The Scherzer Deal Report: Jan 15-22, 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.


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


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


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

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