Sunday, January 24, 2021

The Scherzer Deal Report: January 1-8, 2021

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 Access Holdings Baltimore, MD $340M Debut fund Ares Management Los Angeles, CA $11B Fifth …

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The Scherzer Deal Report: November 13-19, 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 Bentley iTwin Ventures Exton, PA $100M Debut Fund Better Tomorrow Ventures San Francisco, CA …

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The Scherzer Deal Report: October 30 – November 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 Homestead Capital San Francisco, CA $596M Third fund Oceans Ventures New York, NY $11M …

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Visionaries v. Leaders: Who Does Your Organization Need Most?

Visionaries v. Leaders: Who Does Your Organization Need Most?

Is there a difference between a visionary and a leader in an organization? If you posed the question to a C-suite professional who’s led by a so-called “visionary leader,” they might say that a visionary and a leader are one in the same; any individual can exhibit both qualities. While …

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The Scherzer Deal Report: October 23-30, 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 Accel-KKR Menlo Park, CA $640M New evergreen fund Amplify Partners San Francisco, CA $275M …

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Department store to distribution center?

Department store to distribution center?

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated many consumer trends that were already emerging, the most significant being the scaling back of in-person retail and the scaling up of on-line shopping. Both of these developments have had major impacts on commercial real estate. On the retail side, as in-person shopping has decreased, …

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The Scherzer Deal Report: October 16-20, 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 LLR Partners  Philadelphia, PA $1.8B Sixth lower middle-market private equity fund OpenView Venture Partners …

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California real estate taxes: The potential impact is tremendous

California real estate taxes: The potential impact is tremendous

With election season upon us many are watching to see what happens in California with Proposition 15, also known as split-roll. The measure increases funding for schools, community colleges and local government by changing the property tax assessments structure originally set by Proposition 13 in 1978. Residential, agricultural and smaller …

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Change Readiness for Individuals

Change Readiness for Individuals

Change is an inevitable part of life, especially now as it’s accelerating to a never-before-seen rate. With this in mind, even if we don’t catalyze change ourselves, we’re bound to get swept up in its wake at some point. So, rather than being caught off guard when this occurs, it’s …

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When a Crisis Becomes an Opportunity

The First Important Steps to Navigating Ambiguity

“When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters—one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity.”  – John F. Kennedy In times of great uncertainty, the first impulse is to be cautious. Yet, history has shown that those who follow through on new and bold ideas can …

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