The Scherzer Deal Report: Oct 30-Nov 6, 2019


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
Brookfield Asset Management Toronto, Canada $9B Fifth flagship private equity fund
KKR New York and London €5.8B Fifth European buyout fund
L Catterton Asia Singapore $1.45B Third fund
Modus Capital New York and Egypt $75M Fund targeting early and growth stage companies across the Middle East and North Africa
Peak Ventures Lehi, UT $75M Third fund for firm formerly known as Album VC


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
Yellow Wood Partners Dr. Scholl’s  $585M Global foot-care products brand
BV Investment Partners EDCO Health Information Solutions Undisclosed St. Louis-based provider of automated unstructured data indexing software for healthcare providers
NGL Energy Partners Hillstone Environmental Partners Undisclosed Denver, CO-based provider of water pipeline and disposal infrastructure solutions
ICV Partners JK & T Wings Undisclosed Shelby Charter, MI-based franchisee of Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants
Spectrum Equity Kajabi Undisclosed Irvine, CA-based platform that helps individuals and small businesses create online courses and training materials
First Reserve Lamons Undisclosed Houston, TX-based gaskets manufacturer
Gravity On Point Oilfield Holdings Undisclosed Permian Basin produced water midstream business
CVC Capital Partners Ontic Undisclosed Chatsworth, CA-based provider of OEM-licensed parts for aerospace platforms
CPPIB Pattern Energy Undisclosed San Francisco, CA-based renewable energy group
CI Capital Partners WTS International Undisclosed Rockville, MD-based spa design and management firm
Harvest Partners Yellowstone Landscape Undisclosed Bunnell, FL-based provider of commercial landscaping services


Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
The Column Group, Vida Ventures, Samsara BioCapital, Nextech Invest A2 Biotherapeutics $57M Agoura Hills, CA-based developer of cell therapies for cancer
Palisades Growth Capital, Innov8, Asahi Kasei, Accelmed Growth Partners, SpringRock Ventures, Baird Capital, New Leaf Venture Partners, Pritzker Group, Biomatics Capital, Tribeca Venture Partners, SVB AiCure $24.5M New York-based visual recognition platform for monitoring patient progress in clinical trials
H.I.G. BioHealth Partners, 7wire Ventures, SV Health Investors, Bluestem Capital Clarify Medical $18M San Diego, CA-based developer of a phototherapy device for treating psoriasi
Fresenius Medical Care, Wellington Partners, Bayer, Arch Venture Partners, Biomatics Capital, Alta Partners, Khosla Ventures eGenesis $100M Cambridge, MA-based gene editing biotech startup
SV Health Investors, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners Healthify $16M New York-based healthcare referrals platform
Zeev Ventures, Group 11, Menlo Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Stereo Capital HomeLight $63M San Francisco, CA-based platform for matching home-sellers with real estate agents
Community Investment Management Kenzie Academy $100M Indianapolis, IN-based software engineering apprenticeship school
Goldman Sachs LeaseQuery $40M Atlanta, GA-based provider of lease accounting software
Comcast Ventures, NEA, Andreessen Horowitz, Pillar VC, Amdocs Neural Magic $15M Somerville, MA-based machine learning startup that leverages commodity CPUs, 
Insight Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, New Era Capital Partners, Dynamic Loop Capital Papaya Global $45M New York-based payroll and payment management platform
General Atlantic, General CatalystMerck, Bristol-Myers Squibb PathAI $75M Boston, MA-based computational pathology startup
Georgian Partners, Wells Fargo, Citi Ventures, Untitled Investments, Sapphire Ventures, Bain Capital, Primary Venture Partners Reonomy $60M New York-based commercial real estate data and analytics platform
Norwest Venture Partners Senreve $16.75M San Francisco, CA-based maker of luxury handbags
NEA, CureDuchenne Ventures Shape Therapeutics $35.5M Seattle, WA-based developer of RNA-editing gene therapies
Khosla Ventures, Mayfield, M12 Volterra $50M Santa Clara, CA-based provider of distributed cloud services

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