RHC Report v19.41

RHC REPORT HIGHLIGHT

Maven Ventures, a venture capital fund that made early-stage investments in Zoom and Cruise, is launching a $65 million fund to feed off growing investor interest in taking small but very early bets on the next generation of technology companies.

Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/catherineperloff/2019/09/25/maven-ventures-raises-new-fund/#69630b4f6b85

RHC REPORT

  • Sverica Capital Management, a growth-oriented lower middle-market private equity firm, held the first and final close of its fifth private equity fund, at $450M
  • Thin Line Capital, a Pasadena, CA-based venture capital firm, launched a seed-stage fund with the first close of over $5m
  • Voyager Capital, a Seattle, WA-based venture capital firm focused on first-round venture technology investments, raised $100m to accelerate innovation in the Cascadia market, which includes Washington, Oregon, and Western Canada
  • Accelmed, a New York- and Herzliya, Israel-based group of funds investing in health tech companies in the fields of medical device and digital health, is establishing a new venture capital fund with the goal of raising and managing approximately $100m
  • 83North, a London, UK and Tel Aviv, Israel – based international venture capital firm, closed a $300m fundraising
  • Las Vegas, Nevada-based Sports Gaming Investment Fund (SGIF) has launched a new fund focused primarily on the U.S. legal sports betting industry
  • Panache Ventures, a Montreal, Quebec-based venture capital firm, closed its inaugural fund, at $58m
  • Silverton Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Austin, is to raise $120m for its latest fund
  • Notion Capital, a London, UK-based venture capital firm, has launched its fourth fund focused on B2B, with a target to exceed $150m
  • Radian Capital, a NYC-based growth stage fund focused on enterprise software and technology-enabled services, raised $300m for its second fund
  • Kimmeridge Energy Management Company, LLC, an energy private equity firm focused on making direct investments in unconventional oil and gas assets in the U.S., closed its fifth fund, at $800m
  • Valor Ventures, an Atlanta, GA-based woman-led venture capital firm, held the first close on its Fund
  • HKW, an Indianapolis- and NYC-based middle-market private equity firm focused on growth-oriented companies, closed HKW Capital Partners V, L.P., with total commitments of $365m
  • Harbinger Ventures, a Boulder, CO-based growth equity firm that funds female-founded consumer brands, closed its second fund, at $21.7M
  • Grand Ventures, a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based venture capital firm focused on providing emerging companies with early-stage capital and strategic support, closed its flagship Fund I, LP, at $28m
  • Ajax Health, a Menlo Park, Calif.-based investor in the healthcare space, raised $100m to form Ajax 3
  • Pico Venture Partners, a Jerusalem, Israel-based early-stage venture capital firm, closed its second fund, at $80m
  • Cresco Capital Partners rebrands as Entourage Effect Capital; launches cannabis related fund
  • Maven Ventures, a Palo Alto, CA-based venture capital firm investing in seed-stage consumer software companies, closed Maven Ventures Fund III, at $65M

DISCLAIMER: All deal information is provided by 3rd party sources such as AP, Bloomberg, Crunchbase, Forbes, Fortune, Reuters, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other great resources. Please check with the company website for a press release. We do not update our posting or check the source of the news.

RHC Pipeline Report v19.26

RHC REPORT HIGHLIGHT

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington” or the “Firm”), a Washington, D.C. area based private equity investment firm focused on government-regulated sectors, today announced that it has successfully raised its latest fund, Arlington Capital Partners V, L.P. (“Fund V” or the “Fund”) with total capital commitments of approximately $1.7 billion – hitting the Fund’s hard cap. The fundraise, which was significantly oversubscribed, successfully reached its final closing in three months from its launch. The Fund sourced capital commitments from a hand-selected, globally diverse group of marquis investors, including public pension funds, corporate pension funds, insurance companies, fund of funds, and foundations.

Read More: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190625005829/en/Arlington-Capital-Partners-Announces-Final-Closing-Oversubscribed

RHC PIPELINE

  • Warburg Pincus, the global private equity firm focused on growth investing, closed Warburg Pincus China-Southeast Asia II, L.P., at $4.25 billion
  • Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a Santa Monica, Calif.-based private investment firm with a sector-focused approach, completed fundraising for Clearlake Opportunities Partners II, at $1.4 billion in commitments
  • Vesalius Biocapital III, the Strassen, Luxembourg-based specialist life sciences venture capital investor, closed the VBC III fund, securing €120m of equity commitments
  • Investment management firm DTCP has secured additional capital commitments from two corporate sponsors for its second venture and growth fund, which closed at USD350m
  • London, UK-based venture capital firm Dawn Capital has closed its new Opportunities Fund, at $125m
  • GP Bullhound, a technology advisory and investment firm, closed GP Bullhound Fund IV at, €113m
  • Arlington Capital Partners, a Chevy Chase, MD-based private equity investment firm focused on government-regulated sectors, raised its latest fund, with total capital commitments of approximately $1.7 billion

DISCLAIMER: All deal information for our Pipeline Reports are provided by 3rd party websites such as Associated Press, Bloomberg, Business Wire, Crunchbase, Forbes, Fortune, Reuters, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other sources. We advise that you check with the company website for a press release or other direct sources that are in our reports as we do not update our posting and use third-party resources to source our news.

 

RHC Report v19.24

RHC REPORT HIGHLIGHT

L Catterton Asia, the Asian Franchise of consumer growth investment firm L Catterton, raised over $1.286 billion for its third regional fund.

According to an SEC filing, L Catterton Asia 3 LP has been supported by 55 investors.

The final target of the fund was not listed in the document.

The Pan-Asian consumer-focused private equity firm provides revenue and operating capabilities to backed companies including Asiaray, Bateel, Celavi, Crystal Jade Dondup, DR:WU, Genesis Luxury, Genstle Monster, GXG, Impresario, Marubi, Owndays, Will’s, Seafolly, etc.

Read more:  http://www.finsmes.com/2019/06/l-catterton-asia-raises-over-1-286-billion-for-third-regional-fund.html

Another good read: PE Meg-Fund Strategy Overview: Part 1 vis this URL:

https://pitchbook.com/news/reports/1q-2019-pitchbook-analyst-note-pe-mega-fund-strategy-overview-part-i

RHC REPORT

  • Inner Loop Capital, a Baltimore, MD-based seed-stage venture capital firm supporting founders of cybersecurity and enterprise technology companies in the Washington, D.C. region, announced a new $2.6m Syndicate Fund
  • Germany-based seed-stage venture capital firm High-Tech Gründerfondsrecently received a €3m investment for its Fund III
  • Valo Ventures, a Palo Alto, CA-based venture capital firm, raised $175m for first fund
  • Global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformationCapgemini (Capgemini Ventures) and French venture capital firm ISAI have teamed up to launch an investment fund focused on B2B startups and scaleups
  • Crane Venture Partners, a London, UK-based venture capital firm focused on early-stage intelligent enterprise startups, closed Crane I, its first institutional fund, at $90m
  • Invest Detroit Ventures received philanthropic support to begin the effort to turn its First Capital Fund into an evergreen fund that will support early-stage Michigan startups for years to come
  • Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), an Arlington, Va.-based global advisory, broking and solutions company, launched a venture capital initiative
  • BDC Capital, the investment arm of BDC, is launching the $250m Industrial Innovation Venture Fund
  • The Abu Dhabi Investment Office, ADIO, has launched an AED535m fund to grow Abu Dhabi’s Venture Capital, VC, and start-up ecosystem
  • Cresco Capital Partners, a NYC-based private equity firm focused on the legal cannabis industry, closed $60m for its second fund
  • Westbridge Capital, a London and Cardiff, UK-based private equity investment firm, closed its latest fund at £140m
  • Third Rock Ventures, LLC, a Boston, MA-based life sciences venture capital firm, closed Third Rock Ventures V, LP, at $770m
  • L Catterton Asia, the Asian Franchise of consumer growth investment firm L Catterton, raised over $1.286 billion for its third regional fund

DISCLAIMER: All deal information for our Pipeline Reports are provided by 3rd party websites such as Associated Press, Bloomberg, Business Wire, Crunchbase, Forbes, Fortune, Reuters, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other sources.  We advise that you check with the company website for a press release or other direct sources that are in our reports as we do not update our posting and use third-party resources to source our news.

RHC Pipeline Report v19.23

RHC REPORT HIGHLIGHT

BOCA RATON, Fla.June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ –Digital Colony Management, LLC (“Digital Colony”), a global investment firm dedicated to strategic opportunities in digital infrastructure, today announced the final closing of its inaugural fund, Digital Colony Partners, LP (“the Fund”), with $4.05 billion in commitments, surpassing its original target of $3.0 billion. Digital Colony was launched in 2018 by Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC, a leading investor in and operator of companies enabling the next generation of mobile and internet connectivity, and Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY), a leading global real estate and investment management firm.

Read more: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/digital-colony-announces-closing-of-inaugural-fund-at-4-05-billion-300862427.html

RHC PIPELINE REPORT

DISCLAIMER: All deal information for our Pipeline Reports are provided by 3rd party websites such as Associated Press, Bloomberg, Business Wire, Crunchbase, Forbes, Fortune, Reuters, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other sources.  We advise that you check with the company website for a press release or other direct sources that are in our reports as we do not update our posting and use third-party resources to source our news.

RHC Pipeline Report v19.22

RHC REPORT HIGHLIGHT

MILWAUKEE, May 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Northwestern Mutual announced today it has designated $150 million to form Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures Fund II, an extension of the company’s corporate venture capital fund that launched in 2017. Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures Fund II will continue to advance the company’s investment strategy and provide a greater opportunity to engage startups whose technologies have the potential to further transform how people experience and achieve financial security.

Read More: https://www.wisbusiness.com/2019/northwestern-mutual-announces-150-million-venture-capital-commitment/

RHC PIPELINE REPORT

  • XFactor Ventures, a NYC-based venture capital firm focused on investing in companies with at least one female founder, launched its second fund, with $8.6m in capital commitments
  • Santé Ventures, an Austin, Texas-based healthcare and life sciences investment firm, closed its third fund, at $250m
  • Global agrifood investment firm Finistere Ventures, venture investor OurCrowd, Israeli food manufacturer Tnuva, and Israeli beverage company Tempo Beverages created a consortium to invest $100M in Israeli agrifood startups
  • Venture capital firm Panacea Venture raised over $180.5k for its first healthcare fund
  • Newly formed Paris and London based venture capital firm Future Positive Capital has launched its Pan-European deep tech fund and held the first close, at $57.1m
  • Northwestern Mutual has committed $150m to the second fund of Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, an extension of its corporate venture capital fund that launched in 2017

Other deals coming soon!

DISCLAIMER: All deal information for our Pipeline Reports are provided by 3rd party websites such as Associated Press, Bloomberg, Business Wire, Crunchbase, Forbes, Fortune, Reuters, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other sources. We advise that you check with the company website for a press release or other direct sources that are in our reports as we do not update our posting and use third-party resources to source our news.

 

RHC Pipeline Report v19.19

RHC REPORT HIGHLIGHT

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced the first and final closing of TA XIII with total commitments at its hard cap of $8.5 billion. Launched in the first quarter of 2019, TA XIII was oversubscribed and exceeded its original $7.5 billion target.

Read More: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190507005356/en/TA-Associates-Closes-Thirteenth-Flagship-Private-Equity

RHC PIPELINE REPORT

  • MIT Solve, a Cambridge, Mass.-based initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that advances lasting solutions from tech entrepreneurs to address the world’s most pressing problems, has launched a philanthropic venture fund
  • Fuel Capital, a Burlingame, CA-based early-stage venture capital firm, closed its third fund, at $75M
  • Universal Display Corporation (Nasdaq: OLED), a provider of technology and materials that enable energy-efficient displays and lighting, launched its corporate venture arm
  • Philippines-based Kickstart Ventures, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globe Telecom, was selected by Ayala Corporation (AC) to manage its new US$150m venture capital fund
  • Gainline Capital Partners LP, a Stamford, CT-based private equity firm that invests in U.S.-based lower middle-market companies, closed its $155m debut fund
  • Antler, a global startup generator and early-stage venture capital firm, opened East African offices in Ethiopia and Kenya as part of its global expansion
  • Radical Ventures, a Toronto, Canada-based venture capital firm investing in entrepreneurs applying deep tech to transform massive industries, launched a new USD $350m fund focused primarily on artificial intelligence
  • The Ecosystem Integrity Fund (EIF), a San Fraancisco, CA-based sustainability-focused early growth stage investment firm, closed its third fund, at $100m
  • Pegasus Tech Ventures, a San Francisco, CA-based global venture capital firm, is launching officially
  • Seattle, WA-based early-stage technology venture capital firm Madrona Venture Group closed its first Acceleration Fund, at $100m
  • Toyota AI Ventures, a Los Altos, CA-based venture capital firm subsidiary of Toyota Research Institute, launched new $100m fund
  • Harrison Street, an alternative real asset investment firm dedicated to the Education, Healthcare and Storage sectors, closed its second European closed-end fund, Harrison Street European Property Partners II, L.P., at €500m
  • Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has closed two funds totalling $2.750 billion
  • TPG, a global alternative assets firm, closed TPG Tech Adjacencies (TTAD), a new investment vehicle focused on capital solutions for the technology industry
  • TA Associates, a global growth private equity firm, closed its thirteenth private equity fund, at $8.5 billion

DISCLAIMER: This is a beta blog and all deal information is provided by AP, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fortune, Reuters, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other 3rd party sources. Please check with the company website for a press release. We do not update our posting or check the source of the news.

RHC Pipeline Report v19.18

RHC REPORT HIGHLIGHT

Andreessen Horowitz, a firm that in just a decade become one of the powerhouses of venture capital, said on Wednesday it had raised another $2.75 billion.

The bulk of the cash, $2 billion, will go toward a new late-stage fund, led by general partner David George. He joined Andreessen Horowitz earlier this year from venture firm General Atlantic.

Read More:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-01/andreessen-horowitz-raises-2-75-billion-for-two-new-funds

https://www.businessinsider.com/andreessen-horowitz-launches-2-billion-late-stage-fund-2019-5

RHC PIPELINE REPORT

  • Union Square Ventures, a New York City-based venture capital firm, raised two new funds totalling $450m
  • Harrison Street, an alternative real asset investment firm dedicated to the Education, Healthcare and Storage sectors, closed its second European closed-end fund, Harrison Street European Property Partners II, L.P., at €500m
  • Motus Ventures, a Redwood City, CA-based seed stage venture capital fund and business accelerator investing in early stage businesses, launched the $30m Motus Smart World Innovation Fund
  • Pangaea Ventures, a Vancouver, BC venture capital firm, closed its fourth advanced-materials fund, at approx. $70m
  • Pegasus Tech Ventures, a San Francisco, CA-based global venture capital firm, is launching officially
  • Seattle, WA-based early-stage technology venture capital firm Madrona Venture Group closed its first Acceleration Fund, at $100m
  • Toyota AI Ventures, a Los Altos, CA-based venture capital firm subsidiary of Toyota Research Institute, launched new $100m fund
  • Math Venture Partners, a Chicago, IL-based early stage venture capital firm, closed a new fund, at $46m
  • Palo Alto, CA- and London, UK-based AV8 Ventures has raised a €150m (approx. $170m) debut early-stage venture capital fund
  • Liquid 2 Ventures, a San Francisco, CA-based early stage venture capital firm, held a $37.67m close of its second fund
  • Five Elms Capital, a Kansas City, Mo.-based investor in founder-owned software businesses, held the first and final close of its fourth fund, at more than $300m
  • Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has closed two funds totalling $2.750 billion

DISCLAIMER: This is a beta blog and all deal information is provided by AP, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fortune, Reuters, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other 3rd party sources. Please check with the company website for a press release. We do not update our posting or check the source of the news.

RHC Pipeline Report v19.17

RHC REPORT HIGHLIGHT

Palo Alto, CA- and London, UK-based AV8 Ventures has raised a €150m (approx. $170m) debut early-stage venture capital fund.

Solely backed by Allianz Group, one of the world’s leading insurers and asset managers with more than 92 million retail and corporate customers, the fund will invest in seed and Series A startups in the U.S. and Europe focused on the “machine-enabled future.”

Read More: https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/23/av8-ventures-raises-170m-to-invest-in-digital-health-mobility-and-enterprise-tech/

RHC PIPELINE REPORT

  • Variant Equity acquired Coach USA, a Paramus, N.J.-based provider of passenger transportation and mobility services, from Stagecoach Group plc for about $271.4 million.
  • EMV Capital acquired a controlling stake in Vortex Biosciences, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based provider of liquid biopsy of circulating tumor cells. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • LLR Partners made an investment in Magaya Corporation, a Miami-based provider of warehouse, cargo, and supply chain management software solutions. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • Telestream, backed by Genstar Capital, merged with Tektronix Video, video testing and monitoring for broadcast and digital media markets co-owned by Fortive. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • BV Investment Partners invested in Franco Signor, a Bradenton, Fla.-based provider of Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) compliance solutions to insurers. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • LLR Partners today invested in Magaya Corporation, a Miami-based provider of warehouse, cargo, and supply chain management software solutions. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • MiddleGround Capital acquired Peterson Spring, a Southfield, Mich.-based specialty spring manufacturer. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • Gridiron Capital made an investment in Remington Products, a Wadsworth, Ohio-based provider of branded and private label orthotic solutions. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • Enlightenment Capital acquired Trowbridge & Trowbridge, a McLean, Va.-based provider of IT solutions to defense, intelligence, and civilian government agencies. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • GenServe LLC, a portfolio company of GenNx360 Capital Partners, acquired Power Performance Industries, a Yonkers, N.Y.-based provider of maintenance and repair services to industrial generators and backup power solutions. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
  • Apollo Global Management will acquire Smart & Final Stores Inc (NYSE:SFS) for approximately $1.1 billion, including debt.

DISCLAIMER: All deal information is provided by 3rd party sources such as AP, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fortune, Reuters, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), etc. Please check with the company website for a press release. We do not update our posting or check the source of the news.

RHC Pipeline Report v2018.09.28

RHC PIpeline highlight

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE :AFL) is increasing its original investment in the Aflac Ventures Fund from $100m over three years to $250 million over three to four years, as opportunities emerge

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  • Building Ventures, an early-stage investor committed to innovation in the built world, has launched officially
  • Amplify Partners, a Menlo Park, CA-based early-stage venture capital firm that invests in radically technical founders solving technical problems for the enterprise, closed its third fund, at $200m
  • Investment management firm Hillhouse Capital closed Hillhouse Fund IV, L.P., with aggregate commitments of US$10.6 billion
  • SaaS Capital, a Cincinnati and Seattle-based provider of committed credit facilities to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, closed its third fund, with $75m in limited partner commitments

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