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Scherzer Deal Report

The Scherzer Deal Report: June 6-10, 2022

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 and Lucas and Associates, LLC.

PE and VC Firms

$2B
Second Asia-Pacific special situations fund
 
$367m
New funds
 
$260M
Third fund
 
$600M
Third fund

Private Equity Deals

KKR
Undisclosed
Greensboro, NC-based provider of supply chain risk management software
 
Frazier Healthcare
Undisclosed
Watertown, MA-based provider of real-time data to the healthcare and life sciences markets
 
ZT Corporate
Undisclosed
Mesquite, TX-based youth baseball organization
 
Bain Capital
$250M
Sterling, VA-based maker of packaged sous vide foods.
 
SkyKnight Capital
Undisclosed
Cincinnati, OH-based provider of dermatology practice management services
 
Sterling Group
$650M
St. Paul, MN-based maker of ergonomic desks
 
Atlas Holdings
Undisclosed
Livingston, CA-based provider of poultry products
 
Harvest Partners
Undisclosed
Morristown, NJ-based chain of massage and facials spas
 
Arctos Sports Partners
Undisclosed
Newark, NJ-based parent company of the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils
 
Corsair
Undisclosed
Houston, TX-based cloud POS system for restaurants
 
Lakestar Finance
Undisclosed
Cayce, SC-based new media company, led by Latina activists Jess Morales Rocketto and Stephanie Valencia
 
Bain Capital
Undisclosed
Santa Clara, CA-based provider of hospital operations and capacity management software
 
Rainier Partners
Undisclosed
Oakland, CA-based omnichannel pet retailer with over 60 physical locations
 
Northlane Capital Partners
Undisclosed
Reading, PA-based healthcare consultancy
 
Greater Sum Ventures, Lightyear Capital, PSG, HarbourVest Partners, Parkwood
Undisclosed
Knoxville, TN-based provider of auto repair industry software
 
Bain Capital
Undisclosed
Los Angeles, CA-based business process outsourcer

 

Venture Capital Deals

OMERS Growth Equity, Fidelity
$123M
Bethesda, MD-based network of accountable care organizations
 
Catalio Capital Management, Lux Capital, Khosla Ventures, Obvious Ventures, Air Street Capital, Menlo Ventures
Boston, MA-based small molecule drug discovery startup
 
Thoma Bravo, Scale Venture Partners, Salesforce Ventures, ClearSky, Costanoa Ventures
$70M
San Francisco, CA-based SaaS security startup
 
InterAlpen Partners, Questa Capital, Frist Cressey Ventures, City Light Capital
$50M
Boston, MA-based provider of virtual treatments for opioid addiction
 
Weatherford Capital, Acrew, AmFam Ventures, Anthemis, Gaingels, Greycroft, HSCM Ventures, Narya, SignalFire, Tower IV
$147M
Columbus, OH-based home and auto insurance startup
 
Animoca Brands, HBAR Foundation, Polygon
$26M
Los Angeles, CA-based web3 social marketplace
 
Benchmark, Bessemer Venture Partners, Katrina Lake, Nathan Blecharczyk, Michael Siebel, Ryan Petersen, Ben Silbermann
$60M
San Francisco, CA-based video chat app for learning English
 
Goldman Sachs
$20M
Boston, MA-based care enablement platform for home care and home health organizations
 
Oak HC/FT, Optum Ventures, CVS Ventures, Anthem, HLM Ventures Partners
$140M
Nashville, TN-based value-based care provider
 
Blossom Capital
$23.5M
New York, NY-based data catalog startup
 
Northpond Ventures, Amgen Ventures, Hatteras Venture Partners, UCB Ventures, NEA, 4BIO Capital, CureDuchenne Ventures, JDRF T1D Fund, UPMC Enterprises, Takeda Ventures
$75M
Hatfield, PA-based biotech focused on non-viral delivery of genetic medicines.
 
Guggenheim Investments, Beringea, Brandtech, Conviction
$25M
New York, NY-based creative data platform for brands
 
Inspire, Zetta Venture Partners, Venture Investors, Supermoon Capital, Colle Capital, HealthX Ventures, M25 Ventures
$20M
Madison, WI-based startup focused on disease detection during sleep.
 
Andreessen Horowitz, Coinbase Ventures, Robot Ventures, Dragonfly Capital, Ethereal Ventures, Variant, Inflection
$25M
Eau Claire, WI-based decentralized crypto custodian
 
Lachy Groom, Felicis Ventures, Homebrew, Neo
$30M
Brooklyn, NY-based compliance training startup
 
Menlo Ventures, General Catalyst, Bedrock, Sempervirens, YC
$15M
San Francisco, CA-based maker of APIs for HR systems
 
8VC
$25M
New York, NY-based financial planning startup
 
Wellington, Citi Impact Fund, Bon Secours Mercy Health, Oprah Winfrey, Bessemer Venture Partners, D1, Felicis, FPV, General Catalyst, Iconiq Capital, Redpoint, Silicon Valley Bank
$175M
Denver, CO-based online education and upskilling platform
 
NightDragon, Snowflake Ventures, Dell Technologies Capital, DFJ Growth, IAG, Intel Capital, March Capital, StepStone, Ten Eleven Ventures, Wipro Ventures
$100M
Boston, MA-based data governance startup
 
Toyota Ventures, Tenaska, Bangchak Corp.
$30M
Beltsville, MD-based maker of solid-state lithium metal batteries
 
Tiger Global Management, Salesforce Ventures
$30M
Wilmington, DE-based cloud data security startup
 
EJF Capital, Thomson Reuters Ventures, Fenbushi US, TTV Capital
$20M
Atlanta, GA-based crypto tax and accounting startup
 
Insight Partners, Zeev Ventures, Stepstone Group, Sheva, Rainfall
$42M
Austin, TX-based SDK-as-a-service platform for engineering teams
 
Coatue, Greylock, Bain, Lightspeed Capital, SV Angels, Blank Ventures
$35M
San Francisco, CA-based developer of text expander software
 
Insight Partners, Canapi Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Accel, Gaingels
$57M
San Francisco, CA-based business verification and underwriting automation startup
 
RA Capital, Andera Partners, RTW Investments, Rock Springs Capital, SR One, Sectoral Asset Management, Ysios Capital, HealthCor Management, Boulder Ventures, Catalys Pacific, Samsara BioCapital, HBM Healthcare Investments, Adams Street Partners
$118M
Radnor, PA-based developer of hypertension treatments
 
Piper Sandler, Vensana Capital, Safeguard Scientifics, UPMC Enterprises, 3M Ventures
$30M
Madison, WI-based health data exchange
 
StepStone Group, Lightspeed Venture Partners, General Catalys
$220M
New York, NY-based tech apprenticeship platform
 
Thrive Capital, Avid Ventures, Quiet Capital, Sound Ventures, GV, K5 Ventures, Homebrew
$40M
New York, NY-based employee benefits brokerage
 
Insight Partners, USVP
$100M
New York, NY-based visualization and e-commerce merchandising startup
 
ClearSky, Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners, TELUS Ventures, Carrier, SunPower
$55M
Oakland, CA-based residential energy flexibility startup
 
Kayne Partners, Savant Growth
$23M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of last-mile delivery management software
 
Revolution, John Doerr, PSP Partners, Emerson Collective
$20M
Chicago, IL-based enterprise asset management startup focused on carbon emissions reduction
 
Andreessen Horowitz
$22M
San Francisco, CA-based plant-based cultivated meat startup
 
Doug Philippone, Riot Ventures, Disruptive, Homebrew
$90M
San Diego, CA-based developer of AI pilots for aircraft
 
Galaxy Digital, Point72 Ventures, Jump Crypto, Fenwick, West, Morpheus Ventures, Dragonfly Capital
$20M
San Francisco, CA-based DeFi asset management provider
 
Craft Ventures, Sequoia Capital
$100M
San Francisco, CA-based enterprise data security compliance startup

The Scherzer Deal Report: May 30-June 3, 2022

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 and Lucas and Associates, LLC.

PE and VC Firms

$500M
New fund
 
$231M
Third flagship seed fund ($168M) and second opportunity fund ($63M)
 
$52M
Debut fund

Private Equity Deals

Peak Rock Capital
Undisclosed
Delray Beach, FL-based provider of maintenance services for medical imaging equipment
 
Ridgemont Equity Partners
Undisclosed
New York, NY-based mechanical services platform
 
Aquiline Capital Partners
Undisclosed
Newport Beach, CA-based provider of cloud software for dental practices
 
Guardian Capital Partners
Undisclosed
Green Bay, WI-based provider of precision roll solutions and related process componentry.
 
Luminate Capital Partners
Undisclosed
Salt Lake City, UT-based based provider of request list and workflow management software for professional services firms.
 
H.I.G. Capital
Undisclosed
Salt Lake City, UT-based provider of outsourced industrial maintenance services
 
EW Healthcare Partners
$87M
Boca Raton, FL-based maker of drugs for women
 
One Rock Capital Partners
Undisclosed
Mansfield, OH-based maker of thermostats and related products
 
Warburg Pincus
$320M
Los Angeles, CA-based renewable natural gas platform

 

Venture Capital Deals

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Guggenheim Investments, Oak Hill Advisors
$725M
Grand Rapids, MI-based insurance brokerage
 
Kayne Partners
$30M
Atlanta, GA-based parental control tech startup
 
Sequoia Capital, Amplify, Mantis VC, LiveOak Venture Partners, Banana Capital, K5/JPMC
$50M
Kirkland, WA-based security startup focused on software supply chains.
 
Fintech Collective, Village Global, Clocktower Technology Ventures, Commerce Ventures
$106M
New York, NY-based construction procurement SaaS with embedded financing
 
Eurazeo, ISAI Cap Venture, Insight Partners, Georgian, TCV, General Atlantic, Bessemer Venture Partners, Kibo Ventures
$100M
Cambridge, MA-based logging and security analytics startup
 
Fall Line Capital, Middleland Capital, GV, Taylor Farms, Calibrate Ventures, Playground Global, Wilbur Ellis
$45M
San Francisco, CA-based farm automation startup
 
Footwork
$15M
Walnut, CA-based collaborative mapping tool
 
EquipmentShare, Signia Venture Partners, Suffolk Construction, Expa, Lightbank, 8VC, JumpStart Ventures
$19.5M
Cleveland, OH-based B2B steel marketplace and supply chain platform
 
Summit Partners
$44M
Columbus, OH-based property management fintech
 
Banneker Partners, Frist Cressey Ventures
$45M
San Francisco, CA-based direct primary care company
 
Glilot Capital Partners, S Capital, Vintage Investment Partners, J-Ventures
$27M
Palo Alto, CA-based payroll and comp app for hourly workers
 
SoftBank, GGV Capital, INCE Capital, 10T Fund, SNZ Holding, A&T Capital
$66M
Palo Alto, CA-based web3 infrastructure startup
 
Tribe Capital, Intel Capital, Alpha Square Group, Sapphire Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, Cisco Investments, Splunk Ventures
$80M
Morrisville, NC-based cyber asset attack surface management platform
 
Coatue, Lux Capital, Hummingbird Ventures, Caffeinated Capital, Haystack, Fifty Years
$28M
San Francisco, CA-based bioinformatics startup
 
Goldman Sachs, B Capital, Steadview Capital, Multiples Alternate Asset Management, Eight Roads Ventures, Matrix Partners India
$77M
San Francisco, CA-based customer engagement and insights platform
 
Obvious Ventures, True Ventures, KittyHawk Ventures
$60M
San Diego, CA-based developer of fungi-based therapeutics for psychiatric and neurological disorders
 
Luther King Capital Headwater Investments
$42M
Austin, TX-based provider of financing solutions to e-commerce sellers
 
Battery Ventures, Ten Eleven Ventures, Northgate Capital, Wing VC, Unusual Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Mayo Clinic
$40M
Santa Clara, CA-based connected device cybersecurity startup
 
Benchmark
$15M
Los Angeles, CA-based Instagram alternative
 
Redpoint Ventures
$20M
San Francisco, CA-based software deployment platform
 
General Atlantic, Andreessen Horowitz, D1 Capital, Khosla Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Marius Nacht, aMoon, Playground Global, Founders Fund
$600M
Newark, CA-based gene sequencing startup
 
OrbiMed, Maruho, Access Biotechnology, Omega Funds, Decheng Capital
$200M
Waltham, MA-based inflammatory disease biotech focused on severe asthma.
 
NewView Capital, Neotribe Ventures, Canvas Ventures, Sorenson Capital, Aspenwood Ventures, BMW iVentures
$30M
San Francisco, CA-based code-sharing platform via blockchain
 
Ordway Selections, Cavallo Ventures, iSelect, Northpond Ventures, Novo Holdings, Sygnenta Group Ventures, CGC Ventures
$82M
Durham, NC-based developer of peptide-based crop protection products
 
Spectrum Equity
$45M
Austin, TX-based VR training and assessment platform for athletes
 
Greenoaks, Lachy Groom, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Abstract Ventures
$80M
San Francisco, CA-based startup that helps app developers add enterprise features

The Scherzer Deal Report: May 23-27, 2022

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 and Lucas and Associates, LLC.

PE and VC Firms

$90M
Debut fund
 
$25B
10th flagship private equity fund
 
$3.1B
Second credit solutions fund
 
$80M
Second fund
 
$917M
Fifth fund
 
$1.1B
First Asia credit fund
 
$225M
Eighth fund
 
$2.9B
18th flagship fund
 
$834M
Second senior debt fund
 
$1.78B
Tenth fund
 
$300M
Second fund
 
$1.55B
Seventh flagship fund ($950M) and second fund focused on smaller companies ($600M)
 
$350M
Third fund
 
$608M
Seventh software growth equity fund
 
$50M
Second fund 

Private Equity Deals

LLR Partners
Undisclosed
Springfield, NJ-based commercial door and loading dock services provider
 
TA Associates, Mudabala
Undisclosed
Bermuda-based provider of fund administration and financial services to the asset management and corporate sectors
 
Centre Partners
Undisclosed
Nashville, TN-based seafood quick-serve restaurant chain
 
Clayton Dubilier & Rice and TPG
Undisclosed
Portland, ME-based provider of animal health tech and services to vets
 
Brentwood Associates
Undisclosed
Charlotte, NC-based franchisor of turnkey sushi solutions
 
Enhanced Healthcare Partners
Undisclosed
Covina, CA-based provider of behavioral therapy services focused on autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities
 
Kelso & Co.
Undisclosed
Dallas, TX-based provider of pressure-sensitive labels and other packaging solutions
 
Source Capital
Undisclosed
Stratford, CT-based maker of smart cooking computers and software for the foodservice industry
 
BDT & Co.
Undisclosed
Beverly Hills, CA-based advisory firm focused on businesses founded by people of color

 

Venture Capital Deals

NEA, Emergence Capital, Basis Set Ventures
$51M
San Francisco, CA-based customer support management startup
 
Rose Park Advisors, Chaac Ventures, Equinor Ventures, Mitsubishi, Thayer Ventures, Cercano Management, Conversion Capital, Enterprise Holding Ventures, Invus Opportunities, Madrona Venture Group, Maveron Ventures, Perot Jain, Version One Ventures
$125M
San Mateo, CA-based on-demand provider of fuel to vehicle fleets
 
Goldman Sachs, Innovius Capital, Harmonic, Accomplice, CMFG Ventures, Curql Collective, Firebolt Ventures, Gaingels, Moderne Ventures, Motley Fool Ventures
$115M
Washington, DC-based auto financing platform
 
King River Capital, ABB E-Mobility, Construct Capital, Root Ventures, Highline Beta, Third Sphere, Maple VC
$15M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of a hardware-agnostic software platform to operate and optimize electric vehicle charging equipment
 
Prysm Capital, NextGen Venture Partners, Walleye Capital, Belvedere, NEAR Foundation, McLaren Strategic Ventures, Validus Growth Investors
$165M
New York, NY-based fintech focused on capital markets infrastructure
 
Greycroft, Madrona Venture Group, and Album VC
$52M
Salt Lake City, UT -based corporate sales analysis software maker
 
Battery Ventures, M12
$16.5M
New York and Tel Aviv-based computational research platform
 
Spark Capital, Polychain, Jump, Wintermute, Mirana Ventures
$20M
New York, NY-based community management platform for DAOs
 
Tiger Global, IVP, CRV, Redpoint Ventures, Sequoia, Greylock
$150M
San Francisco, CA-based open observability platform
 
SoftBank
$150M
San Mateo, CA-based live streaming commerce startup
 
Nimble Ventures, Maven Ventures, Accel, GV, Jeff Mallett, Palapa Ventures, Bolt Ventures, Tenere Capital, Blitzscaling Ventures, Next Play Capital, Alumni Ventures, University Growth Fund
$30M
San Francisco, CA-based event ticketing app
 
Tusk Venture Partners, 8VC, Wicklow Capital, Valor Equity Partners
$25M
Washington, DC-based constituent service platform for public officials
 
Bain Capital Crypto
$36M
Los Angeles, CA-based augmented reality gaming platform
 
Piva Capital, B37 Ventures, Global Brain Corporation, Khosla Ventures, Evolv Ventures, SOSV’s IndieBio, Alumni Ventures
$25M
Davis, CA-based sweet proteins startup
 
Lightrock, Khosla Ventures, Bill Gates, Fine Structure Ventures, Princeville Capital, Lineage Ventures
$100M
Menlo Park, CA-based maker of linear generators
 
Sequoia Capital, Lachy Groom
$38M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of internet infrastructure for businesses
 
IVP
$135M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of data observability software
 
Insight Partners, Kleiner Perkins
$150M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of fleet-tracking software
 
Paladin Capital Group, Columbia Capital, Skylab Capital
$15M
Alexandria, VA-based managed intelligence startup
 
Tiger Global, Obvious Ventures, Jaws Ventures, Vine Ventures
$20M
New York, NY-based special education assessment and tutoring startup
 
Medical Excellence Capital, Alexandria Venture Investments
$15M
San Diego, CA-based developer of tools for multi-omics research
 
Colopl Next, Signite Partners
$35M
Los Angeles, CA-based provider of feminine care products
 
Gavanize Climate Solutions, Time Ventures, Rethink Impact
$38M
Durham, NH-based crop management startup
 
KKR, Ten Eleven Ventures, Paladin Capital Group, Atrium Health Strategic Fund, Tech Pioneers Fund, Insight Partners
$200M+
Hoboken, NJ-based enterprise identity protection company
 
Acrew, Greycroft, Notion Capital, Syngenta, Continental Grain Co.
$60M
Chicago, IL-based agricultural commodity financing startup
 
OrbiMed, Third Rock
$75M
South San Francisco, CA-based covalent drug discovery and development startup
 
Dorilton Ventures, Kaiser Permanente, Atlassian Ventures, General Catalyst, Foundry Group
$27M
Boston, MA-based open-source software marketplace
 
137 Ventures, Initialized Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Obvious Ventures
$40M
San Francisco, CA-based people development platform
 
ParaFi Capital, Bloccelerate VC, King River Capital, G1 Ventures, Main Street Investment, Three Point Capital, Shorooq Partners, VaynerFund, Blizzard the Avalanche Fund, AngelList Quant Fund
$15M
Bellevue, WA-based crypto tax startup
 
YC Continuity, Tiger Global, CRV
$43M
San Francisco, CA-based intake-to-procure solution

The Scherzer Deal Report: May 16-20, 2022

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 and Lucas and Associates, LLC.

PE and VC Firms

$600M
First gaming-focused VC fund
 
$200M
Second fund
 
$14.1B
Seventh fund
 
$50M
Debut fund
 
$100M
New crypto finance VC fund
 
$1.7B
Fourth sustainability-focused fund
 
$100M
Third fund
 
$675M
Fourth VC fund
 
$158M
Debut fund
 
$140M
Third fund

Private Equity Deals

Clearlake Capital Group
Undisclosed
Daphne, an AL-based provider of automotive replacement parts
 
Ara Partners
Undisclosed
Washington, DC-based lithium-ion battery recycler
 
Nucor Corp.
$3B
Arthur, IL-based garage door maker
 
Brookfield
Undisclosed
Carlsbad, CA-based provider, and integrator of smart metering utility solutions
 
Morgan Stanley Capital Partners
Undisclosed
Little Rock, AR-based provider of residential lawn care services
 
Gemspring Capital
Undisclosed
New York, NY-based provider of enterprise data management and master data management solutions to financial services companies
 
Frontline Healthcare Partners
Undisclosed
Mt. Juliet, TN-based ABA therapy provider
 
Carlyle
Undisclosed
Herndon, VA-based government contractor
 
GTCR
Undisclosed
Nashville, TN-based lab services firm
 
Vertica Capital Partners
$200M+
Flemington, NJ-based provider of access governance solutions for business apps
 
JB Capital
Undisclosed
Los Angeles, CA-based VR entertainment company
 
Blackstone
$300M
Miami, FL-based digital media platform
 
EQT
Undisclosed
Chicago, IL-based apartment building owner
 
Pharos Capital Group
Undisclosed
Nashville, TN-based provider of dialysis and renal telemedicine services in underserved U.S. communities
 
S4 Capital
Undisclosed
Los Angeles, CA-based tech consultancy  Undisclosed 

 

Venture Capital Deals

Lead Edge Capital, Decibel Partners
$20M
Sunnyvale, CA-based provider of app delivery software for Kubernetes
 
Forerunner Ventures, Bezos Expeditions, Good Friends, Spencer Rascoff, Core Innovation Capital, Neo, PSL Ventures
$25M
Seattle, WA-based single family rentals investment platform
 
Andreessen Horowitz, NFX, Coinbase Ventures, Play Ventures, Franklin Templeton
$15M
Sacramento, CA-based developer of collectible and combat role-play games
 
Fifth Wall, Battery Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, GGV Capital
$80M
San Mateo, CA-based rental property management startup
 
Five Elms Capital, Grayhawk Capital, Next Frontier Capital, Peninsula Ventures, Kickstart Fund, Silverton Partners
$16M
Lehi, UT-based marketing data platform
 
SoftBank, Impact VC, Octave Ventures
$68M
Campbell, CA-based quantum encryption startup
 
Tola Capital, G20 Ventures, KFund, Accomplice
$20M
New York, NY-based job candidate recruitment startup
 
Mithril Capital, BlackRock
$110M
Atlanta, GA-based warehouse robotics developer
 
Redpoint Ventures, Unusual Ventures, Bow Capital, Swift Ventures
$25M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of data labeling software
 
Human Capital, Allianz, 7wireVentures, Pitango HealthTech
$20M
Northbrook, IL-based homecare management startup for seniors
 
CIBC Innovation Banking
$35M
Salt Lake City, UT-based partner relationship management platform
 
Thoma Bravo, OMERS, Bessemer Venture Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures
$100M
Burlingame, CA-based real-time analytics database
 
Kineticos Ventures
$37M
Morrisville, NC-based developer on cell therapies for cancer
 
Riverstone Holdings, Alliance Resource Partners, Applied Ventures, Cottonwood Technology Fund, Chevron Technology Ventures, Aventurine Partners, Energy Innovation Capital, Ajax Strategies
$80M
Run Rock, TX-based developer of air-core motors
 
Patient Square Capital, Bluebird Ventures, CAM Capital, Dexcel Pharma, Foresite Capital, JDRF T1D Fund, Lightswitch Capital, Narya Capital, QVT, Transhuman Capital
$270M
Redwood City, CA-based gene therapy startup
 
Artis Ventures, Tencent Holdings, Viking Global Investors, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
$35M
Morrisville, NC-based developer of bacteriophage treatments
 
Headline, Top Tier Capital Partners, Baseline Ventures, Bright Cap Ventures
$20M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of SaaS for connecting creative teams
 
G2 Venture Partners, Triangle Peak Partners
$20M
Westerville, OH-based network maintenance platform
 
Norwest Venture Partners, Workday, Gusto
$45M
San Francisco, CA-based health benefits startup
 
True Ventures, CRV, Felicis Ventures, World Innovation Lab
$20M
San Francisco, CA-based app integration startup
 
Origami Capital Partners, Oquirrh Ventures
$27M
Milpitas, CA-based data protection startup
 
Dragoneer, G Squared, Andreessen Horowitz, DST Global, Franklin Templeton, Mubadala
$300M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of point-of-sale payment solutions
 
Insight Partners, Accel, Better Tomorrow Ventures, Flourish Ventures
$100M
Redwood City, CA-based banking-as-a-service startup
 
Citi, Social Capital, 2150, A/O PropTech, Assured Guaranty, Dcode Capital, Valo Ventures, Radicle Impact
$25M
Berkeley, CA-based urban planning software platform
 
Salesforce Ventures, Tiger Global, Menlo Ventures, Accel, Unusual Ventures
$75M
Oakland, CA-based provider of buyer experience software

The Scherzer Deal Report: May 9-13, 2022

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 and Lucas and Associates, LLC.

PE and VC Firms

$52M
Second fund
 
$210M
Second fund
 
$800M
Impact Opportunities fund
 
$53M
Fourth fund
 
$578M
Fifth midmarket co-investment fund
 
$725M
Ecosystem fund
 
$1.875B
Fourth flagship debt fund
 
$100M
Second fund
 
$500M
Second fund
 
$204M
Inaugural buyout fund
 
$400M
Fifth fund

Private Equity Deals

Cornell Capital
Undisclosed
Norfolk, VA-based maker of ophthalmic instruments
 
Angeles Equity Partners
Undisclosed
Gardena, CA-based operator of occupational health care clinics
 
General Atlantic
Undisclosed
Dallas, TX-based maker of plant-based soaps and personal care products
 
HCAP Partners
Undisclosed
San Diego, CA-based nurse staffing technology company
 
Peak Rock Capital
Undisclosed
Los Angeles, CA-based supply chain SaaS
 
Carlyle
Undisclosed
Conshohocken, PA-based insurance brokerage
 
Arsenal Capital Partners, McKesson
Undisclosed
Atlanta, GA-based digital health company focused on oncology
 
TPG Rise Climate and SK E&S
Undisclosed
Ames, IA-based developer of a massive carbon capture and storage project
 
DigitalBridge Group
$11B
Las Vegas, NV-based data center operator
 
SK Capital Partners
Undisclosed
Independence, OH-based maker of specialty polymer additives and specialty chemicals
 
Brookfield Asset Management
Undisclosed
Chicago, IL-based REIT 

 

Venture Capital Deals

Koch Strategic Platforms, Energy Impact Partners, Albemarle, HG Ventures
$102M
North Andover, MA-based developer of engineered materials for lithium-ion batteries and additive manufacturing
 
Amazon, Ecosystem Integrity Fund, Future Shape, I Squared Capital
$31M
Mill Valley, CA-based developer of photonics energy harvesting tech
 
Insight Partners, Greylock, Menlo Ventures
$210M
San Francisco, CA-based email security company
 
JPMorgan, Triangle Peak Partners, Camber Creek, Tiger Global Management, Wellington Management, Drawdown Fund
$200M
Washington, DC-based startup that energy brokerage company
 
Temasekl, Lewis & Clark AgriFood, S2G Ventures, CGC Ventures, Germin8, AgFunder
$68M
San Francisco, CA-based plant nutrient tech startup
 
Acrew Capital, Positive Sum Ventures, Avon Ventures, Stillmark, Tioga Capital, Castle Island Ventures, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Naval Ravikant, Scott Belsky
$21M
Charleston, SC-based bitcoin storage startup
 
GIC
$170M
New York-based blockchain analysis company
 
Two Bear Capital
$26M
Reno, NV-based federated software startup
 
Scale Venture Partners, Baseline Ventures, Canaan Partners, Root Ventures, NextGen Venture Partners, Cantos
$45M
Mountain View, CA-based developer of construction robots
 
TCV, Breyer Capital, General Atlantic, M12, Amity Ventures, Vertex Ventures
$100M
San Mateo, CA-based no-code contract intelligence startup
 
Lux Capital, Sequoia Capital, Coatue, Addition, Betaworks, AIX Ventures, Thirty Five Ventures
$100M
New York, NY-based repository for machine learning models
 
SVB Financial Group
$23M
Denver, CO-based embedded payments startup
 
Bain Capital, FirstMark Capital, Section 32, TQ Ventures
$25M
Boston, MA-based celebrity-backed sperm testing and storage startup
 
Brookfield Growth, Fifth Wall, SoftBank, RXR
$175M
New York, NY-based architectural design marketplace
 
F-Prime Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, SemperVirens, ANIMO Ventures, GTM Fund, Gaingels, JPMorgan
$25M
New York, NY-based DEI hiring and retention platform
 
Mohari Hospitality, Revolution Ventures, Allegion Ventures, Ingleside Investors
$35M
New York, NY-based residential hospitality startup
 
Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Section 32, Pavilion Capital, Invus, LifeSci Venture Partners, Third Rock Ventures, Nextech Invest, Cormorant Asset Management, Casdin Capital, Rock Springs Capital, Creacion Ventures, Alexandria Venture Investments
$150M
Cambridge, MA-based prediction medicines startup
 
Benchmark, WestCap, Bow Capital
$76M
Austin, TX-based same-day short-haul freight tech startup
 
UDHC, Blizzard/Avalanche, Inveniam, Redwood Trust, TrustLabs, Mirae, Gate Ventures, LedgerPrime, StableNode
$27M
Darien, CT-based digital securities marketplace
 
Sutter Hill Ventures, Capital One Ventures, Madrona Venture Group
$70M
San Mateo, CA-based SaaS observability platform
 
DFJ Growth, Susa Ventures, Lachy Groom, General Catalyst, Future Ventures, Tiger Global, Pear VC
$40M
San Francisco, CA-based mental health research startup
 
Bedrock, Kleiner Perkins, YC, Sequoia Capital
$250M
San Francisco, CA-based employee onboarding management platform
 
Partners Group, Avatar Capital, Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global
$80M
Seattle, WA-based contract lifecycle management startup
 
Goldman Sachs, NextEra Energy Resources, Statkraft Ventures, Equinor Ventures, Evergy Ventures, UL Ventures, Huron River Ventures
$80M
Ann Arbor, MI-based startup that monitors renewable energy
 
Sapphire Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Foundry Group
$20.7M
Denver, CO-based app testing startup
 
Franklin Templeton, Founders Fund, BOND, Susa Ventures
$120M
Atlanta, GA-based cloud supply chain company
 
General Atlantic, Citigroup, Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, BNY Mellon, DRW, SCB 10x, Stripes, Voyager, Andreessen Horowitz, PayPal Ventures, Castle Island Ventures, Fidelity
$105M
New York, NY-based crypto trading infrastructure startup
 
Franklin Resources, Motive Partners, Hamilton Lane
$109M
New York, NY-based wealth management tech startup
 
Andreessen Horowitz, Tiger Global, Bessemer Venture Partners, Box Group
$20M
San Diego, CA-based health care price transparency startup
 
Eclipse Ventures
$15M
San Francisco, CA-based AI for identifying workplace hazards
 
Tiger Global, Amplo, Mercury
$30M
Houston, TX-based hiring platform

The Scherzer Deal Report: May 2-6, 2022

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 and Lucas and Associates, LLC.

PE and VC Firms

$150M
Third fund
 
$365M
Second fintech-focused VC fund
 
$381M
Third VC fund
 
$255M
Second fund
 
$300M
Second fund
 
$52M
Debut fund
 
$30M
Debut fund
 
$600M
Sixth fund
 
$1.3B
Second senior corporate credit fund
 
$150M
Debut VC fund
 
$485M
Third fund

Private Equity Deals

Mill Point Capital
Undisclosed
Farmingville, NY-based distributor, and retailer of luxury ceramic tile and natural stone
 
Fourshore Partners
Undisclosed
Calabasas, CA-based midmarket asset-based lender
 
Shopify
$2.1B
San Francisco, CA-based e-commerce fulfillment firm
 
Olympus Partners
Undisclosed
Austin, TX-based Planet Fitness franchisee
 
SK Capital Partners
Undisclosed
Jacksonville, FL-based maker of plant-based materials
 
The Jordan Company
Undisclosed
San Francisco, CA-based enterprise data activation platform
 
GI Partners
Undisclosed
Boston, MA-based provider of cloud software to the public sector
 
Advent International
Undisclosed
Jersey City, NJ-based distributor of disposable food service and janitorial supplies
 
Shore Capital Partners
Undisclosed
Chino, CA-based custom flavor developer and manufacturer
 
General Atlantic, Nautic Partners, Vistria Group
Undisclosed
Pittsburgh, PA-based rare disease specialty pharmacy
 
EnCap Flatrock Midstream
$300M
Sugar Land, TX-based midstream energy company
 
Industrial Opportunity Partners
Undisclosed
Sioux Falls, SD-based maker of polymer film and sheeting solutions

 

Venture Capital Deals

SoftBank, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Galaxy Interactive, NetEase
$60M
Redmond, WA-based game development infrastructure startup
 
Knollwood Investment Advisory, Susquehanna International Group, Nasdaq, NAB Ventures, Chicago Trading Company, Nexo, Coinbase, Innovius, Citi, Franklin Templeton, Aspenwood Ventures, Rovida Kruptos Assets, Boldstart Ventures
$30M
Palo Alto, CA-based digital asset data provider
 
Sam Bankman-Fried, Caroline Ellison, Jim McClave, Nishad Singh, Jaan Tallinn, Center for Emerging Risk Research
$580M
San Francisco, CA-based AI research firm
 
Full In Partners
$26M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of automated release management and data backup software
 
Industry Ventures, Acrew Capital, World Innovation Lab, Positive Sum, Gilead Sciences, GGV Capital, Bold Capital, Xfund
$40M
Walnut, CA-based provider of distributed clinical trials software
 
5AM Ventures, Avidity Partners, Fidelity, Wedbush Healthcare Partners, Fairmount, Tellus BioVentures, Venrock
$100M
Waltham, MA-based developer of antibody complement therapeutics
 
Activate Capital, Angeleno Group, Cross Creek, The Westly Group, William Blair Merchant Bank
$100M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of digital transformation solutions to manufacturers
 
The Chernin Group, eBay, Bob Iger, Rich Paul, TCG funds
$263M
Collectible toymaker
 
Andreessen Horowitz
$20M
San Francisco, CA-based maker of developer tools
 
Porsche, OMERS Capital Markets, Riverstone Holdings, Vsquared Ventures, Moore Strategic Ventures, Decarbonization Partners
$400M
Woodinville, WA-based manufacturer of silicon battery materials
 
Stripes, IVP, Resolute, BlueRun Ventures
$70M
Menlo Park, CA-based provider of cardiovascular digital therapeutics
 
Tiger Global, Fin Capital, s12f, Underscore VC
Kard
$23M
New York, NY-based API service for card issuers and brands
 
OpenView, Tola Capital
$18M
Boston, MA-based compliance platform
 
Parker89, Cross River Digital Ventures, NFX, Canaan, JLL Spark, Animo Ventures, Capital One Ventures, Citi Ventures, Citi SPRINT, StepStone Group, Blitzscaling Ventures
$70M
New York, NY-based digital commercial real estate transaction platform
 
Tribe Capital, Salesforce Ventures, Battery Ventures, 83North
$50M
Santa Monica, CA-based engineering analytics and developer workflow optimization startup
 
Insight Partners, StepStone Group, Elephant, Album VC
$196M
Winter Park, FL-based Apple device management and security startup
 
Prysm Capital, Tishman Capital Partners
$30M
Carlstadt, NJ-based brand fulfillment, and logistics startup
 
ClearSky, Atlassian Ventures, FirstIn
$15M
Evergreen, CO-based cybersecurity startup focused on open-source supply chain code
 
WestCap, Deer Park Road Management, The Palisades Group, Alpaca VC, Andreessen Horowitz, Ribbit Capital, Redwood Trust, Atalaya Capital Management, DAG Ventures, Deer Park Road Management, The Palisades Group, Alpaca VC
$115M
Palo Alto, CA-based home equity platform
 
Euclidean Capital, Union Square Ventures, Canvas Ventures, Unlock Venture Partners
$20M
Seattle, WA-based lending startup
 
Bond, Accel, K5 Global, NEA
$90M
San Francisco, CA-based app monitoring startup
 
Felicis, Menlo Ventures, CRV
$22M
San Franciso, CA-based engineering efficiency startup
 
Bessemer Venture Partners, Insight Partners, Kleiner Perkins, S28 Capital
$110M
Oakland, CA-based provider of infrastructure access management solutions
 
IVP, BIG Labs, Unusual Ventures, Tiger Global
$60M
San Francisco, CA-based API security platform
 
Insight Partners
$25M
New York, NY-based teamwork platform
 
Trinity Capital
$80M
Aurora, IL-based fiber connectivity provider
 
UBS O’Connor, Level One Fund
$36M
Oakland, CA-based food-tech startup

The Scherzer Deal Report: April 25-29, 2022

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 and Lucas and Associates, LLC.

PE and VC Firms

$470M
Debut fund
 
$650M
Third fund
 
$350M
Third fund
 
$270M
Second fund
 
$21M
Second VC fund
 
$19B
13th North American buyout fund
 
$1.4B
Second fund
 
$300M
Third fund
 
$325M
Fifth flagship seed fund ($195M) and second opportunity fund ($130M)
 
$1.25B
Third fund
 
$7.3B
Debut climate fund
 
$525M
New core VC fund ($275M) and opportunity fund ($350M)

Private Equity Deals

Surge Private Equity
Undisclosed
Austin, TX-based provider of vending and amusement equipment for entertainment venues
 
ICV Partners
Undisclosed
Washington, DC-based strategic advisory firm
 
Nexa Equity
Undisclosed
Hartford, CT-based financial firm that provides merchant processing and funding for businesses
 
Gryphon Investors
Undisclosed
Little Rock, AR-based wholesale distributor of HVAC/R equipment, parts, and supplies
 
L Squared Capital Partners
Undisclosed
Mahwah, NJ-based provider of laboratory consumable supplies
 
Sterling Investment Partners
Undisclosed
Lawrenceville, GA-based provider of vegetation management services
 
L Catterton
Undisclosed
St. Louis, MO-based residential plumbing and HVAC services company
 
TPG Growth
Undisclosed
New York, NY-based shareholder proxy firm
 
New State Capital Partners
Undisclosed
Laurel, MD-based provider of re-roofing installation and services
 
Blackstone
$7.6B
Glendale, CA-based REIT
 
Snow Peak Capital
Undisclosed
Clifton, NJ-based multi-channel marketing communications company
 
Thoma Bravo
$60M
San Francisco, CA-based healthcare jobs marketplace
 
Accel-KKR
Undisclosed
Boulder, CO-based provider of energy market data

 

Venture Capital Deals

Riverstone Holdings, Piva Capital
$65.5M
Winter Park, FL-based eco-friendly fertilizer developer
 
Huadong Medicine, Natural Capital, Plum Alley, Tribe Capital
$69M
Redwood City, CA-based developer of hydroxyl dendrimer therapeutics
 
Boardman Bay Capital Management, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Nvidia, Applied Ventures, Intel Capital, Lockheed Martin Ventures
$130M
Santa Clara, CA-based optical connectivity company
 
General Atlantic, CVS Health, OpenSpace, EDBI, and Trevor Fetter
$300M
Boston, MA-based digital therapeutics company
 
Breakthrough Energy Ventures, DCVC, Amazon’s Climate Pledge Fund, Fifth Wall Climate Tech, Collaborative Fund, AccelR8
$55M
Oakland, CA-based maker of carbon-negative Portland cement
 
NightDragon, DCVC, Cota Capital
$97M
San Francisco, CA-based provider of on-demand Earth observation data via space radar
 
Insight Partners, Itai Tsiddon, Thrive Capital, BoxGroup
$19M
San Francisco, CA-based software user experience startup
 
Fiat Ventures, Panoramic Ventures, Insight Partners, Invesco Private Capital
$29M
Seattle, WA-based banking and crypto investing app for teens
 
Tom Steyer, John Thornton
$160M
Los Angeles, CA-based automotive manufacturing startup
 
CRV, GV, Sequoia Capital, Y Combinator
$20M
San Francisco, CA-based data encryption and management platform
 
Greenoaks, Founders Fund
$25M
San Francisco, CA-based machine learning infrastructure startup
 
Alimentation Couche-Tard’s Circle K Fund
$25M
Chicago, IL-based ultra-fast grocery delivery service
 
BlackRock, Riverstone, BP
$125M
Oakland, CA-based maker of EV chargers
 
Norwest Venture Partners, JPMorgan, Capital One Ventures, Splunk Ventures, Adage Capital Partners, Balyasny Asset Management, Gaingels, Harmonic Growth Partners, ServiceNow, Menlo Ventures, IVP, Unusual Ventures, Citi Ventures, Battery Ventures, Alkeon Capital, GV, Sorenson Capital, Thomvest Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank
$230M
San Francisco, CA-based software delivery platform
 
Insight Partners
$20M
New York, NY and Tel Aviv-based AI video generation company
 
Wasatch Global Investors, Ares Management
$108M
Santa Monica, CA-based men’s lifestyle apparel brand
 
Tiger Global, Fin Capital, s12f, Underscore VC
$23M
New York, NY-based card API startup
 
Alta Partners, Horizons Ventures, Venrock
$50M
Cambridge, MA-based biotech company
 
Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Trousdale Ventures, Beechwood Capital, NNS Capital
$31M
Atlanta, GA-based producer of flavored lemon water
 
Summit Partners
$135M
Boston, MA-based influencer marketing platform for enterprise consumer brands
 
Silver Lake Waterman, Contour Venture Partners, Intel Capital
$55M
New York, NY-based content personalization startup
 
Craft Ventures, Goldcrest Capital, Spearhead, Apollo Projects, Valor Equity Partners
$15M
San Francisco, CA-based data management software company
 
Greylock Partners, OpenSea, Pantera Capital, Jump Crypto, Jared Leto
$70M
San Francisco, CA-based decentralized exchange infrastructure provider
 
Catalio Capital Management, Arch Venture Partners, Alexandria Venture Investments, Risk, and Reward
$76M
Palo Alto, CA-based developer of checkpoint therapies for cancer
 
Piva Capital, Prelude Ventures
$37M
Oakland, CA developer of autonomous crop-dusters
 
Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Tiger Global, Norwest Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures
$95M
San Francisco, CA-based lead generation startup
 
Tribe Capital, Insight Partners, ATX Venture Partners, Stage 2 Capital, Integr8d Capital
$41M
Austin, TX and Philadelphia, PA-based provider of commission tracking software
 
Tiger Global, Addition, Madrona Venture Group, Menlo Ventures
$75M
Berkeley, CA-based relational knowledge graph
 
Oren Zeev, Seven Seven Six, Lachy Groom
$35M
Morgan Hill, CA-based podcast recording service
 
FootPrint Coalition, Fifth Wall, CityRock, Cyrus, KeyFrame Capital
$29.5M
New York, NY-based home weatherization and electrification company
 
Sequoia Capital, 8VC, Atlantic Bridge
$15M
Mountain View, CA-based cloud app optimization startup
 
TCV, Oak HC/FT, Section32, Verily
$40M
Sunnyvale, CA-based virtual patient assistant
 
468 Capital, Sorenson Ventures, Strawberry Creek Ventures, Bee Partners, PJC, iRobot Boom Capital, Kubera Venture Capital
$17M
San Francisco, CA-based AI modeling startup
 
Portage Ventures, Kensington Capital Partners, Arch Capital Group, Roosh Ventures, Alven Capital
$50M
New York, NY-based rental property insuretech startup
 
Insight Partners
$30M
Los Angeles, CA-based estate and wealth management platform
 
DCIP, Spark Capital, Bold Capital Partners, Aspiro Capital, Taiwania Capital, TDK Ventures
$28M
Chelmsford, MA-based provider of 5G RAN solutions
 
Accel
$110M
Palo Alto, CA-based data security platform
 
Norwest Venture Partners, True Ventures, Shasta Ventures
$20M
Redwood City, CA-based social platform focused on employee wellness

The Scherzer Deal Report: April 18-22, 2022

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 and Lucas and Associates, LLC.

PE and VC Firms

$1.6B
Life sciences-focused royalty and structured credit fund
 
$200M
Third fund
 
$300M
Second fund
 
$400M
Early-stage web3 and blockchain gaming startups fund
 
$350M
Carbon removal startups-focused fund
 
$915M
Sixth growth equity fund
 
$205M
Second fund
 
$800M
Third fund
 
$1.950B
Fourth PE fund (1.6B) and first structured capital fund ($350M)

Private Equity Deals

Blackstone
$12.8B
Austin, TX-based student housing owner
 
Congruent Investment Partners
Undisclosed
Waxahachie, TX-based provider of welding and other industrial plant repair and maintenance services
 
Silversmith Capital Partners
$60M
New York, NY-based provider of e-commerce software for merchants
 
The Jordan Company
Undisclosed
Palo Alto, CA-based maker of electronic components, subsystems and antenna systems
 
G2VP, Valor Equity Partners, Lowercarbon Capital, Polychain Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, Founders Fund, MCJ Collective, Winklevoss Capital, Zigg Capital, DRW VC, Atreides Management, Exor Seeds, CMT Digital, Upper90, Inclusive Capital Partners, Engine No. 1, Tao Capital, Felicis Ventures, Castle Island Ventures, Mitsui & Co., FootPrint Coalition Ventures
$505M
Denver, CO-based flared gas bitcoin miner
 
Eagle Merchant Partners
Undisclosed
Charlotte, NC-based franchisor of deep cleaning services
 
The Pritzker Organization
Undisclosed
Los Angeles, CA-based provider of outsourced employment to the biopharma and health care industries
 
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
$125M
Orlando, FL-based supply chain cybersecurity company
 
Nexa Equity
$75M
Columbus, OH-based provider of digital ticketing and event software to schools and conferences
 
ArchiMed
$1.2B
Orlando, FL-based neurological medical device maker
 
Arcline Investment Management
$525M
Stamford, CT-based process measurement, and control instrumentation business
 
FFL Partners
Undisclosed
San Diego, CA-based primary care provider in the greater San Diego area
 
Insight Partners
Undisclosed
Burlington, MA-based data integrity software firm
 
Ripple Industries
Undisclosed
Dallas, TX-based maker of power supply products
 
Apollo Global Management
Undisclosed
Chicago, IL-based grocery retailer

 

Venture Capital Deals

Arch Venture Partners, Bristol Myers Squibb, Atlas Venture, RA Capital Management, Alta Partners, Longwood Fund, Takeda Ventures
$130M
Cambridge, MA-based developer of B cell medicines
 
TechCrunch. Liberty City Ventures, Morgan Creek Digital, Eidetic Ventures, Givic, ConsenSys, Bloccelerate, Fitz Gate Ventures, Arab Angels, Kenetic Capital, PropelX
$41M
New York, NY-based enterprise blockchain platform
 
GT Investment Partners
$40M
Westlake, OH-based maker of remote patient monitoring wearables
 
Sequoia Capital, Vy Capital, Valor Equity Partners, Founders Fund, 8VC, Craft Ventures, DFJ Growth
$675M
Austin, TX-based urban tunneling transportation company founded by Elon Musk
 
Seven Seven Six, OSS Capital, Obvious Ventures, Daily.co
$25M
San Francisco, CA-based scheduling platform
 
Sequoia Capital, IVP, YC, Caffeinated Capital, Initialized Capital, SciFi VC
$30M
Walnut, CA-based nurse shift-matching marketplace
 
Baillie Gifford, T. Rowe Price
$260M
Seattle, WA-based marketplace that connects truckers and shippers
 
Playground Global
$44M
Santa Clara, CA-based compute platform for data centers
 
Blumberg Capital, Citigroup, State Street
$40M
New York, NY-based investment management platform
 
Dell Technologies Capital
$16M
Cupertino, CA-based personalization engine for brands
 
Andreessen Horowitz, Andrea Funsten, Ben Gilbert, David Rosenthal
$38M
New York, NY-based developer of metabolic biosensors
 
Oak HC/FT, DCM
$40M
San Jose, CA-based clinical AI startup
 
Tiger Global, Insight Partners
$50M
San Francisco, CA-based website copy personalization startup
 
Buckley Ventures, LFG3, VC, Lattice, Loom, Ramp
$125M
San Francisco, CA-based patient experience startup
 
Fuel VC, IDC Ventures, Visa, Endeavor Catalyst
$19M
Miami, FL-based full-stack banking
 
API provider Obvious Ventures
$23M
Miami, FL-based remote mental health wellness company
 
Catalio Capital Management, Bristol Myers Squibb, Andreessen Horowitz, Allen & Co., 50 Years VC
$80M
Emeryville, CA-based programmable biology and chemistry startup
 
Fenice Investment Group, Energy Transition Ventures
$45M
Incline Village, NV-based maker of PEM electrolyzer
 
Lightspeed Venture Partners, Griffin Gaming Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Animal Capital, Cleo Capital
$22M
Seattle, WA-based gaming studio
 
Georgian, Salesforce Ventures, LinkedIn, Base10 Partners Advancement Initiative, Okta, Endeavor Catalyst, Stripes, PayPal Ventures, Slack Fund
$150M
Charlotte, NC-based HR platform
 
Greycroft, WestWave Capital, Emergent Ventures
$20M
Los Altos, CA-based presentation deck gamification startup
 
Altimeter Capital, Coatue, Dragoneer, Iconiq, Adams Street, Battery Ventures
$220M
Boston, MA-based provider of clinical trials software
 
Moon, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Polaris Partners, Section 32, Catalio Capital Management, Waterman Ventures
$110M
Cambridge, MA-based developer of implantable tissue treatments
 
QED Investors, Block, Slow Ventures, Quality Control
$20M
Los Angeles, CA-based distribution and payments platform for musicians and labels
 
Georgian, Elsewhere, Accenture Ventures, Workday Ventures, Gaingels
$35M
Santa Clara, CA-based enterprise VR training startup
 
ADIA, Alaska Permanent Fund, Altitude Life Sciences, Artis Ventures, Cormorant Asset Management, Flagship Pioneering, Hanwha Impact Partners, Longevity Vision Fund, March Capital, SALT Fund, SoftBank
$300M
Cambridge, MA-based programmable genetics startup
 
Norwest Venture Partners, NBCUniversal, Hearst Ventures
$20M
Pasadena, CA-based performance platform for CTV ads
 
Insight Partners, Radical Ventures, 8VC, DCVC, DCVC Bio, Mubadala Capital Ventures
$50M
San Francisco, CA-based developer of digital twins for clinical trials
 
Temasek, Baillie Gifford, Givaudan, John Doerr, SALT fund, Synthesis Capital, Bill Gates, Cargill, Cercano Management, CPT Capital, Dentsu Ventures, EDBI, Kimbal and Christiana Musk, Norwest Venture Partners, SoftBank, SOSV, Tyson Foods
$400M
Berkeley, CA-based alt meat maker
 
NEA, Highgate Ventures, Signalfire, Fifth Wall, Tishman Speyer, 01 Advisors, Certares, RXR, PAR Capital
$16M
San Francisco, CA-based revenue management startup

The Scherzer Deal Report: April 11-15, 2022

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 and Lucas and Associates, LLC.

PE and VC Firms

$405M
Last fund, best fund
 
$2B
Debut fund
 
$1.6B
First PE fund-of-funds
 
$2.75B
Eighth fund
 
$120M
Second digital asset fund

Private Equity Deals

The Carlyle Group
Undisclosed
London-based life sciences VC and PE firm 
 
PSG
$200M+
Lexington, MA-based media tech holding company
 
Thomas H. Lee Partners
Undisclosed
Santa Barbara, CA-based provider of data products for insurers
 
New Mountain
Undisclosed
New York, NY-based advisory, tax, and assurance firm
 
Godspeed Capital
Undisclosed
Fort Worth, TX-based architecture and engineering firm focused on Texas education facilities
 
Rockpoint
Undisclosed
Orlanda, FL-based Jimmy Buffett lifestyle brand for restaurants, stores, and casinos
 
Bregal Sagemount
Undisclosed
Greenwich, CT-based payment processing software company
 
Health Enterprise Partners
Undisclosed
Norwell, MA-based provider of in-home and clinic treatment for autism
 
Thoma Bravo
$6.9B
Austin, TX-based enterprise cybersecurity firm
 
Gridiron Capital
Undisclosed
Greensboro, NC-based provider of fall protection equipment and arborist tools for the tree care industry

 

Venture Capital Deals

7Wire Ventures, Human Capital, StartUp Health, Bayer, Define Ventures, Founders Fund
$16M
San Diego-based virtual diabetes clinic
 
Northpond Ventures, RA Capital, Blue Water Life Science Advisors, Altitude Life Science Ventures, Fiscus Ventures, PEAK6 Strategic Capital, Carbon Silicon Ventures, Codon Capital, Mubadala Capital, Humboldt Fund, Fifty Years, Horizons Ventures
$68M
Emeryville, CA-based developer of enzymatic DNA synthesis tech
 
Deerfield Management, Petrichor Healthcare Capital Management, Flying L Partners, Falcon Vision, Visionary Ventures
$120M
Seattle, WA, Boston, MA- and Tokyo, Japan-based clinical-stage biotech company and developer of regenerative therapies for vision loss
 
Insight Partners, FJ Labs
$30M
San Francisco, CA-based brand intelligence AI
 
BlackRock, Fidelity, Marshall Wace, Fin Capital
$400M
Boston, MA-based provider of payment and treasury infrastructure solutions for online businesses
 
Dragoneer, Bessemer Venture Partners
$50M
Humble, TX-based energy analytics software provider
 
Stone Point Ventures, Sony Innovation Fund by IVG, Aflac Ventures, Allianz Life Ventures, Connecticut Innovations, Fairview Capital, Contour Venture Partners, Commerce Ventures, Tribeca Early Stage Partners
$15M
Hartford, CT-based digital life insurance startup
 
Vista Equity Partners
$215M+
Plano, TX-based managed detection and response cybersecurity startup
 
Tiger Global, Cedars-Sinai Health Ventures, True Ventures, DNX Venture, Ubiquity Ventures, E14 Fund, Next Coast Ventures, Boom Capital, Gaingels
$30M
Austin, TX-based developer of service robots for healthcare
 
Insight Partners
$30M
New York, NY-based provider of no-code security tools for cloud app logins
 
Imaginary Ventures
$15M
New York, NY-based senior care startup
 
Shamrock Capital
$80M
Culver City, CA-based TV ad measurement company
 
GGV Capital, Pavilion Capital, Cenova Capital, Mitsui & Co., CBC Group
$67M
Boston, MA-based oncology biotech
 
Sony Group, KIRKBI
$2B
Cary, NC-based maker of Fortnite
 
Brewer Lane Ventures, FirstRound Capital, FirstMark Capital, Foundation Capital, Altai Ventures, Asymmetric Ventures, Reliance Standard Life, New York Life Ventures, Guardian Life, Sedgwick
$21M
New York, NY-based insurance claims platform
 
StepStone Group, Golub Capital, Signal Peak Ventures, Meritech Capital
$108M
Salt Lake City, UT-based legal work platform
 
Silver Lake, BOND, NEA, Tamarack Global
$150M
Los Angeles, CA-based startup that creates avatars for the metaverse
 
Tiger Global, Zoom, Slack, Unusual Ventures, Freestyle VC
$16M
San Francisco, CA-based video meeting content saving and sharing startup
 
Energy Impact Partners, Moore Strategic Ventures, Sunfox Capital, NGP ETP
$40M
Milpitas, CA-based enterprise rate platform provider to modern utilities and energy technology companies
 
Concord Health Partners and Columbia Pacific Advisors
$40M
Austin, TX-based telepsychiatry startup
 
General Catalyst, Resolute VC, NNS, Expanding Capital
$42M
Palo Alto, CA-based provider of backend solutions to provide home services marketplaces
 
Insight Partners
$18M
Oakland, CA-based product analytics startup
 
Vista Equity Partners, Telescope Partners
$43M
Redlands, CA-based provider of healthcare credentialing and training software
 
Justin Bieber, Paris Hilton, and Drake
$87M
Miami, FL-based crypto payments startup
 
Evolution VC Partners, Tattarang, Lewis & Clark AgriFood, Collaborative Fund, AiiM Partners, Engine No.1, Raga Partners, Tidal Impact, Scrum Ventures, Gaingels, BMW iVentures, Ralph Lauren, Advantage Capital, Central Illinois Angels
$85M
Peoria, IL-based maker of plant-based textile materials
 
Goldman Sachs, B Capital, Founders Fund, Meritech Capital
$200M
San Mateo, CA-based insurance brokerage platform
 
SoftBank, Zoom, Menlo Ventures, Nexus Ventures
$125M
San Francisco, CA-based quality assurance AI for call centers
 
Menlo Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, IVP, Greylock, Wing, GV
$90M
Newport Beach, CA-based SaaS security and posture management startup
 
SoftBank, Liberty Global Ventures, Catalyst Investors, Sageview Capital, Blue Cloud Ventures
$185M
Greenwood Village, CO-based cloud distribution platform
 
Sequoia Capital, Insight Partners, IA Ventures, Four Rivers, Rise of the Rest
$24M
Washington, DC-based cybersecurity startup
 
Baird Capital, Venrock, Foundry Group, Next Frontier Capital
$25M
Bozeman, MT-based chatbot platform
 
MKB, Microsoft Climate Innovation Fund, Blue Bear Capital, DNV, Buoyant Ventures, Congruent Ventures, Data Point Capital
$22M
Boston, MA-based provider of solar lifecycle management software
 
Owl Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Female Founders Fund, Forerunner Ventures, BBG Ventures
$37M
New York, NY-based mental health app
 
TPG, Permira, Neuberger Berman, Cap Table Coalition
$200M
Boston, MA-based commerce experience platform for brands
 
Giant Ventures, Nimble Ventures
$20M
Austin, TX-based ocean floor mapping robotics company
 
AXA Venture Partners, Sorenson Capital, Qualcomm Ventures, Fifth Wall, SJF Ventures, Floating Point Ventures
$54M
Boston, MA-based supply chain visibility startup
 
Atlas Venture, Lightspeed Venture Partners, RA Capital, Pfizer Ventures, Surveyor Capital, Logos Capital
$110M
Boston, MA-based molecular glue startup
 
Enhanced Healthcare Partners, Kittyhawk Ventures, Kawn Ventures, North Coast Ventures
$53M
Hoboken, NJ-based provider of value-based senior care solutions
 
TTV Capital
$30M
Los Angeles, CA-based app for immigrant families in the US

The Scherzer Deal Report: April 4-8, 2022

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 and Lucas and Associates, LLC.

PE and VC Firms

$750M
Seventh early-stage life sciences fund ($450M) and second later-stage fund ($300M)
 
$150M
VC debut fund
 
$4.6B
Second fund
 
$460M
Third fund
 
$1.1B
Fifth midmarket PE fund
 
$200M+
Latest fund
 
$365M
Second fund
 
$500M
Third fund
 
$1.95B
Sixth growth equity fund
 
$85M
Third fund
 
$167M
Third growth equity fund
 
$4.6B
Second credit opportunities fund
 
$3.3B
Second credit fund
 
$1.35B
Fifth fund

Private Equity Deals

Reverence Capital Partners
$100M
New York, NY-based alternative investment platform
 
Brookfield Business Partners
Undisclosed
Illinois-based provider of auto dealership software
 
Stonepeak
Undisclosed
Denver, CO-based data center operator
 
Hellman & Friedman
Undisclosed
Chicago, IL-based market analytics firm
 
FTV Capital
$180M
Norwalk, CT-based provider of procurement tech
 
H.I.G. Capital
Undisclosed
Spring Grove, IL-based paper producer
 
GrowthCurve Capital
Undisclosed
Franklin, TN-based provider of hospital revenue cycle management software
 
Patient Square Capital
$340M
Herndon, VA- based provider of acute care telemedicine
 
Ariel Alternatives
Undisclosed
Salt Lake City, UT-based communications provider to people who are deaf or hard of hearing
 
Monarch Alternative Capital, Alliance Consumer Growth, White Road Investments
$150M
San Diego, CA-based pet food maker
 
Stone Point Capital
$2B
Franklin, TN-based owner of the SilverSneakers fitness program for Medicare-eligible people
 
Thoma Bravo
Undisclosed
San Jose, CA-based user experience insights company

 

Venture Capital Deals

MicroPort CardioFlowMedtech
$35.4M
Minneapolis, MN-based medical device maker focused on mitral regurgitation
 
Tiger Global, Shasta Ventures, Accel
$31M
Palo Alto, CA-based provider of data automation products for enterprise customers
 
Koch Strategic Platforms
$30M
Hayward, CA-based solid-state battery developer
 
Tiger Global
$64M
San Francisco, CA-based maker of trenching robots for heavy construction projects
 
Insight Partners, Tiger Global, Advent International, Goldman Sachs, Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners
$88M
New York, NY-based web3 and blockchain security company
 
SoftBank, BlackRock, Memorial Hermann Health System, Insight Partners, Spark Capital, KKR, Aspenwood Ventures, Rivas Capital, Sigmas Group
$150M
San Francisco, CA-based cloud analytics and value-based payments platform
 
Warburg Pincus, The Heritage Group
$50M
Boyertown, PA-based environmental commodities trading company
 
Acrew Capital, BNY Mellon, Goldman Sachs, Fidelity Investments, Highland Capital Partners, Avon Ventures, Morningside Technology Ventures
$35M
Boston, MA-based crypto financial intelligence startup
 
Fifth Wall
$15M
San Francisco, CA-based marketplace for building accessory dwelling units
 
Goldman Sachs, Prologis Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Vopak Ventures, Sandbox Insurtech Ventures
$50M
Austin, TX-based enterprise data catalog
 
General Catalyst, Warburg Pincus, Town Hall Ventures, NorthPond Ventures, Rethink Impact
$50M
Mooresville, NC-based addiction support startup
 
F-Prime Capital, Eight Roads Ventures, aMoon Fund, lool ventures, Arkin Holdings
$20M
Boston, MA-based startup that uses voice tech to analyze behavioral health sessions
 
BMO, Contour Venture Partners, Halogen Ventures, Cleo Capital, New York Ventures of Empire State Development, Stardust Equity, The Venture Collective, Envestnet, Geingels
$53M
New York, NY-based digital investment platform for women
 
Integrity Growth Partners
$16M
Denver, CO-based provider of incidental findings and screening patient management software
 
NEA
$28.5M
San Francisco, CA-based telehealth company focused on perimenopause and menopause
 
National Football League, Major League Baseball, MLB Players Association, NFL Players Association, the National Hockey League, Blue Pool Capital, the Qatar Investment Authority
$1.5B
Jacksonville, FL-based sports merchandising giant
 
Hamilton Lane, SoftBank, Iconiq, DST Global
$240M
Madison, WI-based shopping rewards app
 
Bain Capital Ventures, NYCA Partners, QED Investors
$65M
New York, NY-based financial infrastructure platform
 
Paradigm, Multicoin Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Solana Labs, Animoca, Coinbase, Play Ventures, Position Ventures, Zynga founder Mark Pincus, Crossover, Shrug Capital
$35M
New York, NY-based marketplace for gaming NFTs
 
Munich Re Ventures, TriVentures, MS&AD, Orix, Aspect Ventures, Mindset Ventures, At Inc., OurCrowd
$25M
San Francisco, CA-based startup combining fertility financing and care support
 
GIC, JPMorgan, Sequoia Capital, Coatue, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Lead Edge Capital
$240M
New York, NY-based open observability platform
 
Zigg Capital, Blackstone Innovations Investments, Fir Tree Partners
$35M
Nashville, TN-based group travel booking site
 
Lux Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Lachy Groom, Caffeinated Capital, Founders Fund, Construct Capital, and 137 Ventures
$90M
Los Angeles, CA-based autonomous manufacturing startup focused on aerospace and defense
 
Multicoin Capital, Craft Ventures, Solana Capital, Shine Capital, 75, Sunny Ventures, Spark Capital, Founder Collective, Homebrew
$18M
San Francisco, CA-based decentralized mapping network
 
Janus Henderson Investors, Longitude Capital, Leeds Illuminate, Endeavour Vision, Revelation Partners, Kaiser Permanente Ventures
$115M
Quincy, MA-based nurse staffing platform
 
Velvet Sea Ventures, Parameter Ventures, One Way Ventures, NextView Ventures, Dash Fund
$15M
San Francisco, CA-based employee background check startup
 
Sequoia Capital
$18.5M
San Francisco, CA-based predictive AI SaaS for businesses
 
Valor Equity Partners, Ballie Gifford, Goldcrest Capital, Vlad Tenev
$70M
Palo Alto, CA-based startup that enables stable coin transfers via its bitcoin network
 
Four Rivers, Sorenson Capital, CLEAR Ventures, Wipro Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Intel Capital, Redpoint Ventures, XSeed Capital
$55M
Stanford, CA-based enterprise translation software and services company
 
G Squared, G2 Venture Partners, Xerox Ventures
$800M
Norwalk, CT-based contract management software provider
 
Tiger Global, Craft Ventures, Slow Ventures, Garage Capital, Worklife Ventures
$40M
San Francisco, CA-based business communications startup
 
Insight Partners, GV, Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners
$26M
San Francisco, CA-based revenue orchestration SaaS
 
Index Ventures, Amplify Partners
$24M
Beverly Hills, CA-based database infrastructure startup
 
SoftBank, Accel, Sequoia, Index Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, General Catalyst, 9Yards, Adams Street, Base Growth
$300M
San Francisco, CA-based distributed workforce management company
 
Eldridge, TTV Capital, Fin VC, the George Kaiser Foundation, eGateway Capital
$82M
Austin, TX-based sales platform aimed at content creators
 
Andreessen Horowitz, LRV Health, Company Ventures
$34M
Austin, TX-based digital food pharmacy
 
Binance, Animoca Brands, Andreessen Horowitz, Dialectic, Paradigm, Accel
$150M
Millwood, NY-based crypto gaming studio
 
Sozo Ventures, USV, RyderVentures, Greycroft, Equal Ventures, Las Olas VC, The Fund
$30M
Miami, FL-based freight trucking dispatch platform
 
Owl Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, NEA, PJC, Sky9 Capital, Diplo
$30M
San Francisco, CA-based no-code mobile app dev platform
 
Spark Capital, Zetta Venture Partners, Pillar VC
$20M
Cambridge, MA-based dental diagnostics startup
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