IVCA Newsletter December 4, 2013



IVCA Newsletter


December 4, 2013

Association News

IVCA Profile: The 2013 Venture Capital Portfolio Company of the Year, Gogo InFlight Internet

IVCA Events

December 9 - 2013 IVCA Awards Dinner presented by Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Other Events of Interest

December 11 - 2013 New England Venture Summit

Industry News

Wynnchurch Capital Sells Safety Technology Holdings, Inc.

Hearst Corporation Agrees to Acquire an 85% Stake in Cressey & Company-Backed Homecare Homebase, LLC

Baird Capital Portfolio Company MedPlast’s Expansion Featured in Plastics News

Wynnchurch Capital: Healthy-Company Carve-outs May Provide Antidote to Soft Restructuring Market

Thoma Bravo Announces Sale of Portfolio Co. Digital Insight

Pritzker Group Private Capital Hires Former Blackstone and Cardinal Health Execs to Lead Healthcare Team

Madison Dearborn Partners-Funded Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc. merges with Chesapeake Services Limited

Water Street Sells Medical Specialties Distributors

Thoma Bravo Announces Sale of Portfolio Co. Roadnet

Martin Partners Recruits Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing to Plano Molding Company

Motorola Solutions-Funded VidSys Experiences Strong Growth In Europe and the Middle East with its 7.5 Release

Origin Ventures Closes Fund III with $47M

Motorola Solutions-Backed Fixmo Selected to Provide Mobile Security and Data Protection Solutions to U.S. Department of Defense as Part of $16M MDM Contract

Fixmo Becomes First Approved Samsung Knox Reseller and Launches Government and Enterprise Free Trial Program

Fixmo Named a Finalist in the Toronto Regions Business Excellence Awards

Baker Tilly: Recent state tax developments for pass-through entities

Wynnchurch Capital and Comvest Partners Win Turnaround Management Award

Lightbank opens new collaborative workspace for startups

Linden Capital Partners Announces New Hire and Promotions

Martin Partners Recruits Chief Financial Officer to TydenBrooks


Job Postings


Centerfield Capital Partners is seeking a Senior Associate to join our growing team in Indianapolis. The position is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious professional interested in establishing a career in private equity. Qualified candidates will possess a combination of strong relationship building and communication skills, a solid grasp of financial analytics, and a proven track record of leadership and achievement.

Please view Job Postings on our website here.


Redbox parent company, Outerwall, Inc. is operating a new venture incubator.  Outerwall Ventures is currently seeking the following positions:

  • Director, New Venture Development
  • Manager, New Venture Sourcing
  • Manager of Portfolio Management
  • New Venture Sourcing and Development Analyst

Please view Job Postings on our website here.


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