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The Scherzer Deal Report: October 3-10, 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
Greycroft New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA $368M Third growth-stage fund
Greycroft New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA $310M Sixth early-stage VC fund
HPS Investment Partners New York, NY $9B Subordinated debt fund
NewRoad Capital Partners Roger, AR $176M Third fund
Plexus Capital Raleigh, NC $502M Fifth fund
Pontifax AgTech Santa Monica, CA $302M Second fund


Private Equity Investors Company  Amount Description
Susquehanna Private Capital Brandywine Coach Works Undisclosed Pennsylvania-based auto repair facilities operator. It will form the basis of a new acquisition platform called quality Collision Group
H.I.G. Capital Hart & Cooley Undisclosed Grand Rapids, MI-based maker of HVAC and air distribution products
L Catterton, Pamplona Capital Management ICON $200M Utah-based connected fitness company whose brands include NordicTrack
Carousel Capital Landscape Workshop Undisclosed Provider of route-based commercial landscaping services in the Southeastern U.S.
Vector Capital MarkLogic Undisclosed San Carlos, CA-based provider of enterprise data integration and data management solutions
Onex OneDigital Undisclosed Atlanta, GA-based provider of benefits solutions to employers
VSS Capital Partners Podiatry Growth Partners Undisclosed St. Louis, MO-based operator of a national network of regionally branded podiatric clinics
Core Industrial Partners TCG Legacy Undisclosed Garner, NC-based marketing company focused on printing and packaging services
CC Capital and Motive Partners Wilshire Associates Undisclosed Santa Monica, CA-based investment tech and advisory firm
LLR Partners YCharts Undisclosed Chicago, IL-based maker of cloud-based investment analytics and communications tools for investors
The Blackstone Group Zo Skin Health Undisclosed Irvine, CA-based maker of medical-grade skincare products


Venture Capital Investors Company  Amount Description
Column Group, Vida Ventures, Samsara BioCapital, Nextech Invest, Casdin Capital, Euclidean Capital, UC Regents, Hartford HealthCare Endowment A2 Biotherapeutics $71.5M Agoura Hills, CA-based developer of cell therapies for solid tumors
Union Square Venturesm UPMC, Bessemer Venture Partners, Pillar, KdT Ventures Abridge $15M Pittsburgh, PA-based startup that helps patients better understand their medical plans of action
Dawn Capital, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan AccessFintech $20M New York-based data and workflow collaboration startup
Accel, Emergence Capital, Salesforce Ventures Airkit $28M Palo Alto, CA-based low-code platform for custom engagement
Franklin Templeton Allbirds $100M San Francisco, CA-based footwear maker
D1 Capital Partners, 8VC Avail Medsystems $100M Palo Alto, CA-based developer of telemedicine solutions for use in procedure rooms
Oak HC/FT, Westcap, Liquid 2 Ventures, Gaingels, Air Angels Cerebral $35M San Francisco, CA-based mental health medication management and therapy startup
Insight Partners, Steadview Capital, Tiger Global Chargebee $55M India and San Francisco, CA-based billing subscription management company
Verizon Ventures, M12, Great Point Ventures, SVB Cooler Screens $80M Chicago, IL-based startup that replaces glass doors in store aisle coolers with interactive digital displays
Transformation Capital, Johnson & Johnson, Cigna Ventures, Roviant Sciences, Flex Capital Datavant $40M Cleveland, OH-based health data management company
OMERS, Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, Iconiq, Work-Bench Dialpad $100M San Francisco, CA-based cloud business phone and contact center provider
Horizons Ventures, Venrock, Altitude, Seventure Partners Federation Bio $50M South San Francisco, CA-based microbial therapeutics startup
Accel, D1 Capital Partners, Luxor Capital, Softbank Vision Fund GoPuff $380M Philadelphia, PA-based delivery startup for convenience store items
Index Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, Firstminute Capital Grid AI $18.6M New York-based machine learning startup
Valiant Peregrine Fund, D1 Capital Partners Instacart $200M San Francisco, CA-based grocery delivery company
Sequoia Capital, Human Capital, Future Positive, Goldman Sachs, Mubadala, Scrum Ventures Mmhmm $21M San Francisco Bay-based virtual camera application used to create virtual rooms, backdrops, and presentations during video conferencing calls
DFJ Growth, Vivo Capital, Mithril Capital Management, Norwest Venture Partners, Section 32, Fred Moll Neocis $72M Miami, FL-based developer of dental surgery robots
Sutter Hill Ventures Observe $35M San Mateo, CA-based SaaS observability startup
CDPQ, NightDragon, .406 Ventures, LLR Partners, Arsenal Venture Partners Onapsis $55M Boston, MA-based application cybersecurity and compliance company
CarVal Investors, CBRE, Engie New Ventures, Evergy Ventures, Linse Capital Redaptive $157M San Francisco, CA-based provider of energy efficiency-as-a-service solutions
Andreessen Horowitz Scribe Therapeutics $20M CRISPR-based genetic medicine startup co-founded by Jennifer Doudna
Accel, Initialized Capital, VMG Partners, YC Shogun $35M Palo Alto, CA-based e-commerce experience platform
Insight Partners, Mayfield, Trilogy Equity Partners, Shasta Ventures Skilljar $33M Seattle, WA-based customer education platform
Durable Capital Partners, Greenoaks Capital, 01 Advisors Tipalti $150M San Mateo, CA-based accounting automation company
BlackRock, Eldridge, Fin VC, HPE, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors, Advent International’s Sunley House, CapitalG, Goldman Sachs, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Aquiline Tech Growth Unqork $270M New York-based no-code enterprise app platform
Arch Venture Partners, UCB Ventures Walden Biosciences $51M Cambridge, MA-based biotech focused of kidney disease

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