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Trending this week in private equity: CEO of PE-backed Centerplate under pressure to resign after allegedly hurting dog, Kelso offers sweet terms on latest fund, and LPs struggle to navigate most crowded fundraising environment ever.

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Top 10 posts: private equity

Trending in private equity news this week: Chicago Growth alums round up $350 million for new effort, TA is hungry for SkinnyPop, and Dyal Capital is looking for a PE senior associate.

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Trending on peHUB this week: the secrets to a successful PE career, fallout from SEC examinations of PE funds, and job openings at Allstate, Carlyle and Credit Suisse.

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Trending on peHUB this week: Career tips for would-be private equity pros, fundraising halt at Chicago Growth Partners, job openings at CalPERS, GI Partners and Providence, and lots more.


Chicago Growth Partners pulls plug on Fund III

Chicago Growth Partners has decided to stop raising its third private equity fund and instead will pursue a different structure to invest capital in small growth companies, according to a memo the firm sent to limited partners.

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This morning read all about buyouts loading up on debt in spite of warnings, a review of listed private equity vehicles, NEA’s Experiment Fund mulling a second offering and it’s curtains for Chicago Growth Partners Fund III.

EndoGastric Solutions rakes in $30 mln

EndoGastric Solutions has closed $30 million in Series G funding. Investors included Advanced Technology Ventures, Canaan Partners, Chicago Growth Partners, De Novo Ventures, Foundation Medical Partners, Oakwood Medical Investors and Radius Ventures. Based in San Mateo, Calif., EndoGastric Solutions develops products and procedures that treat gastrointestinal diseases.

2Checkout picks up $60 mln

Global payment processing service 2Checkout said Thursday that it has closed $60 million in funding. Chicago Growth Partners and Trident Capital led the round. According to the firm, the capital infusion will be used to accelerate expansion of its global payments processing platform.

CGP Completes Dividend Recapitalization of APM

Chicago Growth Partners has completed a dividend recapitalization of Advanced Pain Management. Pain management group APM has 30 board certified physicians performing the advanced interventional pain management procedures on patients suffering from chronic neck and back pain.

Marathon Data Systems Sold to Chicago Growth Partners

Chicago Growth Partners has acquired Marathon Data Systems, a provider of turnkey SaaS software solutions. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The sale provides an exit for Concentric Equity Partners. PRESS RELEASE ArchPoint Partners acted as sole financial advisor to Marathon Data Systems, a leading provider of turnkey SaaS software solutions used by […]

Chicago Growth Partners Refinances SESI

Chicago Growth Partners has led the recapitalization of Specialized Education Services, a provider of non-public, for-profit educational services for children with learning and behavioral difficulties. Proceeds from the transaction were used to refinance the company’s existing debt and pay a dividend to shareholders. PRESS RELEASE Chicago Growth Partners is pleased to announce that in June […]

Chicago Growth Partners Acquires Caprion Proteomics

Thallion Pharmaceuticals has sold Caprion Proteomics to an affiliate of Chicago Growth Partners. According to Thallion’s 2011 annual report, Thallion held a 16% interest in Caprion and Thallion reports the company will receive $4.5 million from the deal, including the escrow. At closing, total transaction value will be approximately $28 million. PRESS RELEASE Thallion Pharmaceuticals […]

Great Point Sells Caprion Proteomics

Great Point Partners has sold Caprion Proteomics to Chicago Growth Partners. Financial terms weren’t announced. Caprion provides proteomics services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. News of the deal was announced by Harris Williams which advised Caprion. PRESS RELEASE Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients […]

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