IVCA Newsletter January 9, 2019

IVCA Newsletter


January 9, 2019

Association News

IVCA Feature: TEN 2019 Predictions for Venture Capital and Private Equity, As Reported by the Financial Press

In Memorium - Founding IVCA BOD Member Edward J. Condon, Jr. 1940-2018

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State and Federal Legislative Issues - 01.09.19

IVCA Events

October 24, 2019 - 2019 IVCA CFO Summit

December 9, 2019 - Annual IVCA Awards Dinner

Other Events of Interest

January 14 - WAVE's First Fireside Chat with Chicago Mayoral Candidates - Featuring Bill Daley on Jan 14, 2019

January 16, 2019 - The TOIGO Foundation Presents Industry Insights

January 23 - Winter Mayoral Race Series: Fireside Chat with Chicago Candidates Featuring Susana Mendoza

February 27, 2019 - NVCA Leadership Gala

March 1, 2019 - 18th Annual Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Company Private Equity Conference

March 19-20, 2019 - 2019 InvestMidwest

March 26-27, 2019 - 2019 Stanford/NVCA Venture Capital Symposium

April 23-24, 2019 - MedCity INVEST

May 14-15, 2019 - Midwest Growth Capital Symposium

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

June 24, 2019 - 2019 Midwest PE/VC Golf Event (A Good Walk Spoiled Foundation)


Industry News

Baird Capital Invests in GreenLight Biosciences, Inc.

Agent Capital Participates in $59M Funding of Entrada Therapeutics

Linden Announces Acquisition of Avalign Technologies, Inc.

Ropes & Gray Represents H.I.G. Capital in the Sale of Caraustar Industries, Inc. to Greif, Inc.

Svoboda Capital Partners LLC Promotes David Rubin

Thoma Bravo Completes Acquisition of Veracode Software

High Street Capital Welcomes Blake Bartolomei

Ropes & Gray advises TPG Capital on BVI’s acquisition of PhysIOL

Svoboda Capital Partners Exits Its Investment In Infinite Packaging Group

Frontenac Completes Sale of Behavioral Health Group

Ropes & Gray Advises Freeman Spogli in the Recapitalization of CRH Healthcare

Forbes Identifies ARCH as a 2018 Top Healthcare Investor

7wireVentures Strategic Perspective: Ten Industry Predictions for 2019

Ropes & Gray Advises GHO Capital in its Acquisition of Validant

Ropes & Gray Represents Advent International in its Acquisition of a Majority Stake in Aimbridge Hospitality

Ropes & Gray Represents Bain Capital Double Impact in its Acquisition of HealthDrive

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.


High Street Capital - December 2018


Job Description – Investing Team


Location: Chicago


View position detail here.


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 ten-person investing/operating team investing Fund V.


Location:  The position is Chicago-based with operations primarily in Chicago, and ultimately


Throughout the Midwest.


Title:  VP/Senior Associate depending on experience and qualifications.  Reports to Partners.


Company:  High Street Capital (www.HighStreetCapital.com) is a 20-year old, operations oriented private equity firm focused on acquiring, recapitalizing or providing growth equity capital to businesses with revenue between $10mm and $100mm and located east of the Rocky Mountains.  High Street Capital has the flexibility to invest equity capital on a control or non-control basis depending upon the owner’s objectives.  High Street Capital is currently investing its fifth committed fund of $165 million.



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.

Not for Profit BOD Positions

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Illinois Venture Capital Association
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