2013 IVCA Awards Dinner

IVCA Announces 2013 Awardees


Each year the IVCA celebrates our industry with the Annual Dinner to honor individual members and outstanding companies from the private equity/venture capital community.

The honorees for 2013 are:

James J. O'Connor, Jr., MVC Capital will be awarded the RIchard J. Daley Medal
Theodore L. Koenig, Monroe Capital will be awarded the Stanley C. Golder Medal
James F. Dugan, OCA Ventures will be awarded the Fellows Medal
Actient Pharmaceuticals will be awarded the 2013 IVCA Portfolio Company of the Year (for Private Equity)
Gogo will be awarded the 2013 IVCA Portfolio Company of the Year (for Venture Capital)

At this year's December 9th dinner, the recipients will be honored with the following awards:
  • Stanley C. Golder Award.  The Golder Award honors individuals who have made profound and lasting contributions to the private equity industry in Illinois.
  • Richard J. Daley Award.  The Daley Medal honors a single individual who has given extraordinary support to the State of Illinois while participating in or being an advocate for the venture capital and private equity community.
  • The Fellows Medal. The Fellows Medal recognizes individuals for their outstanding contributions to the venture capital and private equity profession and to the Illinois Venture Capital Association (IVCA). 
  • Portfolio Company of the Year.  This award recognizes and Illinois company that was backed by private equity, experienced substantial revenue growth, and has had a realized liquidity event with outstanding results for fund investors.
  • Portfolio Company of the YearThis award recognizes and Illinois company that was backed by venture capital, experienced substantial revenue growth, and has had a realized liquidity event with outstanding results for fund investors.

Events details:

5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Four Seasons Hotel
120 E. Delaware Street
Chicago

Dress code:  Business Attire

Schedule for the evening:

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Cocktail Reception/Networking
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Dinner/Awards Presentation
8:30 p.m. -                  Greenberg Traurig Dessert Reception

Presenting Sponsor:  Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Platinum and Dessert Reception Sponsor:  Greenberg Traurig,LLP

Platinum Sponsor:  Kutchins, Robbins & Diamond, Ltd.

Gold sponsors:

Adams Street Partners McDermott Will & Emery Square 1 Bank
Baker Tilly McGladrey Sterling Partners
Duchossois Group OCA Ventures
Thoma Bravo
Edwards Wildman Plante Moran
Vedder Price
Frontenac Company

Pritzker Group

William Blair

GTCR

RCP Advisors LLC
Winston & Strawn LLP
J.P. Morgan Sidley Austin LLP
Wintrust Commercial Banking
Madison Dearborn Partners Silicon Valley Bank Wynnchurch Capital, Ltd.


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