IVCA Newsletter February 16, 2022

Association NewsIVCA Feature: Start-Up and M&A Fever! How 2022 and the Financial Media is Looking at the Starting Points for VC & PE

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State Legislative Issues – 02/16/2022

IVCA Events

December 5, 2022 – 2022 IVCA Awards Dinner presented by Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Other Events of Interest

February 17, 2022 – Sidley Webinar “The Evolution of Continuation Funds”

March 9-10, 2022 – HPE Miami

March 28-30, 2022 – MedCity INVEST 2022

Industry News

First Analysis invests in Insellerate, a leading customer engagement platform for mortgage lenders

HPA Participates in $9M Series A of LandscapeHub

Baird Capital Participates in $31.5M Series C Funding of Portfolio Company SourceDay

The Bottom Line: NewSpring Invests in Star Plastics

Ropes & Gray Advises Enviolo in its Sale to Inflexion Private Equity

Sidley Advises Salt Security on US$140 Million Series D Funding

Baird Capital Portfolio Company GreenLight Biosciences Goes Public

Baird Capital Portfolio Company Vitalyst Sold to Alithya

Baird Capital Exits Portfolio Company Nigel Wright Group

Ropes & Gray Represents Planet Fitness in Acquisition of Sunshine Fitness and Securitization Note Offering

Sidley Represents KKR as Lead Investor in the Series F Fundraising of Newly Minted Unicorn, Livspace

Thoma Bravo Backed Nintex Acquires Process Discovery Innovator and RPA Leader KryonWind Point Partners Port Co Handgards Acquires Fineline Settings

Ropes & Gray Advises Altamont Capital Partners in its Acquisition of Bishop Lifting Products

Sidley Represents OMERS Private Equity in Sale of Interest of Forefront Dermatology

Ropes & Gray Represents Forescout Technologies in its Acquisition of CyberMDX

Sidley Represents Private Equity Firms EQT and Verdane in Their Sale of Forsta

Job Postings

Please view the 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.

February 2022:

Pritzker Private Capital – Marketing & Communications Coordinator

The Marketing & Communications Coordinator will be integral in supporting the efforts to build the PPC brand and delivering high-impact communications to our stakeholders across all channels. This person will report to the Head of Global Strategic Partnerships and will have the opportunity to work closely with senior members of the team.

For position details, click HERE. (This is a pdf download).

CIBC BANK USA – Associate Position

CIBC BANK USA is hiring to their tech group at CIBC for an Associate position. Get the details https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2886628019

November 2021:

50 South Capital – Assistant Controller – Alternative Investments

The Alternatives Assistant Controller will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of our hedge fund and private equity fund of funds.  This role will be key part of the team to ensure the safety of client assets and that procedures are being followed.

50 South Capital was formed with the vision of building a team of experienced professionals while leveraging the network, reach, and resources of a global asset management firm. We believe that this will position us to generate attractive risk-adjusted performance and most importantly, to provide a boutique client experience that investors seek in a long-term partner. As of December 31, 2020 we have approximately $7.6 billion in assets under management and $2.9 billion in assets under advisement.

For position details, click HERE.

October 2021:

KRD – Accountants, Consultants, Advisors

KRD has openings at all levels in our tax, audit and client services departments.

Do you know someone looking for a great opportunity with an accounting, finance or data analytics background?  We have a spot for them!

Please share their resume with our HR Director Christi Gillen or Al Kutchins.

September 2021:

Full Time Analyst, Director of Partnership Platform – ARCH Venture Partners

We are looking for a full-time analyst to join ARCH Venture Partners (Chicago HQ). This analyst will play a central role in a high-visibility internal project, connecting corporate venture partners and tech scouts with cutting-edge research.

Our ideal candidate is self-directed, detail-oriented, and comfortable exercising initiative and operating with minimal guidance. Candidates must be excited about cutting-edge scientific technologies and comfortable going deep in a wide range of scientific domains.

This role is ideal for a high-performing person who is early in their career and wants to learn about the commercialization of science, corporate technology scouting, and venture capital.

Get information here!

 Analyst – NewSpring Capital

NewSpring Capital is looking for an analyst to support its Mezzanine strategy. In this position, you will play a critical role on our team of investment professionals who help to source new deals and manage our existing portfolio companies. You will provide support throughout the investment process and be involved in all aspects of the investment lifecycle including sourcing, underwriting and execution, monitoring and exiting.

Get all the details here!

August 2021

Nonprofit with venture capital model seeking new board members

A Better Chicago, a nonprofit venture philanthropy that aims to change how Chicago fights poverty, is seeking additional Board and Leadership Council members to provide strategic guidance, oversight, and support to the organization. A Better Chicago leverages a venture capital approach by investing in only the most promising and bold ideas that provide impactful, scalable opportunities for youth living in the city’s most vulnerable communities. Since 2010, A Better Chicago has raised more than $55 million to invest in its diversified portfolio of nonprofit organizations and to support over 100 capacity-building projects—ranging from strategic planning to leadership development—to strengthen the organizational capacity of its grantees. In total, A Better Chicago’s portfolio serves over 43,000 youth annually in the Chicago area.

Joining A Better Chicago’s Board of Directors or Leadership Council provides an unparalleled opportunity to impact Chicago while engaging in a community of like-minded leaders. The Board of Directors and Leadership Council are comprised of ambitious and experienced leaders from the public and private sectors who help shape the organization’s vision and strategy, interact with our community, and have access to exclusive, one-of-a-kind events. All Board and Leadership Council members share the organization’s values and are deeply committed to the mission of fighting poverty with opportunity. To learn more, please contact: Beth Swanson, Chief Executive Officer (bswanson@abetterchicago.org) or Becky Betts, Chief Marketing and External Affairs Officer (bbetts@abetterchicago.org) or visit abetterchicago.org.

July 2021

Two (2) Early Career Investors – Hyde Park Venture Partners

Hyde Park Venture Partners is hiring two early-career investment team members in Chicago, and are flexible across levels of experience from Analyst (less than 3 years’ prior relevant experience) to Associate (3–6 years prior relevant experience).

Get all the information HERE!

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