IVCA Newsletter July 20, 2022

Association News

IVCA Feature: Where Chicago Ranks in the Top 300 Incubators/Accelerators According to Fallory.com

Sun, fun and golf at the 2022 IVCA Invitational on July 18th

IVCA Introduces the 2022 IVCA Scholars

Legislative News

IVCA Provides Updates for State Legislative Issues – 07/20/22

IVCA Events

September 8, 2022 – IVCA Inclusion in Action, Part 3 – How To Be Authentic at Work, Especially in Uncertain Times

October 20, 2022 – IVCA CFO Summit for Finance Professionals of VC/PE Firms (only)

November 18, 2022 – IVCA Inclusion in Action, Part 4 – Strategies for Survival: Cultivating Mentors and Allies for Success

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

Other Events of Interest

August 25, 2022 – MWE/William Blair Private Equity Summer Social For Healthcare Investors

September 14, 2022 – SAVE THE DATE! MWE PE Boot Camp for Young/Midlevel PE Professionals

September 22, 2022 – 2022 Momentum Awards

Industry News

Pattern Brands Raises $25M to Accelerate Brand Building; Announces Acquisition of Yield and Poketo; Victory Park Capital Participates

Thoma Bravo Completes Strategic Investment in Grayshift

Katten represented Sterling Partners-backed Platinum Dermatology on its merger with Sun Capital-backed West Dermatology

McDermott Represents Quote.com in Acquisition of Ring2Media Inc.

Sidley Represents DigiCert in its Acquisition of DNS Made Easy

Madison Dearborn Partners To Acquire Majority Stake in Unison from Carlyle

Baird’s Pan Named to Crain’s ‘Notable Executives of Color in Finance’ List

Sharon Luboff Joins Water Street Healthcare Partners

Sidley Continues Growing Its Private Equity Practice with Native Miami Partner Gabriel Valdes and Three Native Miami Corporate Associates

Chicago Pacific Founders Promotes Sameer Mathur to Partner

Baird Capital Announces New Partner On Venture Team

Wind Point Partners Backed CTSI Acquires Firecom

Sidley Represented Goldman Sachs in the US$116M Financing of SingleStore

Wind Point Partners Port Co Smart Care Acquires Espresso Partners

Pritzker Private Capital Adds Technology and Automation Expertise to its Operations Group

CORE Industrial Partners Portfolio Company CGI Manufacturing Holdings Acquires Tenere

Sidley Represents Clearlake-Backed Cornerstone in its Acquisition of SumTotal, a Skillsoft Company

Accenture to Acquire Growth Catalyst Partners-Backed The Stable to Bolster its Commerce Transformation Expertise in North America

BPOC-Backed Alliance Physical Therapy Partners Announces Partnership with Excel Rehab & Sports

Sidley Represents Stonepeak in US$2.5 Billion Equity Investment in Data Center Company CoreSite

Sidley Adds Private Equity-Focused Global Finance Partner Daniel Lindsey in Singapore

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.

July 2022:

Prospect Partners – FUND CFO

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description: Prospect Partners seeks qualified candidates for a fund-level CFO.  As a valuable member of our team, the CFO will take an active role in leading Prospect’s fund-level finance, accounting and compliance functions.  This role reports to the partnership of the firm.

See full job description HERE.

Interested candidates should send a resume to:  recruiting@prospect-partners.com

May 2022:

Kinzie Capital Partners – Vice President, Finance & Accounting

As a valuable Kinzie employee, the Vice President, Finance & Accounting will assist the team by taking an active role in supporting the Finance & Operations team, which is dedicated to financial and compliance management as well as general operations. This role reports to the Founder & Managing Partner and works closely with the Director, Investor Relations & Operations as well as the Assistant Vice President, Finance & Investor Relations.

Get full job description HERE!  Please send inquiries to employment@kinziecp.com

March 2022:

RiverGlade Capital – Controller

RiverGlade Capital (“RiverGlade” or “RGC”) is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on control buyouts of growth-oriented, lower middle market healthcare companies. RiverGlade partners with founders, entrepreneurs and management teams of high quality, differentiated healthcare companies that have EBITDA in the range of $3 million to $15 million and generally invests $20 million to $80 million per platform.

Investing together for more than two decades, the RiverGlade team is currently deploying RGC Fund I, a $325 million fund. This is a unique opportunity to join a strong organization, contribute valuable, hands-on experience, and be directly involved in the operations of the firm.

For more information visit www.rivergladecapital.com.

Job Description
The Controller will focus primarily on the accounting and operations of various investment Funds managed by RiverGlade Capital. Key areas include managing the quarterly and monthly fund close process, investor allocations, investor statements, creating capital call and distribution schedules, coordinating and interfacing with the Fund Administrator, generating internal and investor reporting, overseeing cash management and assisting in the audit and tax reporting processes. The candidate should be highly motivated, self-directed, possess strong analytical skills as well as have excellent communication skills. This team member will be part of a small and dynamic team and will report directly to the CFO.

Get all of the details HERE!

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!

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