The Scherzer Deal Report: March 11-18, 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
Cold Bore Capital Chicago, IL $200M Second fund
Commonfund Capital Wilton, CT $300M Third emerging markets fund-of-funds
Congruent Ventures San Francisco, CA $125M Second fund
Form Capital Hamilton, Bermuda $25M Debut fund
Greycroft New York, NY $400M Third growth fund


Private Equity Investors Company  Amount Description
Hellman & Friedman Checkmarx Undisclsoed Paramus, NJ-based provider of software security solutions for DevOps
Advent International Conservice Undisclsoed Logan, UT-based provider of utility management software and billing solutions to property owners and managers
AE Industrial Partners G.S. Precision Undisclsoed Brattleboro, VT-based maker of high-precision machined components and complex assemblies
Agilitas Learning Curve Group Undisclsoed British upskilling company
Monomoy Capital Partners Mac Papers Undisclsoed Jacksonville, FL-based distributor of paper, packaging, wide format and envelope products
TSG Consumer Partners Pathway Vet Alliance  $2.65B Austin, TX-based veterinary clinic chain
Serent Capital  SHR Undisclsoed Houston, TX-based central reservation system for hotels
Colfax Creek Capital Traverse City Products Undisclsoed Traverse City, MI-based provider of supplier of custom roll-formed and stamped metal products


Venture Capital Investors Company  Amount Description
Accel, Bessemer Venture Partners, FirstMark, Version One, Leaders Fund, Burst Capital Ada $44M Toronto, Canada-based developer of customer service chatbots
Ten Eleven Ventures, Cyberstarts Axis Security $17M San Mateo, CA-based private app access startup
UnityPoint Health Ventures, Well Ventures B.well Connected Health $16M Baltimore, MD-based digital health engagement platform
The Column Group, Nextech Invest, ShangPharma, LifeForce Capital, Berkeley Catalyst Fund Circle Pharma $45M South San Francisco, CA-based developer of cell-permeable macrocyclic peptide therapeutics
Lyell Immunopharma Eureka Therapeutics $45M Emeryville, CA-based developer of T-cell therapies for solid tumors
MSD Partners, F1 BioVentures Exuma Biotech $19M West Palm Beach, FL-based developer of CAR-T therapies for solid and liquid tumors
Franklin Templeton Investments, T. Rowe Price, Geodesic Capital, GGV Capital, Mayfield, IVP, Redpoint Ventures, True Ventures HashiCorp $175M San Francisco, CA-based provider of multi-cloud automation software
Mirae Asset Global Investments, Mindy Kaling, Peter Jackson, Horizons Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Temasek Impossible Foods $500M Redwood City, CA-based maker of plant-based protein products
Summit Partners NinjaRMM $30M San Francisco, CA-based provider of remote monitoring and endpoint management software
Foundation Capital, Core Innovation Capital, Obvious Ventures One $17M San Francisco, CA-based digital banking startup
Forerunner Ventures, Gradient Ventures, Square Oura $28M San Francisco, CA-based maker of a sleep-tracking device
Scale Venture Partners,  SVB, West Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, YC Proxy $42M San Francisco, CA-based Bluetooth ID startup
Telstra Ventures, Mayfield, Nexus Venture Partners, GRC SinoGreen, F&G Ventures Rancher Labs $40M Cupertino, CA-based Kubernetes management platform
Greycroft, e.ventures, Franklin Templeton, Adams Capital Management, FJ Labs RoadRunner Recycling $28.6 m Pittsburgh, PA-based recyclying company
D1 Capital Partners Sight Sciences $30M Menlo Park, CA-based developer of ophthalmology and optometry device
CPP Investments, Longevity Vision Fund, BlackRock, Flagship Pioneering Sigilon Therapeutics $80.3M Cambridge, MA-based cell therapy startup
Baillie Gifford, Franklin Templeton, NEA, Novo Holdings, T. Rowe Price Tempus $100M Chicago, IL-based precision medicine company
Insight Partners, Accel, OpenView, Greenspring Associates UserTesting $100M San Francisco, CA-based user experience testing platform
Wing VC, Greylock Partners, Sallyport Investments Validere $15M Houston, TX-based informatics platform for energy companies
First Analysis, Blue Heron Capital, UnityPoint Health Ventures, Next Level Ventures, Chartline Capital Partners, Rural Vitality Fund, Rittenhouse Ventures, Iowa First Capital Fund, The Angels’ Forum VIDA Diagnostics $11M Coralville, IA-based provider of lung imaging analytics

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