GTCR Announces Acquisition of Cole-Parmer Instrument Company

Corporate Carve-out of Leading Manufacturer and Distributor of Life Sciences Products GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Cole-Parmer Instrument Company (“Cole-Parmer”) from Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) (“Thermo Fisher”) for $480 million. Cole-Parmer, headquartered in Vernon Hills, Illinois, is a leading […]


GTCR and Opus Global Acquire Hiperos

Acquisition of Leading SaaS Provider of Third-Party Management Solutions CHICAGO, IL and BRANCHBURG, NJ – July 8, 2014 GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced that Opus Global Holdings, LLC (“Opus Global”), its management partnership led by former VeriFone CEO Douglas Bergeron, has acquired Hiperos, LLC (“Hiperos”). Hiperos is a rapidly growing global specialist […]


GTCR Acquires Vocus, Inc. Deal Expands Firm’s Position in Attractive PR Software Category

Chicago, IL and BELTSVILLE, MD – May 30, 2014 GTCR, a leading private equity firm, and Vocus, Inc. (“Vocus”) (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of cloud-based public relations and marketing software, jointly announced today the successful completion of the acquisition of Vocus by an affiliate of GTCR. Vocus provides cloud-based public relations and marketing software […]


GTCR Announces Partnership with Carl Hull and Eric Tardif to form Maravai Life Sciences

Chicago, IL – March 18, 2014 GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Carl Hull and Eric Tardif to form Maravai Life Sciences, Inc. (“Maravai”). The new company, headquartered in San Diego, California, will focus on acquiring companies and products in the diagnostics and life sciences […]


GTCR Announces Acquisition of Callcredit Information Group Limited

Investment in Leading UK Provider of Consumer Credit Data & Analytics Solutions CHICAGO, IL and LEEDS, UNITED KINGDOM – February 16, 2014 GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced that it has acquired Callcredit Information Group Limited (“Callcredit” or the “Company”) in partnership with its management team. Callcredit is a leading provider of consumer […]


GTCR Closes $3.85 Billion Buyout Fund

Leading Private Equity Firm Exceeds Target CHICAGO, IL – January 27, 2014 GTCR today announced the final closing of its eleventh buyout fund, GTCR Fund XI, with $3.85 billion of equity capital commitments. The fund, which had a target of $3.25 billion, was oversubscribed, resulting in fundraising activity culminating relatively quickly after the fund’s initial […]


Actient Wins IVCA 2013 Portfolio Company of the Year Award

December 10, 2013 (Chicago, IL) At its Annual Dinner event, the Illinois Venture Capital Association (IVCA) last night honored Actient Pharmaceuticals as its 2013 Portfolio Company of the Year. The award recognizes an Illinois company that was backed by private equity, experienced substantial revenue growth, and had a realized liquidity event. Former Actient CEO, Ed […]


GTCR Completes Sale of Six3 Systems to CACI

Deal Reinforces Value of GTCR’s Leaders Strategy™ Chicago, IL — November 15, 2013 GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today it has completed the previously announced sale of its portfolio company, Six3 Systems (“Six3″), to CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI, “CACI”), a leading provider of information solutions and services to government customers, for $820 […]


GTCR Announces Sale of Six3 Systems

Deal Reinforces Value of GTCR’s Leaders Strategy™ Chicago, IL — October 9, 2013 GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today it has signed an agreement to sell its portfolio company, Six3 Systems, Inc. (“Six3″), to CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI, “CACI”), a leading provider of information solutions and services to government customers, for $820 […]


GTCR Announces $500 Million Partnership with Douglas Bergeron to Form Opus Global Holdings

Successful financial technology veteran to pursue acquisitions ranging in size from entrepreneurial entities to multibillion-dollar enterprises Chicago, IL and Palo Alto, CA — September 25, 2013 GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced it has entered into a partnership with Douglas G. Bergeron to form Opus Global Holdings, LLC (“Opus Global”), headquartered in Palo […]



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