VC  RimLight

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736 N. Western Ave., Ste. 325
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Phone: 847-234-5113



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    RimLight, LLC is a privately held, actively managed investment fund that applies experience and specialized investment expertise across a range of public and private investment strategies. Christopher J. Oates is currently the Managing Director of RimLight, and is responsible for all investment and private placement activities. Prior to the formation of the RimLight, LLC fund, Oates held senior level strategic planning, finance, and business development positions in Ortronics, Inc., and Brightpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: CELL).

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Christopher J. Oates Managing Director


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