The Scherzer Deal Report: Feb 12-19, 2020


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 Fundraising Location Amount Description
Align Capital Partners Dallas, TX and Cleveland, OH $450M Second private flagship fund
ForgePoint Capital San Francisco, CA $450M Second fund
Marcy Venture Partners San Francisco, CA $85M Flagship venture capital fund
Odyssey Investment Partners New York, NY $3.25B Sixth middle-market buyout fund
Pamlico Capital Charlotte, NC $1.4B Fifth flagship fund


Private Equity Investors Company  Amount Description
TA Associates Auction Technology Group Undisclosed London and Omaha, NE-based online auctions platform
Platinum Equity Biscuit International Undisclosed Paris-based manufacturer of private label cookies
Amherst Residential Front Yard Residential Undisclosed U.S. Virgin Islands-based real estate investment trust company
Thompson Street Capital Partners Len the Plumber Undisclosed Baltimore-DC metropolitan-based full-service residential plumbing contractor


Private Equity Investors Company  Amount Description
Norwest Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures, True Ventures, Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital, Ram Shriram, Maynard Webb Investment Aisera $20M Palo Alto, CA-based robotic process automation startup
Integrity Growth Partners Algo $15M Troy, MI-based supply chain technology company
WAVE Equity Partners, Chevron Technology Ventures, Marubeni Corporation Carbon Clean Solutions $16M London-based carbon dioxide separation technology company
Goldman Sachs, Tiger Global Management, Adage Capital Management Flywire $120M Boston, MA-based vertical payments company
Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, NewView Capital, Upfront Venture GumGum $22M Santa Monica, CA-based computer vision and natural language processing company
ForgePoint Capital Huntress Labs $18M Elliott City, MD-based cybersecurity startup
CDC Group iMerit $20M Los Gatos, CA-based data annotation and enrichment company
Icon Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Oak HC/FT, Spring Mountain Capital, Female Founders Fund, Harmony Partners, Reese Witherspoon, Natalie Portman, Mindy Kaling Maven $45M New York-based company providing employee benefits focused on women’s health and family planning
Coatue Management, Insight Partners OneTrust $210M Atlanta, GA-based cybersecurity company
NEA, 8VC Outrider $53M Golden, CO-based startup developing robots for warehouse yards
Optum Ventures Scipher Medicine $25M Waltham, MA-based developer of a molecular technology platform
Insight Partners, Tiger Global Management, Qualcomm Ventures LLC, Vista Public Strategies of Vista Equity Partners, Third Point Ventures SentinelOne $200M Mountain View, CA-based cybersecurity company
Bessemer Venture Partners, TPG, Greenoaks Capital, Tiger Global Management, Durable Capital Partners, TCV, G Squared, Light Street Capital, Alta Park Capital Toast $400M Boston, MA-based maker of payment processing hardware and software for restaurants
Benesse Holdings Udemy $50M San Francisco, CA-based online education company
Artiman Ventures, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Abies Ventures, Asahi Kasei Corporation, Hui Capital, Sony Innovation Fund UltraSense Systems $20M San Jose, CA-based maker of touch user interface technology using 3D ultrasound
Sequoia Capital India, Eight Roads Ventures, F-Prime Capital, Cisco Investments Whatfix $32M San Jose, CA-based provider of digital enterprise tool
Intel Capital, NEA, Highland Capital Partners, Redline Capital Management, Hercules Capital, Core Capital ZeroFox $74M Baltimore, MD-based cybersecurity company

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