IVCA Newsletter November 22, 2017

IVCA Newsletter


November 22, 2017

Association News

IVCA 2017 Awards Dinner Profile: Recipient of the Stanley C. Golder Award is John Hatherly, Founder & Managing Partner of Wynnchurch Capital

IVCA 2017 Awards Dinner Profile: Recipient of the Richard J. Daley Award is Howard Tullman, CEO of Chicago Start-Up Incubator ‘1871’

Tables and tickets for the Awards Dinner still available! Buy now!

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State and Federal Legislative Issues - 11.22.17

IVCA Events

December 4 - 2017 IVCA Annual Awards Dinner

Other Events of Interest

Industry News

Ropes & Gray Names Private Equity Partner to Helm its Chicago Office

Martin Partners Recruits Global Leader, Sales to ARCA

River Cities Capital Funds Leads $21.3M Investment in TaskEasy; Moderne Ventures Participates

Global M&A Network Honors GTCR with Top Award

Monroe Capital Wins Small Middle Markets Lender of the Year Award for 2017 by Global M&A Network

Ian Bund, Plymouth Growth Partners, Wins MVCA Lifetime Achievement Award

NewSpring Invests in Leading Digital Media Marketing Company

Wind Point Partners' Portfolio Company Evans Food Group Acquires Gaytan Foods

High Street Capital Acquires Open Range Beef

Linden Capital Partners Completes Sale of Young Innovations to The Jordan Company

Victory Park Capital Expands Strategic Partnership with Borro

Thoma Bravo to Acquire ABC Financial Services, Inc.

Navia Benefit Solutions Announces Partnership with Shore Capital Partners

Wind Point Partners' Portfolio Company Valicor Environmental Services Acquires Midstate Environmental Services

Monroe Capital Supports Accel-KKR’s Acquisition of Reapit

AmTrust Financial Services and Madison Dearborn Partners Enter Into Strategic T ransaction for a Portion of AmTrust's U.S. Fee Businesses with a Total Enterprise Value of $1.15 billion

Baird Capital Invests in Autism Therapy Provider, Hopebridge

First Analysis portfolio company Princeton Lightwave acquired by Ford-backed Argo AI for self-driving car effort

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.

Concentric Equity Partners, an FIC company

Private Equity Vice President -  Click here for job description

High Street Capital

Job Description – Operating Team, Digital Marketing
Location:  Chicago
Click here for details

University of Illinois

Illinois Ventures
Visiting Associate
Urbana Campus
Title:  Visiting Associate
Academic Professional
The University of Illinois seeks a Visiting Associate to engage in fulfilling the purpose of the Company.  Specifically, this purpose is to support the operations and investment activity of IllinoisVENTURES, which provides startup and early-stage venture financing for companies derived from technology originated or developed by faculty, staff, students and/or alumni of the University.  The Visiting Associate will provide support the efforts of the CEO, and the Senior Directors to promote these objectives.  Get more information here.


Not for Profit BOD Positions

Victory Gardens Theater - see Trustee Roles and Responsibilities here.





Illinois Venture Capital Association
Please mail all correspondence to: 27 N. Wacker Drive, #405, Chicago, IL 60606