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The Scherzer Deal Report: December 4-8, 2023

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.

Fundraising for PE & VC Funds

Ares Management
Real estate secondaries fund

Canapi Ventures
Second set of funds

Circulate Capital
Second fund

Intuitive Ventures
Second fund

Morgan Stanley
Growth and credit funds

Zelda Ventures
Debut fund

Private Equity Deals

Constellation Wealth Capital
AlphaCore Wealth Advisory
Undisclosed amount

La Jolla, CA-based RIA focused on alt assets

Ares Management
Burnham RNG
Undisclosed amount
Arlington, VA-based developer and owner of waste management and anaerobic digestion biogas project

The Riverside Co.
Undisclosed amount

St. George, UT-based provider of time-tracking software for construction and other remote industries

Capitol Meridian Partners
Clarity Innovations
Undisclosed amount
Columbia, MD-based provider of data and cyber analytics solutions to the U.S. national security community

H.I.G. Capital
Mainline Information Systems
Undisclosed amount
Tallahassee, FL-based IT solutions provider

Hudson Hill Capital
Undisclosed amount
Dallas, TX-based provider of wholesale retail commerce SaaS.

Power Grid Components
Undisclosed amount
Bessemer, AL-based maker of electrical substation parts

Resurgens Technology Partners
Valant Medical Solutions
Undisclosed amount
Seattle, WA-based provider of EHR and practice management SaaS

Venture Capital Deals

FMC Ventures, Lewis and Clark AgriFood, Ospraie Ag Science, Bidra Ventures, Cavallo Ventures
Charlottesville, VA-based sustainable crop protection startup

A16z, Renegade Partners, Spark Capital, Bloomberg Beta
Air Space Intelligence
San Francisco, CA-based developer of AI-powered air operations systems

Toyota, Porsche, Asahi Kasei, RA Capital
AM Batteries
Chelmsford, MA-based battery equipment startup

HighlandX, NGP Capital, Ballistic Ventures, Sierra Ventures, Cervin Ventures
Palo Alto, CA-based AppSecOps platform

Accel, Keith Block, Nat Friedman, Daniel Gross, Insight Partners, YC
San Francisco, CA-based audio intelligence API

Narya, 8090 Industries, Acequia Capital New Industrials, Porsche Ventures, Yamaha Motor Ventures, Toyota Ventures, Impatient Ventures
Atomic Industries
Cleveland Heights, OH-based tool and die-making automation startup

Top Tier Capital Partners, Durable Capital Partners
Bellevue, WA-based expense and travel software maker

Castle Island Ventures, Amex Ventures, Airbus Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, 8VC
Dust Identity
Newton, MA-based product authentication startup that uses invisible diamond dust

VentureTech Alliance, RTX Ventures, ACVC Partners, Anzu Partners, Schams Ventures
EnCharge AI
Santa Clara, CA-based developer of AI-accelerating chips

USIT, Founders Fund
Gecko Robotics
Pittsburgh, PA-based maker of physical infrastructure inspection robots

Bain Capital Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, August Capital
San Francisco, CA-based business software startup

VoLo Earth Ventures, MassMutual, Caterpillar, Equinor Ventures
Nth Cycle
Beverly, MA-based recycling tech startup

Ascenta Capital, OrbiMed, SR One, General Catalyst, Foresite Capital, Woodline Partners, HBM Healthcare Investments, Colt Ventures, BlackMars Capital, T. Rowe Price, Catalio Capital Management, Walleye Capital, Alexandria Venture Investments, Racing Beach Ventures, Leerink Partners, Ab Magnitude Ventures, KB Investment, The Global BioAccess Fund
Odyssey Therapeutics
Boston, MA-based developer of precision immunomodulators and oncology medicines

IconiqGrowth, Blumberg Capital, Collaborative Fund, Hanaco Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, The Founders Kitchen
New York, NY-based wealth management startup

Greenoaks, Madrona, Accel, Cercano, Founders Co-op
San Francisco, CA-based enterprise productivity

Partners, General Purpose VC
Reston, VA-based developer of domain-aware generative AI for the enterprise

Bessemer Venture Partners, Amgen Ventures, Codon Capital, Alexandria Venture Investments, Gaingels, GC&H, Timothy Springer, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Polaris Partners, Boxer Capital, GV, Samsara BioCapital
Seismic Therapeutic
Cambridge, MA-based immunology biotech

Gutter Capital, Watchung Capital
Simply Homes
Portland, ME-based single-family rental sourcing and underwriting platform

Fidelity, NEA, Drive Capital, Bond Capital
Vast Data
New York, NY-based AI data platform company

December 13th, 2023|Scherzer Deal Report|

The Scherzer Deal Report: November 27 – December 1, 2023

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.

Fundraising for PE & VC Funds

Eighth real estate secondaries fund

New Heritage Capital
Fourth fund

Third fund

Seventh global private equity secondaries fund

Star Mountain Capital
Fourth direct lending fund

Tola Capital
Third fund

Tower Arch Capital
Third fund

Twelve Below
Second early-stage fund ($80M) and Opportunity fund ($28M)

Private Equity Deals

WILsquare Capital
Automotive Color & Supply Corp.
Undisclosed amount
Roseville, MI-based distributor of automotive and industrial paint and supply products in Indiana and Illinois

Rotunda Capital Partners
Door Pro America
Undisclosed amount
Gainesville, VA-based DTC installer and service provider of residential garage doors

Gauge Capital
East Coast Institute for Research
Undisclosed amount
Jacksonville, FL-based clinical research site management group focused on cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

Global Atlantic
Undisclosed amount
New York, NY-based insurer

Lightyear Capital
Undisclosed amount
Rancho Cordova, CA-based insurance brokerage

Paceline Equity Partners
Kelso Industries
Phoenix, AZ-based provider of HVACR installation and maintenance services

Potter Global Technologies
Undisclosed amount
St. Louis, MO-based provider of fire safety and emergency communication products

Rover Group
Seattle, WA-based pet walking and sitting marketplace.

Avenue Sports Fund, Ryan McKillen,  Mike Buckley
U.S. team of international sailing league

EagleTree Capital
Summit Hill Foods
Undisclosed amount
Rome, GA-based owner of the Better Than Bouillon and Original Louisiana Hot Sauce brands

Madison Dearborn Partners
T2S Solutions
Undisclosed amount
Belcamp, MD-based provider of engineering and related services to the DoD and other U.S. government agencies

Norwest Equity Partners
United Sports Brands
Undisclosed amount
Fountain Valley, CA-based portfolio of sporting goods and active lifestyle brands like Shock Doctor

Fort Point Capital
Undisclosed amount
Pewaukee, WI-based provider of wastewater infrastructure rehabilitation and maintenance services

Sustainable Development Capital
Undisclosed amount
Greenwich, CT-based private equity firm focused on the energy transition.

Venture Capital Deals

Cowen Healthcare Investments, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Northpond Ventures, Healthcap, BVF Partners
Aro Biotherapeutics
Philadelphia, PA-based developer of tissue-targeted genetic medicines

Liberty Strategic Capital, Istari
New York, NY-based cyber threat intelligence firm

Laborie Medical Technologies
Bright Uro
rvine, CA-based medical device company focused on the lower urinary tract

Goldman Sachs, WiL
New York, NY-based procurement management platform

WestBridge Capital, StepStone Group, Mayfield
San Jose, CA-based cloud app provisioning startup

Resolve Growth Partners
Kahuna Workforce Solutions
Houston, TX-based provider of skills management software for frontline workers.

Khosla Ventures, Clear Ventures, Engineering Capital, Wipro Ventures
San Jose, CA-based provider of back-office automation software

Volition Capital
Chicago, IL-based payments platform for creators

SixThirty, Rally Ventures, IA Capital Group, FCA Venture Partners, Plug and Play Ventures
Gilbert, AZ-based health care payments startup

Lightspeed Venture Partners, Homebrew, Conviction Capital, SV Angel, Ben’s Bites, Adam D’Angelo, Nat Friedman, Alex Chung
Pika Labs
San Francisco, CA-based text-to-video platform

Centana Growth Partners, Full In Partners, PROOF
Houston, TX-based inbound revenue SaaS for aesthetic and wellness practices

NEA, Moore Strategic Ventures, AEI HorizonX
Second Front Systems
Wilmington, DE-based provider of national security software

Sageview Capital, USVP, Javelin Venture Partners, Uncork Capital, Edith Harbaugh, Lowercase Capital
New York, NY-based marketing creation platform

Kleiner Perkins, Nvidia, Emergence Capital Partners
Menlo Park, CA-based cloud platform for generative AI training

Explorer 1 Fund, Eclipse, RTX Ventures, BlackRock, Exor Ventures, Mack & Co., XN
Ursa Major
Berthoud, CO-based rocket engine maker

UK Infrastructure Bank, Airbus, Barclays, Neom
Hollister, CA-based developer of hydrogen planes

December 6th, 2023|Scherzer Deal Report|
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