IVCA - Illinois Venture Capital Association
IVCA Newsletter August 27, 2008

Association News

IVCA Announces 2008 IVCA Award Winners
CHICAGO - The IVCA is pleased to announce its 2008 award winners. A dinner to formally announce the award winners will be held on Dec. 8, 2008.
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IVCA Scholars Gain Experience, Add Value
CHICAGO - The expanded IVCA Scholar Program has wrapped up its second summer and participating firms speak to the experienced gained and value provided from their undergraduate interns. While skills can be gained in the classroom, the real-world experience derived from working at the firms is irreplaceable.
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IVCA Luncheon on Sept. 18: How Do Private Equity Investors Create Value?
CHICAGO - Based on proprietary survey data collected by Ernst & Young LLP, IVCA members will get unique insights into what private equity professionals believe drove success at 300 deals.
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Tables Now on Sale For 2008 IVCA Awards Dinner
CHICAGO - Tables are now on sale for IVCA members for the 2008 IVCA Annual Awards Dinner, which will be held on Monday, Dec. 8, 2008 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.
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Industry News

WHI Capital Partners Announces Sale of Container Recycling Alliance to Strategic Materials, Inc.
CHICAGO - WHI Capital Partners has announced the sale of the Container Recycling Alliance to Strategic Materials, Inc., which is a portfolio company of Willis Stein & Partners.
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CHS Private Equity Invests in Heartland Dental
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Baird Venture Partners Announces Close of $170 Million Fund III
CHICAGO - Baird Venture Partners, which is the U.S.-based venture capital group of Baird Private Equity, has announced the final close for its third venture fund (BVP III) with a total of more than $170 million in committed capital.
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Apex Part of $10 Million Round For Bitwave
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Chrysalis Ventures Names John Willmoth as New Venture Partner
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Chrysalis Ventures has announced that John Willmoth (a former senior business development executive with Nextel Communications) has been named a new venture partner.
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Pamela Forbes Lieberman Joins Advisory Board at WHI Capital Partners
CHICAGO - WHI Capital Partners has announced that Pamela Forbes Lieberman has joined the advisory board at WHI Capital Partners.
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American Capital Books $120 Million in Profits After Contec Sale
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Baird Venture Partners Closes Fund After Raising $170 Million For Capital Deployment
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Madison Dearborn Cuts Fund to $7.5 Billion
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Is Tech Dead in Chicago?
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In-Flight Wi-Fi From Air-Cell Takes Off
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Opportunities, Risks For Midwest in Clean Tech
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Illinois Technology Development Account Held Up in Gridlock
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Bank Woes Snag Silicon Valley
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Investment Board Reinforces Confidence in Venture Future For Wisconsin
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Wisconsin Ought to Do More to Promote Venture Capital
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