IVCA Newsletter April 12, 2017

IVCA Newsletter


April 12, 2017

Association News

Reaching out to Legislators does not Violate “Pay to Play Rules”

IVCA Feature: Nicole Yeary on the Companies Participating in the 2017 Spring WiSTEM Cohort Program

REGISTER TODAY! 2017 IVCA Spring Luncheon featuring panel "How Washington Might Affect Venture and Private Equity" abnd "Fireside Chat with Bryan Cressey, Cressey & Company and David Golder"

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State and Federal Legislative Issues - 04.12.17

IVCA Events

May 16 - 2017 IVCA Spring Luncheon

October 24 - 2017 IVCA Annual CFO Summit for VC and PE Finance Professionals

December 4 - 2017 IVCA Annual Awards Dinner

Other Events of Interest

April 12 - Kellogg Spark 2017: The Premier Student-run Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference

April 24 - 2017 iBIO IndEx

May 17-18 - MedCity INVEST

June 26 - 2017 Midwest PE/VC Golf Invitational

September 13-14 - 2017 Chicago Venture Summit

September 21 - 2017 Share the Vision - University of Illinois' Innovation & Start-Up Showcase

November 2 - 2017 Momentum Awards

Industry News

Timothy Castelli (Chicago) to the position of counsel in the firm’s private equity practice group

Plante Moran - Case study: State of Illinois Treasurer's Office

Growth Catalyst Partners Announces the Formation of its New Middle Market Private Equity Firm

Ropes & Gray Guides Mentor Graphics in Completion of $4.5 Billion Acquisition by Siemens

Shore Capital Partners Announces Closing of Fund II with $190 Million in Commitments

Baird Capital Portfolio Company Alpha Source Acquires Medical Optics

higi Raises Strategic Financing from BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Acquires EveryMove to Personalize Population Health

Ropes & Gray Advises CCMP in Acquisition of Truck Hero

ProAmpac, Portrolio Company of Pritzker Group Private Capital and A Leading Flexible Packaging Company, Completes Acquisition of Trinity Packaging Corporation

Genetec Inc. Integrates Motorola Solutions-Funded ShotSpotter Gunshot Detection Technology in Security Center

Ropes & Gray Advises TPG in Acquisition of Majority Stake in McAfee

GE Ventures Participates in $20M B-Round Funding of Portworx

Ropes & Gray Guides Underwriters in e.l.f. Beauty Secondary Offering

Martin Partners Recruits Sales Leader to Tiger-Sul Products

Plymouth Ventures Announces New Name and Website

1871 Issues Updated Pipeline Report

Ropes & Gray Advises Genstar Capital in Investment in Blue Star Sports

NCADV Announces New Partnership with Motorola Solutions-Backed RapidSOS to Provide Revolutionary Safety App to Communities

Thoma Bravo Takes Minority Investment in McAfee

Ropes & Gray Advises TSG on £213m Investment in Scottish Craft Brewer BrewDog

Water Street Healthcare Portfolio Company MedPlast Completes Acquisition to Expand Capabilities

GE invests $2 million in Alchemist Accelerator to back industrial IoT startups

Ropes & Gray Guides Samsonite in eBags Acquisition

Ropes & Gray Advises Codman Neuro on Acquisition of Irish Stroke Care Company

Job Postings

Please view the Job Postings listed below on our website here. Once at Job Postings please scroll down the pages to view the jobs. They are listed chronologically, most current first.

Chicago Booth

Senior Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives

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High Street Capital

Job Description – Operating Partner 
Location:  Chicago
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