IVCA Newsletter August 17, 2022

IVCA Newsletter



August 17, 2022

Association News

IVCA Feature: Techstars Chicago 2022 Demo Day is Thursday, September 1st

Reminder! IVCA is seeking nominations for the 2022 IVCA Awards!

Next Event September 8: IVCA Diversity Series, Part 3

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State Legislative Issues - 08/17/22

IVCA Events

September 8, 2022 - IVCA Inclusion in Action, Part 3 - How To Be Authentic at Work, Especially in Uncertain Times

October 20, 2022 - IVCA CFO Summit for Finance Professionals of VC/PE Firms (only)

November 18, 2022 - IVCA Inclusion in Action, Part 4 - Strategies for Survival: Cultivating Mentors and Allies for Success

December 5, 2022 - 2022 IVCA Awards Dinner presented by Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Other Events of Interest

August 25, 2022 - MWE/William Blair Private Equity Summer Social For Healthcare Investors

September 14, 2022 - SAVE THE DATE! MWE PE Boot Camp for Young/Midlevel PE Professionals

September 22, 2022 - 2022 Momentum Awards

Industry News

BPOC Makes Strategic Investment in Praxis Packaging Solutions

Edgewater Acquires Flexible Packaging Specialties, Inc (FPS)

Thoma Bravo Completes Acquisition of SailPoint

Cross-Office Locke Lord Team Advised MindImmune Therapeutics' Issuance and Sale of $12.4 Million Series A Convertible Preferred Stock | Experience | Locke Lord

Vedder Price Represents Rensa Filtration in its Sale to Audax Private Equity

Patriot Capital Group is pleased to announce a growth capital investment in ThinkBig Networks, LLC

Thoma Bravo Completes Acquisition of Mercell Holding ASA

Monroe Capital Supports FLEET Response’s Three Add-on Acquisitions

Sidley Represents Bridger Aerospace in Business Combination with SPAC Jack Creek Investment Corp.

GTCR Forms Portfolio Resources Group to Support Portfolio Company Growth

Yieldstreet Closes $400 Million Credit Facility with Monroe Capital to Expand Investor Access to Private Markets

Sidley Represents Faraday Future in New Funding

Ibex Engineering Joins Frontenac-Backed Motion Solutions Family

KKR Completes Acquisition of Barracuda from Thoma Bravo

Linden Capital Partners' Port Co Aptitude Health Acquires TME BCN

August Antitrust Bulletin: Top-of-Mind Global Antitrust Issues

Sidley Securities Enforcement and Regulatory Update: SEC Publishes Bulletin on Conflicts of Interest for Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers

Monroe Capital Supports Clarion Capital Partners’ Recapitalization of Premiere Digital Services

Sidley Tax Update: New 1% Excise Tax on Stock Repurchases by Publicly Traded Corporations

Sidley Tax Update: New 15% Corporate Minimum Tax: Short Summary and Potential Impact on Mergers and Acquisitions

Sidley Continues Growing M&A and Private Equity with New York Partner Justin Macke

Job Postings

Please view the details for each Job Posting listed below, on our website HERE. Once at Job Postings please scroll down the pages to view the jobs. They are listed chronologically as received, most current first.


July 2022:

Prospect Partners - FUND CFO

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description: Prospect Partners seeks qualified candidates for a fund-level CFO.  As a valuable member of our team, the CFO will take an active role in leading Prospect’s fund-level finance, accounting and compliance functions.  This role reports to the partnership of the firm.

See full job description HERE.

Interested candidates should send a resume to:  [email protected]

May 2022:

Kinzie Capital Partners - Vice President, Finance & Accounting

As a valuable Kinzie employee, the Vice President, Finance & Accounting will assist the team by taking an active role in supporting the Finance & Operations team, which is dedicated to financial and compliance management as well as general operations. This role reports to the Founder & Managing Partner and works closely with the Director, Investor Relations & Operations as well as the Assistant Vice President, Finance & Investor Relations.

Get full job description HERE!  Please send inquiries to [email protected]


November 2021:

50 South Capital - Assistant Controller – Alternative Investments

The Alternatives Assistant Controller will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of our hedge fund and private equity fund of funds.  This role will be key part of the team to ensure the safety of client assets and that procedures are being followed.

50 South Capital was formed with the vision of building a team of experienced professionals while leveraging the network, reach, and resources of a global asset management firm. We believe that this will position us to generate attractive risk-adjusted performance and most importantly, to provide a boutique client experience that investors seek in a long-term partner. As of December 31, 2020 we have approximately $7.6 billion in assets under management and $2.9 billion in assets under advisement.

For position details, click HERE.

October 2021:

KRD - Accountants, Consultants, Advisors

KRD has openings at all levels in our tax, audit and client services departments.

Do you know someone looking for a great opportunity with an accounting, finance or data analytics background?  We have a spot for them!

Please share their resume with  our HR Director Christi Gillen or Al Kutchins.

September 2021:

Full Time Analyst, Director of Partnership Platform – ARCH Venture Partners

We are looking for a full-time analyst to join ARCH Venture Partners (Chicago HQ). This analyst will play a central role in a high-visibility internal project, connecting corporate venture partners and tech scouts with cutting-edge research.

Our ideal candidate is self-directed, detail-oriented, and comfortable exercising initiative and operating with minimal guidance. Candidates must be excited about cutting-edge scientific technologies and comfortable going deep in a wide range of scientific domains.

This role is ideal for a high-performing person who is early in their career and wants to learn about the commercialization of science, corporate technology scouting, and venture capital.

Get information here!

 Analyst - NewSpring Capital

NewSpring Capital is looking for an analyst to support its Mezzanine strategy. In this position, you will play a critical role on our team of investment professionals who help to source new deals and manage our existing portfolio companies. You will provide support throughout the investment process and be involved in all aspects of the investment lifecycle including sourcing, underwriting and execution, monitoring and exiting.

Get all the details here!


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