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PE and VC Firms Fundraising
Next Coast Ventures Austin, TX $130M Second fund
Novacap Montreal, Canada C$940 Fifth fund
Weekend Fund Seattle WA $10M Second fund

Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
Cinven Barentz Undisclosed Dutch ingredients distributor for the food, pharmaceutical, personal care, and animal nutrition markets
Pfingsten Environmental Lights Undisclosed San Diego, CA-based maker of commercial LED lighting
Silver Lake First Advantage Undisclosed Atlanta, GA-based background check provider
ClearLight Partners Handel’s Undisclosed Youngstown, OH-based ice cream shop franchise
New Mountain Capital Horizon Group Services Undisclosed Newark, DE-based provider of residential HVAC, plumbing and electrical services
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Milton Industries Undisclosed Chicago, IL-based maker of tools and accessories for pneumatic applications
Encore Consumer Capital Murry’s Undisclosed Greenbelt, MD-based maker of frozen French toast sticks and bites
Kartesia Richardson Undisclosed Philadelphia, PA-based provider of enterprise sales training to the Fortune 1000
Harvest Partners Service Express Undisclosed Grand Rapids, MI-based provider of post-warranty data center equipment maintenance service

Private Equity Investors Company Amount Description
Volition Capital Arteza $24M Miami, FL-based direct-to-consumer arts and crafts supplier
Salesforce Ventures, SoftBank Vision Fund, Goldman Sachs Automation Anywhere $290M San Jose, CA-based robotic process automation startup
Point72 Ventures, GSR Ventures Deep 6 AI $17M Pasadena, CA-based provider of clinical trials acceleration software
Insight Partners, Accel, FirstMark, SignalFire, Shasta Ventures $50M New York-based video review and collaboration platform
Galaxy Interactive, Valor Equity, K5 Global, March Capital Partners, OCA Ventures, Makers Fund, Horizons Ventures Genvid Technologies $27M New York-based interactive video streaming engine
Aperex Technologies, Showa Denko, Cabot Corp., BASF, OVP Venture Partners Group14 Technologies $18M Seattle, WA-based developer of materials for electric vehicle batteries
Redpoint Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Zigg Capital Juniper Square $75M San Francisco, CA-based investment management platform for commercial real estate
Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Kevin Systrom, Mike Krieger Loom $30M San Francisco, CA-based video-based enterprise collaboration platform
Accel, 8VC Nines $16.5M Palo Alto, CA-based teleradiology startup
Thrive Capital Rightway Healthcare $20M New York-based health benefits navigation platform
Spectrum Equity Scribd $58M San Francisco-based subscription reading service
Meritech Capital, Spark Capital, GGV Capital, True Ventures $50M San Francisco, CA-based workflow automation platform