Shield AI Raises Additional Capital in Series F, Boosts Total Amount to $500M

Dec 29, 2023 | PR News Wire

Funding will accelerate deployment of AI pilots to different classes of aircraft SAN DIEGO, Dec. 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Shield AI, the defense technology company building the world’s best AI pilot for aircraft, today announced the expansion of their Series F funding round to a total of $500 million. An additional $100M in equity, raised … Continued

Halcyon Closes $40M Series B to Scale Mission of Defeating Ransomware

Dec 19, 2023 | Business Wire

Bain Capital Ventures leads investment to build first ever dedicated anti-ransomware platform; Enrique Salem joins Board of Directors and Jeff Williams joins as CRO AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE) — Halcyon, the leading platform designed from day one to defeat ransomware, today announced it has closed a $40M Series B funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures … Continued

How Washington Harbour approaches relationships before an acquisition

Dec 8, 2023 | Washington Technology

The private equity firm’s newest portfolio company focuses on offensive cyber as a tool for discovering and fixing one’s own vulnerabilities. Washington Harbour Partners likes to take a more methodical approach to its acquisitions in the government market. The private equity firm largely avoids auctions for potential targets in favor of taking time to develop a relationship with executive … Continued

Private Equity Daily: Kimmeridge’s Neda Jafar Discusses Fundraising | Banks Balk at New Capital Requirements

Nov 29, 2023 | WSJPro

Good day! Today our Luis Garcia offers a peek into Kimmeridge fundraising leader Neda Jafar’s approach to the difficult task of coaxing millions of dollars out of institutional investors to back oil and gas companies in the face of rising climate concerns and poor financial results for many industry participants. She has relied on resilience … Continued

Global PE deals for November 16, 2023

Nov 16, 2023 | PitchBook

Japanese pharmacy chain Tsuruha is considering finding a buyer in a deal that could value the company at $4 billion or higher, Bloomberg reported. Tsuruha reached out to multiple PE firms to gauge interest. German soccer league DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga is again considering selling a stake in its broadcasting rights to PE investors for … Continued

Washington Harbour Partners picks up cybersecurity firm SIXGen

Nov 15, 2023 | PE Hub

SIXGen will continue to be led by the company’s founder and CEO Ethan Dietrich.

Washington Harbour Partners LP Acquires SIXGEN

Nov 15, 2023 | Yahoo Finance

ARLINGTON, Va., November 15, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Washington Harbour Partners LP (“Washington Harbour”), a leading private investment firm that specializes in partnering with founders and management teams to unlock their next phase of growth, announced today it has acquired SIXGEN Incorporated (“SIXGEN”), a world-class cyber solutions company for the U.S. national security, intelligence, and defense communities, and … Continued

Washington Harbour Partners acquires cyber services provider

Nov 15, 2023 | Washington Technology

The private equity firm is embarking on a second major investment in the government market alongside the digital transformation-focused Groundswell. Washington Harbour Partners started its foray into the government market in late 2021 with an initial acquisition that led to the formation of what is now Groundswell. Now the private equity firm is beginning its second major … Continued

Adlumin Closes $70M Series B, Fueling its Mission of Bringing Enterprise-Grade Security to Mid-Market Organizations

Oct 24, 2023 | Uncategorized

SYN Ventures Leads Investment in the Security Operations Platform and Managed Detection and Response Provider Making Sophisticated Security Attainable WASHINGTON – October 24, 2023 – Adlumin, the security operations platform and managed detection and response (MDR) provider keeping mid-market organizations secure, today announced that it closed $70 million in Series B funding led by SYN … Continued

Solsten raises $22M for digital experience optimization via psychology

Aug 23, 2023 | VentureBeat

Solsten today announced it has raised $21.8 million in its latest round of funding. The new round will go towards improving the company’s main product: An AI platform that offers insights on an audience’s psychological makeup. Solsten’s product has three core features called Traits, Navigator, and Frequency. Traits identifies key traits in an audience via … Continued

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