GTCR Announces Investment in Zayo Group to Finance Zayo’s Pending Acquisition of AboveNet

Combination of Zayo Group with AboveNet will Create a Leading Pure-Play Bandwidth Infrastructure Provider CHICAGO, IL (March 19, 2012) – GTCR, a leading Chicago-based private equity firm, announced today it will invest in Zayo Group, LLC (“Zayo”) to finance its pending acquisition of AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE: ABVT; “AboveNet”) for $84.00 per share of AboveNet common […]


GTCR Announces Partnership with Telecom Lease Advisors

CHICAGO, IL – March 12, 2012 – GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced it has entered into a partnership with Telecom Lease Advisors (“TLA”), a land lease acquisition firm led by Jarred Saba and Andrew Corkern. GTCR has committed up to $150 million of equity capital to fund TLA’s growth. “We are excited […]


GTCR Wins “Private Equity Firm of the Year” Award

Global M&A Network Recognizes GTCR with Top Honor October 26, 2011 (New York, NY) – Global M&A Network announced the winners of the annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards last night at The Harvard Club of New York City. GTCR, a leading private equity firm, earned the top honor of “Private Equity Firm of the Year […]


GTCR Promotes Aaron D. Cohen and Sean L. Cunningham to Principal

Chicago, IL (September 21, 2011) – GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today the promotions of Aaron D. Cohen and Sean L. Cunningham to Principal. Mr. Cohen joined GTCR in 2003 as an Associate and became a Vice President in 2004. During his tenure, he has played an instrumental role in many successful investments […]


AssuredPartners Acquires Neace Lukens

Deal Provides National Insurance Brokerage Platform Chicago, IL  – September 20, 2011 – GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today that AssuredPartners, Inc., a GTCR portfolio company, has acquired Neace Lukens, a Louisville, Kentucky-based insurance agency.  Neace Lukens is the 24th largest private insurance broker in the U.S.* with $88 million annual revenue and […]


GTCR Announces Proposal to Acquire Fundtech

Combination with BankServ to a Create Global Leader in Payments and Banking Technology CHICAGO, IL – September 14, 2011 – GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced that, following completion of its due diligence and negotiations with Fundtech Ltd. (“Fundtech”), it has submitted a proposal to acquire Fundtech, a leading provider of transaction banking […]


Aligned Asset Managers Invests in The Townsend Group

Platform Partnership with Real Estate Industry Leader Advances Aligned’s Growth Strategy Stamford, CT – August 29, 2011 ─ Aligned Asset Managers, LLC (“Aligned”), a portfolio company of leading private equity firm GTCR, today announced it has acquired a majority interest in The Townsend Group (“Townsend”).  Townsend, established in 1983, is the largest global specialty real […]


Devicor® Medical Products, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Neoprobe’s Gamma Detection Devices

Deal Adds Key Building Block To Devicor’s Growth Strategy Cincinnati, Ohio – August 17, 2011 – Devicor® Medical Products, Inc. (Devicor), a portfolio company of GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today the completion of its previously announced agreement to acquire the neoprobe® gamma detection system (GDS) products and related assets from Neoprobe Corporation. […]


GTCR Announces Acquisition of Bankserv

Investment To Help Accelerate Growth of Leading Financial Technology Franchise CHICAGO, IL – August 16, 2011 – GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced it has agreed to acquire a majority stake in BServ, Inc. (“BankServ”), a leading SaaS (software-as-a-service) provider offering financial services and banking technology that facilitates electronic corporate payments and bank-to-bank […]


GTCR Announces Agreement to Partner with Emmis Communications to Acquire Merlin Media LLC

CHICAGO, IL – June 21, 2011 – GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to partner with Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) and Randy Michaels to acquire Merlin Media LLC (“Merlin Media”) a company which owns and operates media assets. Merlin Media has signed definitive documentation with Emmis […]



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