GTCR Closes $5.25 Billion Buyout Fund

October 30, 2017

CHICAGO, IL - October 10, 2017  Leading Private Equity Firm Exceeds Target GTCR today announced the final closing of its twelfth buyout fund, GTCR Fund XII, with $5.25 billion of limited partner capital commitments. The fund, with a target of $4.5 billion, was quickly …

GTCR Announces Second Partnership with Phil Spencer and Rod Siemers to Form Mega Broadband Investments

October 30, 2017

CHICAGO, IL - October 2, 2017  Successful Cable Veterans to Build New Broadband Provider through Acquisitions and Organic Growth Initiatives GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced that it has entered into a second partnership with Phil Spencer and Rod Siemers …

GTCR Promotes John Kos and Jeff Heh to Principal

October 30, 2017

CHICAGO, IL - September 27, 2017  GTCR, a leading Chicago-based private equity firm, recently named John Kos and Jeff Heh as Principals of the firm. Mr. Kos joined GTCR in 2006 as an Associate and became a Vice President in the firm’s Healthcare …

GTCR Announces Acquisition of Majority Stake in Simpli.fi

October 30, 2017

CHICAGO, IL – August 31, 2017 GTCR to Support Growth of Leading Workflow Platform for Local Programmatic Advertising GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Simplifi Holdings, Inc. …

GTCR Announces Expansion of Optimal Blue Network through Comergence Acquisition

May 31, 2017

CHICAGO, IL - May 30, 2017 GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today the simultaneous signing and closing of the acquisition of Comergence Compliance Monitoring (“Comergence”) by Optimal Blue. Comergence is a leading SaaS mortgage technology business, and its network-based …

GTCR Announces Strategic Investment in Vivid Seats

May 31, 2017

CHICAGO, IL – May 16, 2017 GTCR to Support Growth and Expansion of Leading Ticketing Marketplace GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to make a strategic investment in Vivid Seats LLC (“Vivid Seats” …

GTCR Announces Partnership with Robert “Chip” Hance to Form Regatta Medical

April 20, 2017

CHICAGO, IL – April 20, 2017 Experienced medical device industry veteran to build new company through acquisitions and organic growth GTCR, a leading private equity firm, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Robert "Chip" Hance to form Regatta …

GTCR COMPLETES SALE OF COLE-PARMER TO GOLDEN GATE CAPITAL

March 22, 2017

Deal Represents GTCR's Leaders Strategy at Work – Successful Corporate Carve-out Followed by Organic Growth and Strategic M&A CHICAGO, IL – March 22, 2017 GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today that it has completed the sale of Cole-Parmer Instrument Company …

Jim Bonetti Joins GTCR As Head of Capital Markets Group

February 22, 2017

CHICAGO, IL  GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today the addition of Jim Bonetti as Managing Director and Head of the Capital Markets Group. With a dynamically changing leverage finance landscape and increasingly complex and fragmenting equity and debt markets, …

Phil Canfield Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

December 15, 2016

Phil Canfield, GTCR Managing Director, was honored recently with Global M&A Network’s highest honor: The Private Equity Growth Leadership Award. The award is presented annually by Global M&A Network to a senior-level private equity professional “in admiration of the management talents, …