The Scherzer Deal Report: Jan 29 – Feb 5, 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
Trivest Partners Miami, FL $670M Trivest Growth Investment Fund II (“TGIF II”) and the Trivest Discovery Fund
Turn/River Capital San Francisco, CA $420M Fourth fund
Vestar Capital Partners New York, NY $1.1B Seventh middle-market buyout fund
Andreessen Horowitz Menlo Park, CA $750M Third life sciences  fund
ArcLight Capital Boston, MA $3.4B Seventh energy infrastructure fund
Industry Ventures San Francisco, CA $125M Debut tech buyout fund
U.S. Venture Partners Menlo Park, CA $340M Twelfth early-stage VC fund
Ecosystem Investment Partners Baltimore, MD $455M Fourth fund
Generate Capital San Francisco, CA $1B New fund


Private Equity Investors Company  Amount Description
Advent International Forescout Technologies $1.9B San Jose, CA-based device visibility and control company
Freeman Spogli Galco Undisclosed Madison Heights, MI-based distributor of MRO industrial electronic components
Black Dragon Capital Grass Valley Undisclosed Montreal-based provider of broadcast equipment and solutions
New Mountain Capital ILC Dover Undisclosed Frederica, DE-based maker of engineered products
Kriya Capital Medstat Accounts Receivables Management Undisclosed Mesa, AZ-based provider of revenue cycle services for medical professionals
Lakeview Capital The Mochi Ice Cream Co. Undisclosed Los Angeles, CA-based maker of branded mochi ice cream
Frontenac XanEdu Undisclosed Ann Arbor, MI-based provider of customized digital and print course materials


Private Equity Investors Company  Amount Description
SoftBank Vision Fund 2, GreenOaks Capital, Jackson Square Ventures, Olive Tree Capital, Zola Global Alto $250M San Francisco, CA-based digital pharmacy
Cottonwood Venture Partners, Mercury Fund Ambyint $15M Calgary-based AI-powered production and artificial lift optimization
Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Angular Ventures, Silvertech Ventures Aquant $30M New York-based service intelligence platform
Koch Disruptive Technologies, CRV, CrowdStrike Automox $30M Boulder, CO-based cyber hygiene platform provider
Koito Manufacturing Cepton Tech $50M San Jose, CA-based developer of LiDAR solutions
Eclipse Venture ClearMetal $15M San Francisco, CA-based Continuous Delivery Experience “CDX” for supply chains and logistics solutions
Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Cresta $21M San Francisco, CA-based AI platform for customer service
Activant Capital, 8VC, GLP, Ryan Peterson Deliverr $40M San Francisco, CA-based delivery fulfilment startup
NewRoad Capital Partners, Greycroft, 9Yards Emerge $20M Phoenix, AZ-based digital freight marketplace
Sequoia Capital, Activant Capital, Inspired Capital, Acrew Capital, Bain Capital Ventures Finix $35M San Francisco, CA-based payments infrastructure platform
Imaginary Ventures, Wittington Ventures, Fifth Wall, Lerer Hippeau, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, M3 Ventures, The University of Chicago, Collaborative VC, Wasson Enterprise, Bluestein Associates, Barshop Ventures Foxtrot $17M Chicago, IL-based online convenience store
Bessemer Venture Partners, Lead Edge Capital, Insight Partners, Atomico, 11.2 Capital, Quadrille Capital, Heuristic Capital Hinge Health $90M San Francisco, CA-based digital physical therapy platform
Morpheus Ventures, Alpha Edison,  PSP Growth HouseCanary $65M San Francisco, CA-based home valuation company
McKesson Ventures, Define Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Brook Byers, Marc Benioff Lightship $20M Los Angeles, CA-based direct-to-patient clinical research startup
Perceptive Advisors, Clifton Capital, RA Capital Management, Soleus Capital, ArrowMark Partners, Polaris Venture Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners, Intersouth Partners Lyra Therapeutics $30M Watertown, MA-based biotech focused on ear, nose and throat disease
Verily, Decheng, NFX, Mayfield, Brook Byers, Jeff Huber Mammoth Biosciences $45M San Francisco, CA-based CRISPR disease detection platform
AME Cloud Ventures, DataCore Software, Insight Partners MayaData $26M Palo Alto, CA-based container attached storage provider for Kubernetes
NEA, Apax Digita, Santo Domingo Family, Comerica Bank, TriplePoint Capital Moda Operandi $100M New York-based fashion discovery platform
MIG Capital, Western Digital Capital, Orange Digital Ventures, Partech Ventures, BGV, Plug-N-Play NGD Systems $20M Irvine, CA-based computational storage startup
SBI Holdings OpenLegacy $20M Princeton, NJ-based enterprise API integration platform
D1 Capital Partners, Fidelity, Partner Fund Management, T. Rowe. Price, Perceptive Advisors Outset Medical $125M San Jose, CA-based developer of an all-in-one dialysis device
DNX Ventures, Battery Ventures, Epic Ventures, Commerce Ventures, Wildcat Ventures, Leap Global Partners, BlueRun Ventures Paystand $20M Scotts Valley, CA-based commercial payments platform
Vulcan Capital, Durable Capital Partners Rad Power Bikes $25M Seattle, WA-based e-bike brand and retailer
Oak HC/FT, Felicis Ventures, Prologis, Craft Ventures, Signia Venture Partners, Storm Ventures, Struck Capital, Stage 2 Capital Sendoso $40M San Francisco, CA-based sending platform for e-gifts and customer engagement
Vertical Venture Partners, Grayhawk Capital, Ankona Capital, Blossom Street Ventures SOCi $15M San Diego, CA-based localized marketing platform
Yamasa, Pontifax AgTech, Partech Partners, Azure Capital Partners, Next Equity The Bouqs Co. $30M Venice Beach, CA-based online flower retailer
Accel, Floodgate, Weatherford Capital, Ballast Point Ventures, Silverton Partners The Zebra $38.5M Austin, TX-based auto insurance marketplace
GV, Bain Capital Ventures, Casdin Capital, Define Ventures Verana Health $100M San Francisco, CA-based clinical database

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