GTCR Announces Partnership with Michael Rhodes to Form Palladian Financial Holdings

Former MBNA Chief Marketing Officer to Start New Firm Backed by GTCR CHICAGO, July 15, 2009 – GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced it has entered into a partnership with Michael Rhodes to form Palladian Financial Holdings, LLC (“Palladian”). Palladian, headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, will focus on creating a leading platform to provide […]


GTCR Announces Agreement to Invest in Ironshore, Inc.

CHICAGO, June 23, 2009 – GTCR, one of the nation’s leading private equity firms, today announced it has agreed to invest $200 million in Ironshore Inc., a leading specialty insurance company. GTCR will serve as lead investor in this financing that will involve a number of existing investors and will collectively provide the company with […]


GTCR and Six3 Systems Announce Agreement to Acquire Harding Security Associates

CHICAGO, June 25, 2009 – GTCR, one of the nation’s leading private equity firms, and Six3 Systems, Inc. (“Six3”), a GTCR portfolio company that specializes in providing national security and defense intelligence services, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Harding Security Associates, Inc. (“HSA”). HSA is a leading provider of identity intelligence, forensics analysis […]


GTCR Announces Partnership with Ken MacDonald to Form ReSurge Ltd.

CHICAGO, June 2, 2009 – GTCR, one of the leading private equity firms in North America, today announced it has entered into a partnership with Ken MacDonald to form ReSurge Ltd. ReSurge, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, will focus on creating a leading seismic data licensing company in Western Canada. GTCR plans to invest up to […]


GTCR Announces Partnership with Robert Coleman to Form Six3 Systems

CHICAGO, April 17, 2009 – GTCR, one of the nation’s leading private equity firms, today announced it has entered into a partnership with Robert Coleman to form Six3 Systems, Inc. (“Six3 Systems”). The new company, headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, will focus on building a leading government services platform specializing in national security and defense intelligence. […]


GTCR and Boomerang Media Announce Acquisition of Entertainment Rights’ Subsidiaries

CHICAGO, April 1, 2009 – GTCR, one of America’s leading private equity firms, and Boomerang Media, LLC, today announced the acquisition of the principal U.K. and U.S. trading subsidiaries of Entertainment Rights, a prominent global media company with an extensive portfolio encompassing some of the world’s most popular entertainment franchises. Boomerang Media was formed in […]


GTCR Announces Partnership with Ed Fiorentino to Form Actient Pharmaceuticals

CHICAGO, March 23, 2009 – GTCR, one of the nation’s leading private equity firms, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Ed Fiorentino to form Actient Pharmaceuticals, LLC (“Actient”). The new company, headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, will focus on acquiring and operating specialty pharmaceutical companies and products. Target opportunities include products which […]


GTCR Completes the Sale of Ovation Pharmaceuticals to Lundbeck

CHICAGO, March 19, 2009 – GTCR, one of the nation’s leading private equity firms, announced today that it has completed the previously announced sale of Ovation Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Ovation), a leading U.S. biopharmaceutical company. Ovation was acquired by H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck), an international pharmaceutical company based in Copenhagen, Denmark. The all-cash transaction will include […]


GTCR Announces Agreement to Sell Ovation Pharmaceuticals

CHICAGO, February 9, 2009 – GTCR, one of the nation’s leading private equity firms, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell Ovation Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Ovation), a leading U.S. biopharmaceutical company, in an all cash transaction valued at up to $900 million. Ovation will be acquired by H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck), an […]


GTCR Announces Partnership with Thomas Daulton to Form Devicor Medical Products

CHICAGO, November 11, 2008 – GTCR, one of the nation’s leading private equity firms, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Thomas Daulton to form Devicor Medical Products, LLC. The new company, headquartered in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, will focus on acquiring medical device companies and products. GTCR plans to invest up to […]



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