IVCA Newsletter – August 23, 2023

Association News

IVCA Feature: VC & PE Forecasts & Assessments in 4th Quarter 2023

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2023 IVCA Awards!

2024 IVCA Invitational golf event set for Monday, June 24, 2024!

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State Legislative Issues – 08/23/2023

IVCA Events

October 26, 2023 – 2023 IVCA CFO Summit

December 4, 2023 – 2023 IVCA Awards Dinner

Other Events of Interest

September 14, 2023 – Chicago Boot Camp for Private Equity Professionals 2023

Industry News

First Analysis invests in Stamus Networks, provider of enterprise class Suricata-based network security

Baird Capital Invests in Osano

Monroe Capital Supports CORE Industrial Partners’ GEM Manufacturing Add-on Acquisition

Locke Lord Team Advises Ambac Financial Group on Acquisition of Riverton Insurance Agency | Experience | Locke Lord

Sidley Represents Owners of the Premier Hockey Federation in the Launch of a New North American Women’s Professional Hockey League

Ropes & Gray Advises Francisco Partners on its Recommended £175 Million Cash Offer for AIM Quoted Blancco Technology

Tradable Partners with Victory Park Capital and Spring Labs to Revolutionize Access to Private Credit

Patriot Capital Announces Investment in Salem One

Klar secures $100 Million Debt Facility from Victory Park Capital to Expand Credit Products in Mexico

Locke Lord Team Represents Excel Services Corporation in Acquisition of IEPSON Consulting Enterprises | Experience | Locke Lord

Ropes & Gray Advises Berkshire Partners and Tango Analytics in its Acquisition of WatchWire

Sidley Represents Invenergy Renewables in US$1.5 Billion Renewable Portfolio Acquisition from American Electric Power

Monroe Capital Supports Lindsay Goldberg’s Acquisition of Lightwave Dental

SumUp Secures New US$100 Million Credit Facility from Victory Park Capital to Accelerate its Merchant Cash Advance Product

Wind Point Partners Port Co Pavion Acquires RFI Enterprises, Inc

Motion & Control Enterprises Acquires Ultimation Industries, LLC

Sidley Represents Avid in Its US$1.4 Billion Acquisition by an Affiliate of STG

Ropes & Gray Represents Kohlberg & Company in Agreement to Acquire Majority Stake in Engage PEO

Frontenac Announces the Appointment of Gabe Becerra as Director of Development, Greg Ruffini as Vice President, and Jordan McDonald as Associate

Prospect Partners Announces New Hires and Promotion

The Wall Street Journal: Paul Hsu of Crypto Venture Firm Decasonic Weighs in on Sector’s Future

Sidley Represents American Family Ventures on Closing of US$444 Million Venture Capital Fund IV

Ropes & Gray Advises Dragoneer in Educational Software Investment

Sidley Advises The TIFIN Group LLC in the Formation of the TIFIN Subsidiary and Related Investments

Ropes & Gray Advises Audax Private Equity in Sale of Corevitas to Thermo Fisher Scientific

Sidley Represents ADARx Pharmaceuticals in Its US$200 Million Series C Financing

Ropes & Gray Represents Kohlberg & Company in its Sale of Minority Stake in Entrust Solutions Group

Drinks With The Deal: Sidley’s Brian Fahrney

Ropes & Gray Advises TSG Consumer Partners on Trinity Solar Investment

Ropes & Gray Advises Haveli Investments in its Acquisition of Certinia, Inc.

Ropes & Gray Advises AWP Safety in Strategic Acquisition of RHV Capital’s Traffic Control Group

Job Postings

Please view the full details for each Job Posting listed below, on our website HERE. Once at Job Postings please scroll down the pages to view the jobs. They are listed chronologically as received, most current first.

New!  Chicago Pacific Founders – Senior Fund Controller


Chicago Pacific Founders (CPF) is a top decile Chicago‐based private equity firm that was established in 2014 to serve as a registered investment advisor that manages private funds and partners with companies that the firm believes are position to lead innovations in healthcare delivery and in caring for aging populations. CPF primarily focuses on growth companies in targeted sectors where the fund can contribute significantly beyond its capital.

Currently, through its three buy‐out funds and a Healthcare focused real estate fund, the firm has 24 investments across multiple investment strategies, including healthcare real estate.


The Senior Fund Controller will support the growth of its investment platform and play a key leadership role in the CPF’s accounting, tax, and financial reporting functions. The role will work closely with the firm’s CFO/CCO and COO, this professional will handle critical areas of the firm’s investment and accounting process, including maintenance of the management company general ledger, treasury and cash management, quarterly financial reporting, the creation, and maintenance of supporting schedules, reporting to investors, and collaboration with the firm’s fund administration team on all fund accounting matters.

For more detail, please click HERE!

CONTACT:  David Han, dhan@cpfounders.com

Svoboda Capital Partners – Private Equity Associate

Svoboda Capital Partners, LLC (“SCP”) was founded in 1998 to invest in and help build business services and value-added distribution companies. SCP invests in leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, and growth equity opportunities. SCP targets middle market growth companies which typically have between $10 million to $100 million in revenue and $3 million to $15 million in EBITDA.

Job Description:

Assist in identifying, evaluating, and executing potential acquisitions through due diligence, market research and financial modeling. Assist in the development and ongoing management of portfolio companies, including portfolio company and investor financial reporting. Assist in initiating and maintaining relationships with intermediaries and other investment sources.

The position requires direct interaction with the principals of SCP and top management of portfolio companies and offers a highly challenging and diverse experience. Position will be originally structured for a two-year term, but the opportunity for a third year may exist.


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