonville, FL-based provider of P&C insurance tech solutions

TA Associates
PDQ
Undisclosed
South Salt Lake, UT-based provider of IT asset management software for SMBs

Tamarix Equity Partners and Pacific General
Playa Bowls
Undisclosed
Belmar, NJ-based better-for-you restaurant chain

Red Barn Equity Partners
ReproTech
Undisclosed
Columbia, MO-based provider of cryostorage and fertility preservation solutions

Unified Women’s Healthcare
Women’s Health USA
Undisclosed
Avon, CT-based practice management platform in women’s healthcare

Venture Capital Investors

The Column Group, Lux Capital, Nextech Invest
Atavistik Bio
$60MCambridge, MA-based biotech focused on metabolite-protein interactions

JPMorgan, Pelion Venture Partners, WndrCo, Citadel Securities, Invesco Private Capital, Vanderbilt University, Kera Capital, SVB Financial, DLA Piper, Next Frontier Capital, Kickstart Fund, First Trust Capital Partners, Mercato Partners
Aumni
$50M
Salt Lake City, UT-based investment analytics platform for private markets

Ribbit Capital, Avid Ventures, Lightspeed Ventures, Stripe, Y Combinator Continuity Fund, SciFi VC, UpWest
Balance
$25M
Payments experience platform for B2B e-commerce

Perceptive Advisors
Bridge to Life
$56M
Northbrook, IL-based provider of organ preservation solutions

Founders Fund ,Tiger Global, Optum Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, Threshold Ventures, Redesign Health
Calibrate
$100M
New York, NY-based weight management platform

Sam Altman, Silicon Valley Bank, Founders Fund
Coco
$36M
Los Angeles, CA-based last-mile delivery robot startup

Insight Partners, Equity Group Investments
Covera Health
$25M
Cambridge, MA-based biotech focused on metabolite-protein interactions

Greylock, Redpoint Ventures, IVP, Citi Ventures, CrowdStrike, Sequoia Capital, CRV
Cribl
$200M
San Francisco, CA-based observability pipeline company

Goldman Sachs Asset Management, 3L Capital, Hudson Structured Capital Management
DealerPolicy
$110M
Colchester, VT-based digital insurance marketplace for auto retail

Heritage Group
Equum Medical
$20M
New York, NY-based provider of acute care telehealth solutions

Sequoia Capital, Coatue, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Lead Edge Capital, GIC
Grafana Labs
$220M
New York, NY-based open observability platform

Bessemer Venture Partners, YL Ventures, Blumberg Capital, M12, USVP
Hunters
$30M
Open extended detection and response startup

Norwest Venture Partners, 8VC, Bjarke Ingels Group, BOND, Citi Crosstimbers, Ensemble, Fifth Wall, LENx, Moderne Ventures, Oakhouse Partners
ICON
$200M+
Austin, TX-based developer of 3D-printed homes

Honor Ventures, Third Point Ventures, Gotham Green Partners, L2 Ventures, Delta Emerald Ventures, Artemis Growth Partners
Jane
$100M
Santa Cruz, CA-based online cannabis marketplace

Accel
Knoetic
$18M
New York, NY-based social network and a SaaS analytics platform for chief people officers

NGP ETP, Google, MCJ Collective, Avista Development, Constellation Technology Ventures, Equinor Ventures, Founders’ Co-op, Prelude Ventures, Techstars, TotalEnergies Ventures, Wireframe Ventures
LevelTen Energy
$35M
Seattle, WA-based renewable transaction infrastructure startup

Bessemer Venture Partners, Pantera Capital, Uncork Capital, Draper Dragon Digital Assets, 9Yards Capital, Next Play Ventures, Coinbase Ventures, Sony Music Entertainment
MakersPlace
$30M
San Francisco, CA-based digital art marketplace

Sequoia Capital, Index Ventures
Monad
$17M
San Francisco, CA-based cloud data security startup

Vivo Capital, Samsara, Marshall Wace, RTW, 5AM Ventures, venBio, OrbiMed Advisors
Neurogastrx
$60M
Woburn, MA-based biotech focused on GI disorders

Susquehanna Growth Equity, True Ventures
NoRedInk
$50M
San Francisco, CA-based digital writing curriculum

C5 Capital, Aspenwood Ventures, Gula Tech Adventures, Riverside Acceleration Capital, Shasta Ventures
Oomnitza
$20M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of enterprise tech management Saa

General Catalyst, Insight Partners, E14 Fund
Overjet
$27M
Boston, MA-based developer of X-ray AI for dental clinic

SoftBank Vision Fund 2
Picsart
$130M
San Francisco, CA-based photo and video editing app

Founders Fund, Redpoint Ventures, Thrive Capital, D1 Capital Partners, Spark Capital, Coatue, Iconiq, Altimeter, Stripe, Lux Capital, A* Partners, Definition Capital, Vista Public Strategies, Honeycomb, Kinetic
Ramp
$300M
New York, NY-based corporate card and spend management platform

Arch Venture Partners, OLSF Ventures, Cortado Ventures, 1843 Capital, Sage Venture Partners
Recuro Health
$15M
Richardson, TX-based digital holistic health platform

Tiger Global, Insight Partners
Shelf.io
$52.5M
Stamford, CT-based enterprise knowledge stack startup

NEA, Owl Ventures, AI Fund
Workera.ai
$16M
Palo Alto, CA-based upskilling platform

BOND, Coatue, Founders Fund, Basis Set Ventures, CRV, Peterson Ventures, GGV Capital, RocNation, Dreamers VC
Workstream
$48M
San Francisco, CA-based hourly worker hiring and onboarding platform

PBM Capital
Xalud Therapeutics
$30M
New York, NY-based developer of nonviral gene therapies to treat pathologic inflammation

August 31st, 2021|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: August 16-20, 2021

Here is this week’s Deal Report for private equity and venture capital activity for US-based PE and VC firms and portfolio companies, brought to you by Scherzer International.

PE and VC Firms

Felicis Ventures
$900M
Eighth fund

Private Equity Investors

Nexa Equity
AutoReturn
Undisclosed
San Francisco, CA-based provider of towing and parking enforcement SaaS

Primus Capital
Bloomfire
Undisclosed
Austin, TX-based provider of knowledge engagement software

BlackRock, Knighthead Capital Management
Breeze Airways
$200M
U.S. low-cost air carrier

Permira
CommentSold
Undisclosed
Huntsville, AL-based live-streamed social e-commerce software provider

L Squared Capital
Crane 1
Undisclosed
Franklin, OH-based provider of overhead crane services and equipment

ATL Partners
Geost
Undisclosed
Tucson, AZ-based developer of space technologies like infrared sensors that help protect satellites

Nordic Capital, Insight Partners
Inovalon
$7.3B
Bowie, MD-based provider of healthcare analytics software

Solum Partners
Monte Vista Farming
Undisclosed
Denair, CA-based almond huller/sheller, and processor

Kohlberg & Co.
Myers EPS
Undisclosed
Bethlehem, PA-based maker of emergency lighting backup power solutions

Generate Capital
Nexamp
$240M
Boston, MA-based solar energy developer

Odyssey Investment Partners
Painters Supply & Equipment
Undisclosed
Taylor, MI-based distributor of paints and coatings for the auto and industrial markets

H.I.G. Capital
Pegasus Home Fashions
Undisclosed
Elizabeth, NJ-based poly-filled pillow manufacturer

Kinderhook Industries
Primal Pet Foods
Undisclosed
Fairfield, CA-based premium pet food maker that will be merged with existing Kinderhook portfolio company Prairie Dog Pet Products

Hudson Hill Capital
VTrips
Undisclosed
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL-based vacation rentals manager

Venture Capital Investors

Temasek, Mirae Asset Global Investments, GIC, Viking Global Investors, Disruptive, Andreessen Horowitz, Tenere Capital, Sweetwater Private Equity, Tao Capital Partners, K3 Ventures, David Barber of Almanac Insights, Michael Ovitz, Anne Wojcicki, Susan Wojcicki, Katy Perry
Apeel Sciences
$250M
Santa Barbara, CA-based developer of rot-reduction coatings for fresh fruits and vegetables

Insight Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Matrix Partners, Trinity Ventures
Apollo GraphQL
$130M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of open source and commercial GraphQL technologies

Celesta Capital, National Grid Partners, Lytical Ventures, Nepenthe Capital
Baffle
$20M
Santa Clara, CA-based data breach prevention startup

Addition, Drive Capital, Crosscut Ventures, Bonfire Ventures, Matchstick Ventures, Recruit Holdings
Branch
$48M
Minneapolis, MN-based flexible workforce payments platform

Tiger Global, OrbiMed, F-Prime, CRV, U.S. Venture Partners, Silicon Valley Bank
Carrot Fertility
$75M
San Francisco, CA-based fertility benefits provider for employers

Telstra Ventures, Breyer Capital, Greycroft Ventures, .406 Ventures, Healthfirst
ClosedLoop.ai
$34M
Austin, TX-based healthcare data science platform

Insight Partners
DistroKid
Undisclosed
New York, NY-based music distribution platform

Insight Partners, Maxwell Investment Partners
Element5
$15M
San Jose, CA-based automation-as-a-service solution for post-acute care

Norwest Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures, Sierra Ventures
Enable
$45M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of B2B rebate management software

Agent Capital, Medical Excellence Capital, 120 Capital, Solasta Ventures, Mirae Asset, Ono Venture Investment, The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research, NS Investment, the American Cancer Society, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Alexandria Venture Investments, Evotec, Bayer, M Ventures, Novartis, Longwood Fund
Immunitas
$58M
Waltham, MA-based immune-oncology biotech

Chrysalis Investments
InfoSum
$65M
New York, NY-based data collaboration platform

GTJAI, Shunwei Capital, Nio Capital, F-Prime Capital, Eight Roads Ventures, TemasekI
nnovusion
$66M
Sunnyvale, CA-based LiDAR developer

RA Capital Management, Polaris Partners, Versant Ventures, Avalon Ventures, AbbVie Ventures, Pfizer Ventures
Jnana Therapeutics
$50M
Boston, MA-based discovery startup focused on difficult-to-drug targets

Dragoneer, Lux Capital, Bond, Sequoia Capital, Oak HC/FT, Icon Ventures
Maven Clinic
$110M
New York, NY-based virtual clinic for women’s and family health

Alameda Research, Berggruen Holdings, BlockTower Capital, Coinbase Ventures, Time Ventures, Vy Capital, General Catalyst, Future Ventures
MobileCoin
$66M
San Francisco, CA-based mobile payments enablement startup

Tiger Global
Moloco
$150M
Redwood City, CA-based programmatic ad platform

Iconiq, Salesforce Ventures, GGV Capital, Redpoint Ventures
Monte Carlo
$60M
San Francisco, CA-based data observability platform

Octopus Ventures, Lateral Capital, EchoVC, Raptor Group, Unshackled Ventures, Future Africa, Two Small Fish Ventures
Pngme
$15M
San Francisco, CA-based financial data infrastructure startup

Insight Partners, Coatue, Battery Ventures, Bond, CRV, Nexus Venture Partners
Postman
$225M
San Francisco, CA-based API platform

Redpoint Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz
Preset
$35.9M
San Mateo, CA-based data exploration and visualization platform

Kleiner Perkins, Tiger Global, NEA, Greycroft, Bee Partners, 468 Capital
Rapid Robotics
$36.7M
San Francisco, CA-based industrial robotics startup

Zeev Ventures, Akkadian Ventures, Signia Ventures
Reali
$75M
San Mateo, CA-based real estate fintech platform

Ajax Strategies, Tenacious Ventures, Cargill, M12, AirTree Ventures, Main Sequence, the Jeremy and Hannelore Grantham Environmental Trust
Regrow
$17M
Durham, NY-based carbon market monitoring and verification software company

TI Capital, Porsche Ventures, Spring Mountain Capital, Mercedes
RepairSmith
$42MEl Segundo, CA-based mobile auto repair service

Permira, JMI Equity, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Jackson Square Ventures, Ameriprise, T. Rowe Price
Seismic
$170M
San Diego, CA-based sales process automation company

Cannae Holdings, Genting Group, Point Break Capital Management, Walter Kortschak
Sightline Payments
$244M
Las Vegas, NV-based electronic payments company focused on the gaming market

Owl Rock, Northgate Capital, Accel, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Harmony Partners, M12, Atlassian Ventures, ServiceNow
Split.io
$50M
Redwood City, CA-based feature flag platform

Andreessen Horowitzled, YC, Initialized Capital, Pentech
Stacker
$20M
Golden Valley, MN-based no-code software development startup

August 25th, 2021|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: August 9-13, 2021

Here is this week’s Deal Report for private equity and venture capital activity for US-based PE and VC firms and portfolio companies, brought to you by Scherzer International.

PE and VC Firms

Northwestern Mutual
Milwaukee, WI
$100M
Impact Investing Fund

Sands Capital
Arlington, VA
$560M
Life sciences fund

Sageview Capital
Greenwich, CT; Palo Alto, CA
$710M
Third flagship fund

Private Equity Investors

Equifax
Appriss Insights
$1.825 B
Louisville, KY-based provider of proprietary data and analytics solutions for safety, fraud, risk, and compliance issues for government and commercial enterprises worldwide

CORE Industrial Partners
CGI Automated Manufacturing
Undisclosed
Romeoville, IL-based custom precision sheet metal fabrication solutions provider

Kainos Capital
Muenster Milling
Undisclosed
Muenster, TX-based pet food and ingredient manufacturer

Venture Capital Investors

Tiger Global, with 8VC, Tishman Speyer, Jerry Yang, Michael Ovitz, DST, LeFrak, Kevin Hartz
Agora
$33M
San Francisco, CA-based commercial construction procurement company

Reliance New Energy Solar, Paulson & Co., Bill Gates, Fortistar, Goehring & Rozencwajg Associates, Japan Energy Fund
Ambri
$144M
Marlborough, MA-based battery tech startup

ACME Capital, Washington Harbour Partners, Powerhouse Capital, Makers Fund, Galaxy Digital
AviaGames
$40M
Mountain View, CA-based mobile, a skill-based gaming company

Canaan, Homebrew, Foundation Capital, BoxGroup
Canopy Servicing
$15M
Kea’au, HI-based loan software startup

Oak HC/FT, PayPal Ventures, Clearco, G9 Ventures, Mercury Fund, Valedor Partners, Arsenal Growth
Cart.com
$98M
Houston, TX-based e-commerce services provider

Valtruis, Oak HC/FT, Cigna Ventures, K2 HealthVentures, Blue Shield of California
Cricket Health
$83.5M
San Francisco, CA-based kidney care company

Insight Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Amplo
Doxel
$40M
Redwood City, CA-based software developer focused on construction job sites

Accel and SoftBank Vision Fund 2
Emeritus
$650M
Boston, MA-based online education company

Altimeter Capital, Sapphire Ventures, B Capital Group, Tiger Global Management, Mirae Asset, Amex Ventures
FalconX
$210M
San Francisco, CA-based digital assets and cryptocurrency financial services startup

SoftBank, Silver Lake, Eldridge, TWG Sports Media & Entertainment, Insight Partners, MLB, Jay-Z, Roc Nation
Fanatics
$325M
Jacksonville, FL-based online retailer of licensed sports merchandise

Harmony Partners, Salesforce Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Work-Bench
FireHydrant
$23M
New York, NY-based enterprise crisis startup

T. Rowe Price
Gusto
$175M
San Francisco, CA-based payroll and HR software company

Andreessen Horowitz, Ribbit Capital, 10T Holdings, Alameda Research, Multicoin Capital
Helium
$111MSan Francisco, CA-based decentralized 5G wireless network

Tiger Global, Bullpen Capital, NextView Ventures, Mucker Capital
Hologram
$65M
Chicago, IL-based IoT device management startup

Energy Impact Partners, Keyframe Capital, FirstMark Capital, 1776 Ventures
HopSkipDrive
$25M
Los Angeles, CA-based children’s transportation company

Goodwater Capital, Bow Capital, Kamerra, Highland Capital Partners, Park West Asset Management
Jerry
$75M
Palo Alto, CA-based car ownership app

Future Ventures, Blackhorn Ventures, Booz Allen, Lockheed Martin, 40 North Ventures, Autotech Ventures
Latent AI
$19M
Menlo Park, CA-based startup

Lead Edge Capital, Top Tier Capital Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Redpoint, Threshold, Uncork Capital, Bloomberg Beta
LaunchDarkly
$200M
Oakland, CA-based maker of software development tools

JAZZ Venture Partners, Gurnet Point Capital, Main Street Advisors, KKCG, Lux Capital
Mahana Therapeutics
$61M
San Francisco, CA-based digital therapeutics startup

Alkeon Capital, B Capital Group, BlackRock Private Equity Partners, Tiger Global, Insight Partners, Salesforce Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, Vertex Ventures
OwnBackup
$240M
Englewood Cliffs, NJ-based data backup provider for companies in the Salesforce ecosystem

YC Continuity, Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners
Pave
$46M
San Francisco, CA-based compensation platform startup

Leeds Illuminate
Product School
$25M
San Francisco, CA-based product management training platform

Coatue Management, ICONIQ Growth, Adams Street Partners, Sierra Ventures, Battery Ventures
Reify Health
$220M
Boston, MA-based clinical trials software company

General Catalyst, Insight Partners, Coatue, Bezos Expeditions, Marc Benioff, Dara Khosrowshahi, Dick Costolo, Adam Bain’s 01 Advisors
Saturn
$44M
New York, NY-based social platform

Addition, BlackRock, Greylock, GV, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Nepenthe Capital, Walden
Snorkel AI
$85M
Palo Alto, CA-based machine learning training startup

Whale Rock Capital Management, TI Platform Management, Alpha Square Group, Amity Ventures, Franklin Templeton, Top Tier Capital Partners, Viking Global Investors, Willoughby Capital
Talkdesk
$230M
San Francisco, CA-based cloud contact center software company

Insight Partners, Pitango Growth, TIME Ventures, DMG MORI, NEA, Vertex Ventures US
Tulip Interfaces
$100M
Boston, MA-based provider of software tools for frontline workers

Koch Disruptive Technologies, BRV, Ventura Capital
Upgrade
$105M
San Francisco, CA-based consumer credit startup

August 19th, 2021|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: August 2-6, 2021

Here is this week’s Deal Report for private equity and venture capital activity for US-based PE and VC firms and portfolio companies, brought to you by Scherzer International.

PE and VC Firms

BoxGroup
$255M
BoxGroup Five ($127.5M) and BoxGroup Strive ($127.5M)

Foothill Ventures
$100M
New fund

Moderne Ventures
$200M
Second fund

Morgan Stanley Private Credit
$1.6B
North Haven Credit Partners III

Newtopia VC
$50M
New fund to invest in Latin American tech startups

Work-Bench
$100M
Third fund

Private Equity Investors

Blue Venture Fund
Bluestone Physician Services
Undisclosed
Stillwater, MN-based chain of health care providers

Cornerstone Building Brands
Cascade Windows
$245M
Spokane, WA-based manufacturer of windows and doors

TowerBrook Capital Partners
EisnerAmper
Undisclosed
New York, NY-based accounting and consulting firm

Apax Funds
EveryAction
Undisclosed
Roll-up of three social impact funds

CDW Corporation
Focal Point Data Risk
Undisclosed
Tampa, FL-based cybersecurity services firm

Apex Group
Greenough Consulting Group
Undisclosed
Burlingame, CA-based provider of back-office services for VC and PE firms

Cressey & Co.
Home Care Pulse
Undisclosed
Rexburg, ID-based home care software company

Clean Harbors
HydroChemPSC
$1.25B
Deer Park, TX-based provider of industrial cleaning and maintenance services

WestView Capital Partners
Kymanox
Undisclosed
Morrisville, NC-based provider of professional services for biotech companies

MidOcean Partners
Louisiana Fish Fry
Undisclosed
Austin, TX-based Peak Rock Capital affiliate

Waterfall Asset Management
Newcleus
Undisclosed
Newton, PA-based provider of employer-owned life insurance and annuity products

GB & Partners Investment Management
Parking Revenue Recovery Services
Undisclosed
Aurora, CO-based provider of parking enforcement and revenue collections service

WM Partners
Raw Sugar
Undisclosed
Aspirational lifestyle brand

Apax Funds
Social Solutions
Undisclosed
Austin, TX-based provider of cloud software for nonprofit and public sector social service organizations

Morgan Health
Vera Whole Health
$50M
Seattle, WA-based primary care company


Gryphon Investors
Wittichen Supply Company
Undisclosed
Birmingham, AL-based wholesale distributor of HVAC/R equipment

Venture Capital Investors

Third Point Ventures, GV, Leslie Ventures, Lux Capital
Ahana
$20M
San Mateo, CA-based data analytics startup

Cathay Innovation, aMoon
DayTwo
$37M
Walnut Creek, CA-based nutrition company

Marlinspike Capital, Prosperity7, Catapult Ventures, DiamondStream Partners, Side X Side Management, Shield Capital Partners, Precursor Ventures, Lockheed Martin’s VC
Elroy Air
$40M
San Francisco, CA-based air cargo drone company

Energize Ventures, Schneider Electric Ventures, Merlin Ventures
Finite State
$30M
Columbus, OH-based supply chain security startup

Permira, Kleiner Perkins, GV, Stripes, Dell Technologies Capital, Salesforce Ventures, Glynn Capital
FullStory
$103M
Atlanta, GA-based analytics company

The Rise Fund, SoftBank Vision Fund 2 Crosslink Capital, NewView Capital, Glynn Capital, U.S. Venture Partners, Wing Venture Capital, Uncork Capital, Slow Capital, Susa Ventures
Human Interest
$200M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of SMB 401(k)s

Temasek, Owl Rock, MSD Partnersi
Capital Network
$440M
New York, NY-based financial technology provider

Accel, Battery Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, Morado Ventures
Lucid Lane
$16M
Los Altos, CA-based provider of telehealth substance-use disorders

G2VP, Golub Capital, Gaingels, Forerunner Ventures, Baseline Ventures, Brett Hurt, Brant Barton, Jared Schrieber, Jon Brelig, Elizabeth Spaulding
MakerSights
$25M
San Francisco, CA-based retail analytics software startup

Bessemer Venture Partners, Pantera Capital, Uncork Capital, Draper Dragon Digital Assets, 9Yards Capital, Next Play Ventures, Coinbase Ventures, Sony Music Entertainment
MakersPlace
$30M
San Francisco, CA-based NFT art marketplace

Sonoma Brands, Global Founders Capital, Monogram Capital, Lakehouse Ventures, Brand Foundry
Mixlab
$20M
New York, NY-based pet pharmacy partner

True Ventures, Addition, Founders Fund
Modern Animal
$75.5M
Los Angeles, CA-based veterinary company

Multiples Alternate Asset Management. Eight Roads Ventures, F-Prime, Matrix Partners
MoEngage
$32.5M
San Francisco, CA-based customer engagement platform

Fulcrum Equity Partners
NavigatorCRE
$17.2M
Seattle, WA-based real estate data analytics startup

Triangle Peak Partners, Honeywell Ventures, Keysight Technologies, Telefónica Ventures, Dubai Electricity, and Water Authority’s Forward Investments, Porsche Ventures
Nozomi Networks
$100M
San Francisco, CA-based cybersecurity startup

Progressive Investment Company, Valar Ventures, Upper90, Contour Venture Partners, Citi Ventures, Third Prime, Parkwood, Gaingels, ALIVE
Octane Lending
$52M
New York, NY-based lending startup for recreational purchases

Mercato Partners, Samsung Next, Nationwide, Commerce Ventures, Ayon Capital, Kraken Ventures, STCAP, s20 Capital, Seven Peaks Ventures, Diverse Angels, University Growth Fund, Nevcaut Ventures
Prime Trust
$64M
San Francisco, CA-based crypto custody firm

QED Investors, FinTech Collective, Ardent Venture Partners
Reserve Trust
$30.5M
Denver, CO-based business payments company

Emergence, Baseline Ventures, Upside Partnership, Afore Capital
Retain.ai
$23M
San Francisco, CA-based customer insights platform

8VC
Sirona Medical
$22.5M
San Francisco, CA-based radiology IT provider

Pace Capital, Material
Suma Brands
$150M
Minneapolis, MN-based e-commerce merchant consolidator

Eileses Capital, Storm Ventures, Inventus Capital, Emergent Ventures
Talview
$15M
San Mateo, CA-based hiring tech startup

Norwest Venture Partners, Innovation Endeavors, Eclipse, Toyota Ventures
Third Wave Automation
$40M
Union City, CA-based industrial automation startup

TTV Capital, QED Investors, B Capital, the George Kaiser Family Foundation, Daher Capital, Mucker Capital, Bonfire Ventures, Moonshots Capital, BAM Ventures
Wildfire Systems
$15M
Solana Beach, CA-based fintech

WestBridge Capital, Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners
Yellow.ai
$78M
San Francisco, CA-based customer service software startup

Elevation Capital, Think Investments, Neeraj Arora, Saama Capital, Amit Singhal, Sierra Ventures, Twin Ventures, Dragon Capital, Liquid 2 Ventures
Zeni
$34M
Palo Alto, CA-based financial services data provider for venture-backed startups

Octave Ventures, Legion Capital, Grateful Investments, Alliance Holdings, Alpha Intelligence Capital
ZeroEyes
$20.9M
Philadelphia, PA-based maker of AI-based weapons detection software

August 12th, 2021|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: July 26-30, 2021

Here is this week’s Deal Report for private equity and venture capital activity for US-based PE and VC firms and portfolio companies, brought to you by Scherzer International.

PE and VC Firms

Blue Owl
$2B
Debut fund

Elephant Partners
$600M
Fourth fund

Moxxie Ventures
$85M
Second fund

Pritzker Private Capital
$2.7B
Third fund

Shore Capital Partners
$686M
Fourth healthcare private equity fund ($366M), first business services fund ($213M), and first real estate fund ($107M)

TPG
$5.4B
Rise Climate Fund

Private Equity Investors

GTCR, Reverence Capital Partners
Allspring Global Investments
Undisclosed
Wells Fargo Asset Management

The Jordan Co.
Dental365
$440M
New Hyde Park, NY-based dental services group

Accel-KKR
Drips
Undisclosed
Akron, OH-based conversational AI platform

Arcline Investment Management
Dwyer Instruments
Undisclosed
Michigan City, IN-based maker of sensors and instrumentation for process automation, HVAC, and building automation

Serent Capital
First Due
Undisclosed
New York, NY-based provider of records and operations software for fire and EMS agencies

Apollo Global Management
FirstDigital Telecom
$200M
Salt Lake City, UT-based carrier

Warburg Pincus and Tilia Holdings
FlexXray
Undisclosed
Arlington, TX-based X-ray inspection services provider focused on food safety

Prelude Growth Partners
Fly by Jing
Undisclosed
Los Angeles, CA-based Asian food brand

Bruin Capital
Full Swing
Undisclosed
San Diego, CA-based golf simulator maker

The Blackstone Group
GTCR
Undisclosed
Chicago, IL-based buyout firm

Great Hill Partners
Labor First
Undisclosed
Mount Laurel, NJ-based provider of group retiree Medicare benefit management solutions

Thoma Bravo
Medallia
$6.4B
San Francisco, CA-based customer survey software company

T. Rowe Price, Goldman Sachs, Baillie Gifford, CPPIB, Fidelity, Capricorn, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Amazon’s Climate Pledge Fund, Valor Equity Partners, Emerson Collective, Franklin Templeton
Redwood Materials
$700M
Reno, NV-based battery recycling startup

Partners Group
Reedy
Undisclosed
Deerfield, IL-based HVAC service provider

Cinven
Restaurant Brands Iberia
Undisclosed
Spanish and Portuguese master franchisor of Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes restaurants

TSG Consumer Partners
Rough Country
Undisclosed
Dyersburg, TN-based provider of truck and Keep accessories

Norwest Venture Partners
Supplier.io
Undisclosed
Chicago, IL-based provider of supplier diversity management SaaS

Wynnchurch Capital
Trimlite
Undisclosed
Renton, WA-based maker of residential doors

O2 Investment Partners
Unwired Broadband
Undisclosed
Fresno, CA-based fixed wireless ISP

Venture Capital Investors

Lone Pine Capital, Steadfast Capital Ventures, Fidelity, Glynn Capital, Twilio, Accel, Salesforce Ventures, DAG, Owl Rock, World Innovation Lab
Algolia
$150M
San Francisco, CA-based search-as-a-service startup

Franklin Templeton, Temasek
Blaize
$71M
El Dorado Hills, CA-based AI edge computing startup

Third Point Ventures, Accel, Decibel, Lightspeed Venture Partners
Blameless
$30M
Palo Alto, CA-based site reliability engineering platform

Emerson Collective, Goodwater Capital, Scott Cook, and WTT Investment
Brain Technologies
$50M
San Mateo, CA-based natural language search engine

Insight Partners, SignalFire, Neo, BoxGroup, ThirdKind, Betaworks
Bubble
$100M
New York, NY-based visual programming platform

SoftBank Vision Fund II, GSV Ventures, Emergence Capital, Reach Capital, Owl Ventures, Insight Partners, Learn Capital
Class
$105M
Washington, DC-based provider of virtual classroom software built on top of Zoom

Greenfield Partners, Red Dot Capital Partners, StageOne Ventures, O.G. Tech, Janvest Capital Partners, Maor ventures, 2B Angels
Coralogix
$55M
San Francisco, CA-based log analytics platform

Index Ventures, Amplify Partners, Radical Ventures, CPPIB, Temasek
Covariant
$80M
Berkeley, CA-based robotic AI startup

Sequoia Capital India, TDM Growth Partners
Culture Amp
$100M
San Francisco, CA-based employee engagement platform

SoftBank Vision Fund 2
Embark Veterinary
$75M
Boston, MA-based genetics startup focused on dog wellness and lifespan expansion

Sequoia Capital, Stripes, Spark Capital, Coatue, DRW VC, SCB 10X
Fireblocks
$310M
New York, NY-based infrastructure provider for digital assets

Novo Holdings, Viking Global, Casdin Capital
Genomatica
118M
San Diego, CA-based developer of sustainable materials

GGV Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, Baseline Ventures, Bedrock, Cowboy Ventures, Khosla Ventures
Homebase
$71M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of employee management software

Temasek, Owl Rock, MSD Partners, Noah Holdings, Golub Capital, WestCap, Ping An Voyager Partners, Blackstone, UBS, Pivot Investment Partners, BNY Mellon, Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs
iCapital Network
$440M
New York, NY-based fintech platform for alternative investing

Morningside Ventures, Advantage Capital, Werth Family Investment Associates
MedRhythms
$25M
Portland, ME-based digital therapy platform for those with neurologic injuries

Vy Capital, GV, Valor Equity Partners, Craft Ventures, Founders Fund
Neuralink
$205M
Elon Musk’s embedded brain chip startup

Energy Impact Partners
Noetic Cyber
$15M
Waltham, MA-based cyber asset management and controls platform

Volition Capital, Silverton Partners
OneDay
$19M
Dallas, TX-based enterprise video storytelling startup

NewView Capital, SoftBank, King River Capital, Industrious Ventures, Transform Capital
Paystand
$50M
Scotts Valley, CA-based B2B decentralized finance platform

B Capital Group, Silver Lake Waterman, Battery Ventures, General Atlantic, Tiger Global, Sapphire Ventures
Pendo
$150M
Raleigh, NC-based customer analytics platform

Mercato Partners, Samsung Next, Nationwide, Commerce Ventures, Ayon Capital, Kraken Ventures, STCAP, s20 Capital, Seven Peaks Ventures, Diverse Angels, University Growth Fund, Nevcaut Ventures
Prime Trust
$64M
Las Vegas, NV-based provider of financial infrastructure for fintech and digital asset firms

BlackRock, Blackbird Ventures, Temasek, Baillie Gifford, M12Psi
Quantum
$450M
Palo Alto, CA-based quantum computer developer

General Catalyst, Rakuten Group, SBI Group
Rakuten Medical
$166M
San Mateo, CA-based developer of drugs for head and neck cancers

Owl Rock, Lead Edge Capital, Headline, Two Sigma Ventures, Amplify Partners, BoldStart, Ridgeline, Heavybit
Replicated
$50M
Culver City, CA-based multi-prem software delivery startup

Invus, Altitude Life Science Ventures, Partners Investment, UPMC Enterprises, T. Rowe Price, Flagship Pioneering
Ring Therapeutics
$117M
Cambridge, MA-based commensal virome platform for gene therapy

ForgePoint Capital
SolCyber
$20M
Dallas, TX-based managed security services provider

Drive Capital, Premji Invest, General Catalyst, Partners Group, Smash Ventures, Kickstart Fund, F-Prime Capital
SonderMind
$150M
Denver, CO-based behavioral health startup

Spark Capital, Alexa Fund, Bar 9 Ventures
Spinn
$20M
Los Angeles, CA-based connected coffee marketplace

Tiger Global
Squire
$60M
New York, NY-based provider of barbershop management software

H.I.G. Growth Partners, Rho Capital Partners, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Foundry Group, Triangle Peak Partners
Suzy
$50M
New York, NY-based market research software platform

Left Lane Capital
Talkiatry
$20M
New York, NY-based in-network psychiatric care startup

Manna Tree
The New Primal
$15M
Charlestown, SC-based maker of “clean ingredient” meat snacks

SoftBank Vision Fund 2, AWS, 83North, Avery Dennison, Grove Ventures, M Ventures, Merck KGaA, Maersk Growth, Norwest Venture Partners, NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Samsung Ventures, Vintage Investment Partners, Verizon Ventures
Wiliot
$200M
San Diego, CA-based developer of ultra-thin processors

Golub Capital, Jackson Square Ventures, MHS Capital, Goldcrest Capital
Zenput
$27M
San Francisco, CA-based operations execution startup

August 6th, 2021|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: July 12-23, 2021

Here is this week’s Deal Report for private equity and venture capital activity for US-based PE and VC firms and portfolio companies, brought to you by Scherzer International.

PE and VC Firms

Andalusian Private Capital
$800M
Debut fund

Anzu Partners
$130M
Third fund

Baird Capital
$340M
Second global growth equity fund

Capstar Ventures
$41M
Debut fund

Female Founders Fund
$57M
Third fund

Five Elms Capital
$780M
Fifth software-focused growth equity fund

Generate Capital
$2B
Latest fund focused on sustainable infrastructure

H.I.G. WhiteHorse
$1.65 B
New direct lending fund

Hamilton Lane
$149M
Second impact investing fund

Hellman & Friedman
$24.4B
10th private equity fund

Index Ventures
$3.1B
New growth fund ($2B), early-stage fund, ($900M) and a new seed-stage fund ($200M)

Pillar VC
$192M
Third flagship fund ($169M) and a select fund ($23M)

Redpoint Ventures
$725M
Fourth growth equity fund

Siguler Guff
$450M+
Second small business credit opportunities fund

Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners
$2.8 B
First renewable energy fund

Private Equity Investors

Quad-C Management
Apps Associates
Undisclosed
Acton, MA-based enterprise applications services provider

Long Ridge Equity Partners
AuthenticID
$100M
Kirkland, WA-based provider of “identity proofing” solutions for large enterprises

Bain Capital
Carson Group
Undisclosed
Omaha, NE-based independent advisory firm

The Carlyle Group
Copia Power
Undisclosed
Washington, DC-based developer of renewable power generation and storage projects

EQT Infrastructure
Covanta
Undisclosed
Morristown, NJ-based owner and operator of waste-to-energy facilities

Turnspire Capital Partners
Daniel Measurement and Control
Undisclosed
Houston, TX-based maker of flow and energy measurement technologies

NMS Capital
DirectMed Parts & Service
Undisclosed
San Diego, CA-based provider of medical imaging parts for MRI and CT machines

Bain Capital, Crosspoint Capital Partners
ExtraHop Networks
$900M
Seattle, WA-based cyber analytics company

Thoma Bravo
Greenphire
Undisclosed
King of Prussia, PA-based provider of financial lifecycle management software for clinical trials

CenterOak Partners
HK Solutions
Undisclosed
Des Moines, IA-based provider of infrastructure maintenance services for municipal and industrial customers

Hg Capital
Insightsoftware
$1B
Raleigh, NC-based provider of financial reporting software

Cohere Capital
iPromote
Undisclosed
Wayland, MA-based omnichannel digital advertising platform for SMEs

Cerberus Capital Management
Lighthouse Autism Center
Undisclosed
Mishawaka, IN-based intensive, center-based provider of ABA therapy for autism

Kinderhook Industries
Live Oak Environmental
Undisclosed
Bossier City, LA-based solid waste collector

Apollo Global Management
New Home Co.
$338M
Irvine, CA-based homebuilder

Platinum Equity
Oregon Tool
Undisclosed
Portland, OR-based maker of professional-grade cutting tools and outdoor equipment accessories

Bain Capital
PartsSource
Undisclosed
Aurora, OH-based medical equipment parts and services company

Cohere Capital
Promevo
Undisclosed
Burlington, KY-based IT services

States Ag Parts
Rubbertrax
Undisclosed
Conyers, GA-based provider of aftermarket tracks and undercarriage parts for mobile industrial equipment

PSG
SchoolStatus
Undisclosed
Hattiesburg, MS-based provider of K-12 communications and student data analytics SaaS

KKR
Teaching Strategies
Undisclosed
Bethesda, MD-based provider of early childhood education curriculum, assessment and family engagement solutions

Arlington Capital Partners
TRP Infrastructure Services
Undisclosed
Fort Worth, TX-based provider of roadway marking and traffic control solutions

Battle Investment Group and Capricorn Holdings
Turbopower
Undisclosed
Opa-Locka, FL-based MRO service provider for gas turbine engines and auxiliary power units

Platinum Equity
Unical Aviation
Undisclosed
City of Industry, CA-based provider of commercial aircraft parts and components

Venture Capital Investors

Core Innovation Capital, New Era Capital Partners, Wilton Re, LionBird Ventures, Harel Insurance
Assured Allies
$18.3M
Wellesley, MA-based longevity assurance platform

SoftBank Vision Fund 2
Clearco
$215M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of non-dilutive, revenue-based financing to startups

Lone Pine Capital, Forerunner Ventures, Index Ventures, IVP, Sequoia Capital, Thrive Capital
Glossier
$80M
New York, NY-based DTC consumer beauty products company

Craft Ventures, Greylock, BenchmarkI
nstawork
$60M
San Francisco, CA-based job marketplace

Xplorer Capital Management, Playground Global
Lacuna Technologies
$16M
Palo Alto, CA-based provider of mobility management solutions for cities

G2 Venture Partners, Capital Midwest Fund, Michigan Capital Advisors
LightGuide
$15M
Wixom, MI-based AR platform for manual assembly and manufacturing processes

Morningside Ventures
Linus Health
$55M
Boston, MA-based provider of early Alzheimer’s screening and monitoring solutions

Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures
Lula
$18M
Miami, FL-based insurance infrastructure startup

Insight Partners, Base10 Partners, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures
Made Renovation
$23M
San Francisco, CA-based home renovation startup

SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Sequoia Capital, Mubadala Capital, Human Capital, World Innovation Lab
Mmhmm
$100M
San Francisco, CA-based presentation creation startup

Sequoia Capital
Otter
$23M
New York, NY-based child care marketplace that matches kids with stay-at-home parents

Benchmark, TQ Ventures, Mantis, Access Industries, SV Angel, Floodgate, Abstract Ventures, Long Journey Ventures
Popshop Live
$20M
Los Angeles, CA-based livestream shopping platform

Felicis Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Sequoia Capital
R2C
$27M
San Francisco, CA-based security-focused code analysis startup

Rotating Boulder Fund
Sirnaomics
$105M
Gaithersburg, MD-based developer of RNAi therapeutics

Kleiner Perkins
Thrive
$80M
New York, NY-based employee wellness company

Mubadala Capital, GV, Felicis Ventures, LSP
Xilis
$70M
Durham, NC-based organoid-generating platform for cancer treatment

July 28th, 2021|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: July 5-9, 2021

Here is this week’s Deal Report for private equity and venture capital activity for US-based PE and VC firms and portfolio companies, brought to you by Scherzer International.

PE and VC Firms

Acrylic
$55M
Debut fund

iFly.vc
$46M
Second fund

MAGIC Fund
$30M
Second fund

Renegade Partners
$100M
Debut fund

Stellation Capital
$40M
Debut fund

Private Equity Investors

Norwest Equity Partners
AbsenceSoft
Undisclosed
Golden, CO-based provider of employee absence and leave management SaaS

Siris Capital
American Stock Transfer & Trust
$630M
Brooklyn, NY-based financial advisory

EQT
Cypress Creek Renewables
Undisclosed
Santa Monica, CA-based provider of utility-scale and distributed solar and storage

Brookfield Business Partners
DexKo Global
$3.4B
Novi, MI-based car parts maker

L2 Capital Partners
Ecotone
Undisclosed
Forest Hills, MD-based provider of logical restoration-focused design, engineering and construction services

Genstar Capital
Foreside
Undisclosed
Portland, ME-based provider of GRC solutions to asset and wealth management firms

Graycliff Partners
Gold Tech Industries
Undisclosed
Tempe, AZ-based provider of metal finishing and plating services for the semiconductor and aerospace industries

Brentwood Associates
L-Nutra
Undisclosed
Los Angeles, CA-based maker of fast mimicking products

Flexpoint Ford, Vestar Capital Partners
Lereta
Undisclosed
Pomona, CA-based provider of real estate tax and flood services for mortgage servicers

Sun Capital Partners
LoanLogics
Undisclosed
Jacksonville, FL-based provider of mortgage automation software

KKR
Neighborly
Undisclosed
Waco, TX-based network of home services providers

Dyal Capital Partners
Phoenix Suns
Undisclosed
Phoenix, AZ-based NBA franchise

Behrman Capital
Shur-Co
Undisclosed
Yankton, SD-based maker of cargo covering and cargo control systems

Platinum Equity
Solenis
$5.25B
Wilmington, DE-based water treatment firm

The Blackstone Group
Sphera
$1.4B
Chicago, IL-based provider of ESG software and consulting services

Thoma Bravo
Stamps.com
$6.6B
El Segundo, CA-based provider of e-commerce shipping solutions

Vestar Capital Partners
Stratus
Undisclosed
Mentor, OH-based asset-light facilities services provider

Venture Capital Investors

Core Innovation Capital, New Era Capital Partners, Wilton Re, LionBird Ventures, Harel Insurance
Assured Allies
$18.3M
Wellesley, MA-based longevity assurance platform

SoftBank Vision Fund 2
Clearco
$215M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of non-dilutive, revenue-based financing to startups

Lone Pine Capital, Forerunner Ventures, Index Ventures, IVP, Sequoia Capital, Thrive Capital
Glossier
$80M
New York, NY-based DTC consumer beauty products company

Craft Ventures, Greylock, BenchmarkI
nstawork
$60M
San Francisco, CA-based job marketplace

Xplorer Capital Management, Playground Global
Lacuna Technologies
$16M
Palo Alto, CA-based provider of mobility management solutions for cities

G2 Venture Partners, Capital Midwest Fund, Michigan Capital Advisors
LightGuide
$15M
Wixom, MI-based AR platform for manual assembly and manufacturing processes

Morningside Ventures
Linus Health
$55M
Boston, MA-based provider of early Alzheimer’s screening and monitoring solutions

Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures
Lula
$18M
Miami, FL-based insurance infrastructure startup

Insight Partners, Base10 Partners, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures
Made Renovation
$23M
San Francisco, CA-based home renovation startup

SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Sequoia Capital, Mubadala Capital, Human Capital, World Innovation Lab
Mmhmm
$100M
San Francisco, CA-based presentation creation startup

Sequoia Capital
Otter
$23M
New York, NY-based child care marketplace that matches kids with stay-at-home parents

Benchmark, TQ Ventures, Mantis, Access Industries, SV Angel, Floodgate, Abstract Ventures, Long Journey Ventures
Popshop Live
$20M
Los Angeles, CA-based livestream shopping platform

Felicis Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Sequoia Capital
R2C
$27M
San Francisco, CA-based security-focused code analysis startup

Rotating Boulder Fund
Sirnaomics
$105M
Gaithersburg, MD-based developer of RNAi therapeutics

Kleiner Perkins
Thrive
$80M
New York, NY-based employee wellness company

Mubadala Capital, GV, Felicis Ventures, LSP
Xilis
$70M
Durham, NC-based organoid-generating platform for cancer treatment

July 16th, 2021|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: June 28-July 2, 2021

Here is this week’s Deal Report for private equity and venture capital activity for US-based PE and VC firms and portfolio companies, brought to you by Scherzer International.

PE and VC Firms

Accel
$3.05B
15th early-stage fund ($650M),7th Europe/Israel fund ($650M) and its sixth growth-stage fund ($1.75B)

BMW i Ventures
$300M
Debut fund

Eight Roads
$400M
Debut fund

General Atlantic
$3B+
First continuation fund

Nexa Equity
Debut fund

Rackhouse Venture Capital
$15M
Debut fund

The Vistria Group
$2.68B
Fourth fund

Private Equity Investors

Blackstone Growth, Iconiq Growth, General Atlantic
Articulate Global
$1.5B
New York, NY-based e-learning software company

TA Associates
AutoQuotes
Undisclosed
Jacksonville, FL-based provider of configure-price-quote and supply chain software to the foodservice equipment market

The Blackstone Group
Certified Collectibles Group
Undisclosed
Sarasota, FL-based collectibles authentication company

Partners Group
Dimensions Renewable Energy
Undisclosed
Atlanta, GA-based distributed energy platform focused on community solar and battery storage

TPG
EIS
$100M+
Atlanta, GA-based core and digital platform for insurer

Warburg Pincus
Exeter Finance
Undisclosed
Irving, TX-based indirect auto finance company

Danone Manifesto Ventures
Harmless Harvest
Undisclosed
San Francisco, CA-based maker of organic coconut-based products

Apollo Global Management
Motive Partners
Undisclosed
New York, NY-based private equity firm

Accel-KKR
Navis
Undisclosed
Oakland, CA-based provider of operational tech for the cargo supply chain

EQT
PRO Unlimited
Undisclosed
San Francisco, CA-based provider of contingent workforce management solutions

Gamut Capital Management, BCI
PS Logistics
Undisclosed
Birmingham, AL-based flatbed transportation company

Thoma Bravo
QAD
Undisclosed
Santa Barbara, CA-based provider of manufacturing and supply chain solutions in the cloud

TA Associates
Revalize
Undisclosed
Jacksonville, FL-based new cloud software platform for manufacturers

Audax Private Equity
S.J. Electro Systems
Undisclosed
Detroit Lakes, MN-based maker of control solutions for the water and wastewater industry

The Blackstone Group, GTCR
Simpli.fi
Undisclosed
Fort Worth, TX-based provider of programmatic ad and agency management software

Abry Partners|
Socius Insurance Services
Undisclosed
San Francisco, CA-based management liability and property/casualty insurance wholesaler

OpenGate Capital
Treality
Undisclosed
Xenia, OH-based provider of aerospace and defense visualization solutions

Oak Hill Capital
Trinity Consultants
Undisclosed
Dallas, TX-based provider of EHS, engineering, and sciences consulting services

Clayton Dubilier & Rice
Vera Whole Health
Undisclosed
Seattle, WA-based primary healthcare provider

Montagu Private Equity
Waystone
Undisclosed
New York, NY-based provider of governance, risk, and compliance services to asset managers

LLR Partners
WizeHive
Undisclosed
Conshohocken, PA-based SaaS platform for grant and scholarship lifecycle management

Angeles Equity Partners
Xanitos
Undisclosed
Newtown Square, PA-based provider of environmental services to hospitals and other acute care facilities

Brighton Park Capital
XSOLIS
$75M
Nashville, TN-based healthcare operations platform

Venture Capital Investors

Goldman Sachs
4G Clinical
$230M
Wellesley, MA-based provider of clinical trials software

Emerald Development Managers, Siemens Healthineers, Prism Ventures, Lago Consulting Group
Babson Diagnostics
$31M
Austin, TX-based maker of a quick-draw blood device for use at pharmacy counters

Activant Capital, Tony Fadell, Alpha Leonis Partners, Dowling Capital Partners, B. Riley VC, Tarsadia Investments
Bolttech
$180M
New York, NY-based insurance matching platform

Goldman Sachs, Capital One Ventures, Builders VC, Fika Ventures, Navitas Capital, Camber Creek, Nine Four Ventures, Greenspring Associates, Alpaca VC
Bowery Valuation
$35M
New York, NY-based commercial real estate appraisal startup

Menlo Ventures, Splunk CTO Tim Tully, MaC VC, Amity Ventures
Edge Delta
$15M
Seattle, WA-based distributed monitoring stack

Janus Henderson, Logos Capital, Meritech Capital Partners, Morgan Stanley Counterpoint Global, T. Rowe Price, Fidelity, Foresite Capital, JS Capital Management, RA Capital Advisors, Venrock
Element Biosciences
$276M
San Diego, CA-based DNA sequencing startup

Goldman Sachs, Bullpen Capital, Craft Ventures, Valuestream Ventures
Entera
$32M
New York, NY-based platform for single-family property investors

NEA, Connect Ventures
FightCamp
$90M
Costa Mesa, CA-based connected boxing and kickboxing platform

Norwest Venture Partners, NFX, Concrete Rose
Forum Brands
$27M
Farmingdale, NY-based provider of a data-driven Amazon business acquisition platform

Sutter Hill Ventures, Coatue, Founders Fund
Ghost Locomotion
$100M
Mountain View, CA-based developer of autonomous driving systems

SoftBank, General Atlantic, Moore Strategic Ventures, Kaszek Ventures, Valor Capital Group
Gympass
$220M
New York, NY-based corporate well-being platform

Jackson Square Ventures
Harness Wealth
$15M
New York, NY-based wealth management platform

Durable Capital Partners, Flare Capital Partners, Foresite Capital, Greycroft
HealthVerity
$100M
Philadelphia, PA-based medical data marketplace

Union Square Ventures, GGV Capital, Signal
FireKarat Financial
$26M
San Francisco, CA-based banking system for digital creators

Portage Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, GGV Capital, Coatue, Core Innovation Capital
Kikoff
$42M
San Francisco, CA-based personal finance platform for building credit

Tiger Global, Alkeon Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sapphire Ventures, Bain Capital, ICONIQ Growth, Kleiner Perkins
Moveworks
$200M
Mountain View, CA-based provider of automated employee IT support services

Vista Equity Partners, Base10 Partners, Tiger Global
Olive
$400M
Columbus, OH-based developer of health care services bots

Accel, Canapi Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, Inspired Capital, Homebrew, Acrew, Primary, Clocktower, BoxGroup
Orum
$56M
New York, NY-based provider of frictionless financial infrastructure

Tiger Global, GV, Sequoia Capital
Physna
$56M
Columbus, OH-based geometric search startup

Founders Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, TQ Ventures, Abstract Ventures
Pietra
$15M
New York, NY-based platform for helping creators form product lines

Koch Disruptive Technologies, Fidelity, Baillie Gifford
Shine Medical Technologies
$150M
Janesville, WI-based nuclear fusion startup

Bain Capital Ventures, SoftBank, Menlo Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Hyde Park Angels, SVB
ShipBob
$200M
Chicago, IL-based e-commerce logistics company

Insight Partners, Initialized Capital, Accel, VMG Partners
Shogun
$67.5M
Palo Alto, CA-based e-commerce experience platform

Tiger Global, Iconiq Capital, D1 Capital Partner
Side
$50M
San Francisco, CA-based real estate brokerage platform

FunPlus Ventures, Transcend, Anthos Capital, Mitch Lasky, Andreessen Horowitz, LVP
Singularity 6
$30M
Los Angeles, CA-based online game developer

Chrysalis Investments
Smart
$228M
Nashville, TN-based retirement tech company

General Catalyst, Bond, Highmark Ventures, BPEA, Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund, Transformation Capital, Green Innovations
Sword Health
$85M
New York, NY-based maker of physical therapy hardware

Left Lane Capital, SignalFire, Greycroft, Act One Ventures, Amplify LA
Tapcart
$50M
Santa Monica, CA-based SaaS platform that enables e-commerce merchants to launch and manage mobile apps

Lux Capital, General Catalyst
Tendo Systems
$50M
Philadelphia, PA-based digital engagement platform for healthcare

Ribbit Capital, DST Global, NFX, Zigg Capital
Tomo
$70M
Seattle, WA-based mortgage process platform

CPPIB, Monashee Capital, JLL Spark, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Millennium Management, Suvretta Capital Management
Turntide Technologies
$225M
Sunnyvale, CA-based developer of electric motor systems

Rethink Impact, Hearst, Polaris Partners, Eldridge
Wellthy
$35M
New York, NY-based digital care concierge

July 14th, 2021|Scherzer Deal Report|