IVCA Newsletter June 20, 2022
IVCA Profile: Neal Sáles-Griffin, Managing Director of TechStars Chicago, on the Class of 2022
Find out “How to be an Upstander When You See Bias in Action” on June 29th!
IVCA Provides Updates for State Legislative Issues – 06/22/2022
June 29, 2022 – IVCA Webcast: Inclusion in Action Series, Part 2 – How to be an Upstander When You See Bias in Action
July 12, 2022 – Web3 is coming. Are your teams ready?
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
September 22, 2022 – 2022 Momentum Awards
Linden Announces Agreement to Acquire Majority Stake in Aspirion
Victory Park Capital Closing on $2.4 Billion for Asset Backed Opportunistic Credit Strategy
Grayshift Announces Strategic Investment from Thoma Bravo
Chicago:Blend Startup Diversity Survey findings
Katten represents PSP Capital in its acquisition of StormTrap
Ropes & Gray Advises 3i on Digital Barriers Investment
Sidley Represents EnterpriseDB and Great Hill Partners in Majority Growth Investment from Bain Capital Private Equity
Shore Capital Announces Partnership with Moesle Meat Distribution
Origin Ventures Invests in Cloverleaf
Fountain Announces $100M Financing Led by B Capital Group
Katten represents North Branch Capital in its expansion of Residential Roofing Platform
Ropes & Gray Advises New Mountain Capital in Growth Partnership with Emmes
Sidley Represents Commonwealth Asset Management and Shadowbox in US$500 Million Strategic Investment From Silver Lake
Pritzker Private Capital-Backed Plaskolite Acquires MXL Industries
CORE Industrial Partners Portfolio Company RE3DTECH acquires GoProto
Growth Catalyst Partners-Backed GovExec Acquires CJIS GROUP, Leading Provider of Procurement Data for State and Local Market
GTCR and Carlyle-Backed Resonetics Announces Acquisition of Agile MVKatten represents E78 Partners in its acquisition of Cadilus Inc.
Ropes & Gray Advises New Mountain Capital in Growth Partnership with Emmes
Ropes & Gray Represents Altamont Capital Partners in Sale of Excel Fitness to Olympus Partners
Ropes & Gray Advises Cambridge Information Group on Acquisition of Emerald Publishing
Ropes & Gray Represents Genstar Capital on the Sale of a Majority Stake in Advarra to Blackstone and CPPIB
Ropes & Gray Advises Providence Equity Partners in Sale of Vistage Worldwide
Buyer Beware: Compliance Risks at Emerging Cellular and Gene Therapy Companies
Sidley Duo Named 2022 Private Equity “Leaders of Influence” by Los Angeles Business Journal
Sidley Represents Athene and Wheels Donlen in the Latter’s Acquisition of LeasePlan USA
Sidley Represents Clearlake Capital in Its Strategic Investment in AMCS
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
ARCH Venture Partners – Senior Fund Accountant
We are looking for an experienced accountant to join our finance and accounting team at ARCH Venture Partners. This position will report to the SVP of Finance and will interact with all members of the accounting and finance team, including the Finance and Accounting Manager, Director of Finance, and CFO.
Get full job description HERE! Please send inquiries/questions to Zach Wensch.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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 (email@example.com) or Becky Betts, Chief Marketing and External Affairs Officer (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit abetterchicago.org.
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