IVCA Newsletter – August 9, 2023

Association News

IVCA Feature: New Member Profile of Exposition Ventures
2024 IVCA Invitational golf event set for Monday, June 24, 2024!

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State Legislative Issues – 08/09/2023

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

GTCR Partners with Former GTCR Executives to Acquire ADT’s Commercial Fire and Security Segment
Thoma Bravo and Madison Dearborn Partners Sell Syntellis Performance Solutions to Roper Technologies
Monroe Capital Supports Olympus Partners’ Acquisition of MEI Rigging & Crating
Sidley Represents Pearl Energy Investments in Its Capital Commitment to Voyager Midstream Holdings
Rubicon Technology Partners Closes Strategic Investment in Tacton
Prospect Partners Completes Sale of Portfolio Company Minuteman Security Technologies
Petal Closes New $200 Million Debt Facility from Victory Park Capital, Raises Additional Debt and Equity Funding
Frontenac Completes Continuation Vehicle with Motion & Control Enterprises
Novo Launches Novo Funding with $125M Facility from Victory Park Capital
IVCA BOD Member Joanna Arras Interviewed by The Executive Podcast
Direct investing strengthens family cohesion and purpose while driving long-term returns – By Paul Carbone
Sidley Represents Indoor Farming Company AppHarvest in Chapter 11 Filing
Midwestern Electric Acquires Kuharchik Construction and Wyoming Electric & Signals
Wind Point Partners Port Co Pavion Acquires REECE Complete Security Solutions
RiverGlade Capital Port Co Dynamic Access Acquires Priority PICC Solutions in Chicago
Frontenac Port Co RCG Global Services Acquires Woodridge Software to Expand its FinTech Services Capabilities
Sidley Advises Orion Industrial Ventures in Ceibo’s US$30 Million Series B Financing
Sidley Advises Voia Inc. in Its Pre-Seed Financing Round
Monroe Capital Expands Technology Finance Group with Jeff Kaye Hire
Victory Park Capital Executives Recognized as Notable Leaders in Finance by Crain’s Chicago Business
Sidley Represents Cyble in US$24 Million Series B Financing
Sidley Represents Evolvetogether in Its Seed Round Funding

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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