IVCA Newsletter December 5, 2018

IVCA Newsletter


December 5, 2018

Association News

IVCA Feature: Anatomy of an Investment... KB Partners Announces Additional Funding of asensei, Inc.

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State and Federal Legislative Issues - 12.5.18

IVCA Events

Check back for 2019 Events!

Other Events of Interest

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

Industry News

Prospect Partners Sells Owen Equipment Company

Origin Ventures Leads $8.2 Million in Series A Funding of 15Five

Victory Park Capital Appoints Kevin Burke as Partner

Linden adds two Vice Presidents to Investment Team

Wynnchurch Capital Invests in Buchanan Rubber as Part of Growing Distribution Platform

American Industrial Partners to Acquire Current, Powered by GE

Wind Point Partners To Acquire The Kleinfelder Group

Thoma Bravo Announces Strategic Growth Investment with Acquisition of PEC Safety

ParkerGale Capital Closes Second Fund at $375 Million

Perrigo Announces New Product Developed in Partnership with Water Street Company

Ropes & Gray Advises Convey Health Solutions and New Mountain Capital in Combination with HealthScape Advisors and Pareto Intelligence

Arbor Investments Completes Acquisition from Mars Petcare, Launches Red Collar Pet Foods

Cato Research Partners with Water Street

Linden Capital Partners' Portfolio Company Solara Acquires Huey’s Home Medical

Ropes & Gray Advises Cambrex in Acquisition of Avista Pharma Solutions

Monroe Capital Supports TooJay’s Restaurants

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

Monroe Capital Closes $1.33 Billion Private Credit Fund II

Linden Sells SeraCare to KKR’s LGC

Ropes & Gray Acts as Legal Advisor to acpi on Acquisition of Elkay Wood Products 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.

First Analysis – December 2018

Venture capital/equity technology analyst
This Chicago-based role, which is central to our established business model (30+ year track record in venture capital, equity research, and investment banking), combines 1) public equity research with 2) direct responsibility for sourcing, executing, and managing venture capital investments. Our model places a heavy emphasis on establishing thought leadership by publishing in-depth white papers and related research reports in specific tech sectors and extensive networking among executives, investors, and other key players.
Click here for details.


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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