Michael A. Crowe and three portfolio managers - Timothy Ewing, Andrew Pataky and Joseph Tushinski - joined Mesirow Financial, Chicago. The multicap value equity team came with Mesirow's acquisition of the $130 million asset management business of Lunn Partners LLC, Chicago. No jobs were lost in the acquisition. Mr. Crowe, a co-founder of Lunn, now is senior managing director and a member of Mesirow's executive committee. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.