IVCA Newsletter August 29, 2018

IVCA Newsletter


August 29, 2018

Association News

IVCA Feature: New Member Profile of White & Case International Law Firm

Treasurer Frerichs Announces Increase in Venture Funding to Help Grow Technology Businesses in Illinois

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State and Federal Legislative Issues - 08.29.18

IVCA Events

October 18 - 2018 IVCA Annual CFO Summit for VC and PE Finance Professionals

2018 Annual IVCA Awards Dinner

Other Events of Interest

August 30 - Wildfire Demo Day (Northwestern's The Garage)

September 6 - McDermott Will & Emery's Complimentary 2018 Boot Camp for Private Equity Professionals

September 13 - 19th Annual CityLIGHTS Awards

September 27- Illinois Ignite 2018

October 2 - 2018 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner

Oct 2 - Kayo Women's Venture Capital Forum (part of Kayo Women's Private Markets 6th Annual Conference

Oct 2-3 - Kayo Women's Private Equity Conference (part of Women's Private Market 6th Annual Conference)

October 29 - Chicago Innovation Awards

November 15 - 11th's Annual Momentum Awards Dinner

November 27-28 - IoT Summit Chicago

May 22, 2019 - VentureCat - Northwestern's annual student startup competition

Industry News

Svoboda Capital Partners Celebrates 20 Years

OCA Ventures Invests in PatientWisdom, Inc. Series A Funding

Edgewater Forms Specialty Packaging Platform

GTCR Announces Sale of GreatCall to Best Buy

NewSpring Invests in Leading Specialty Pharmacy

Wind Point Partners Announces Sale of Interface Performance Materials to Lydall, Inc.

Ropes & Gray Represents Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe in its Acquisition of Abzena plc

Madison Dearborn Partners-Backed U.S. Lumber to Acquire Alexandria Moulding

LInden Capital Partners' Portfolio Company Pinnacle Treatment Centers Acquires Family Counseling Center for Recovery

Ropes & Gray Advises KPA and CIVC Partners in its Investment from Providence Equity Partners

Ropes & Gray Represents Silver Lake in its Strategic Investment in GoodRx

Monroe Capital Expands Credit Facility to ProPharma Group

Thoma Bravo Completes Majority Investment in Centrify

Wynnchurch Capital Expands its Team with the Addition of Michael MacKay

TPG Capital Sells Eze Software to SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. for $1.45 Billion

Shore Capital Partners Portfolio Company EyeSouth Expands into South Florida Through Affiliation with Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute

OCA Ventures' Portfolio Company Genvid raises $10 million from Horizons Ventures for an interactive streaming engine

TSG Partner Company Duckhorn Wine Company Acquires Kosta Browne

Ropes & Gray Represents Planet Fitness in $1.275 Billion Securitized Financing Facility

Moderne Ventures Announces Its New Class of Seven Passport Companies

Boston Scientific agrees to acquire Baird Capital's Veniti

Monroe Capital Independent Sponsor Vertical Supports Level Capital Partners’ Recapitalization of S&S HealthCare Strategies, Ltd.

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.

7wire Ventures - May 31, 2018

Associate – Job Descripton

7wire Ventures is seeking an Associate to work out of their Chicago headquarters. The team is looking for someone to take an important and wide-ranging role in the fund. This excitng and varied positon is a great fit for the right self-motvated leader.

Click here for complete details.

High Street Capital - March 2018

Investing Team position

Opportunity: To join a 20 year old private equity firm with the objective of growing into a Partnership role. This person will be part of a four person investing team investing Fund V.
Location: The position is Chicago-based with operations primarily in Chicago, and ultimately Throughout the Midwest.
Title: Director/VP depending on experience and qualifications. Reports to Partners.
Click here for complete details.

Not for Profit BOD Positions

Victory Gardens Theater - see Trustee Roles and Responsibilities here.




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