December 4, 2023 – 2023 IVCA Awards Dinner
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November 16, 2023 – Chicago Innovation Awards
December 6, 2023 – BDO’s Annual Private Equity Fund CFO Roundtable
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New! Sandbox Industries – Associate Position
Sandbox Industries invests in innovation to drive lasting change in human livelihood by fostering innovation across healthcare, insurance, and sustainability. We incorporate the best of traditional and corporate investing firms. Approximately 90% of the capital we manage is from strategic limited partners – large industry incumbents who are eager to embrace the innovations and technologies disrupting their businesses through a market-based approach. We partner with entrepreneurs who are seeking to make an impact on areas of high strategic value to corporate organizations, as well as with these organizations themselves. The primary medium for this work is venture capital.
In line with our mission, Sandbox Industries has served as the exclusive provider of investment management services to the Blue Venture Funds for over a decade. The Blue Venture Fund, a unique collaboration among Blue Cross Blue Shield companies, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Sandbox Industries, is owned, governed and capitalized by participating Blue Plans and affiliates. The Blue Venture Fund invests in venture and growth opportunities within healthcare technology, healthcare services and clinical sciences.
We are seeking passionate and self-motivated people to join our healthcare investment team to support all
aspects of the investment process. Our team is open, thoughtful, and collaborative.
- Perform financial modeling and analysis of growth and venture stage companies
- Conduct investment due diligence on companies of all stages, seed through growth
- Record all deal information for reporting and trend analysis
- Research and report on industry trends and potential new business models
- Support Investment Committee presentations and manage relationships across the Blue plan ecosystem and broader healthcare industry
- Assist in all aspects of portfolio company management
- Source potential investment opportunities
- 2-5 years’ experience
- Financial modeling and analysis experience required
- Healthcare finance, strategy or operating experience strongly preferred
- Strong communication (oral and written) and presentation skills
- Excellent financial modeling, valuation, and analytical skills
- Intellectual curiosity and ability to ask hard questions
- Demonstrated interpersonal and relationship-building skills
- Track record of good judgment and ability to navigate ambiguity
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
- Chicago, Illinois
- Investment team members are expected to work in Sandbox’s office on Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday of each week
Please contact email@example.com if you are interested.
Sandbox is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, state, or local law.
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.
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CONTACT: David Han, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.