VSS is a private equity firm that invests in the information, business services, healthcare and education industries. Since 1987, VSS has partnered with lower middle-market companies working closely with management teams, providing flexible capital solutions to create growth. VSS has the ability to invest control or non-control capital, based on the needs of the company’s objectives.

Companies

Add on Acquisitions

Transaction Value

Capital

Strategy and Criteria

VSS focuses on key growth industries in the lower middle-market where transformative technology is empowering innovative business solutions.

VSS seeks to invest in and build value in established companies which are well-positioned for sustainable growth.  Our flexible and creative capital solutions are used to finance growth initiatives, add-ons acquisitions, and majority and minority recapitalizations. Through close engagement with owners and managements teams, we leverage our industry experience, financial expertise, and contacts to help grow and improve the business.

Flexible Capital

Mezzanine, Subordinated Debt, Preferred Equity, Common Equity

Use of Proceeds

Growth Capital, Acquisitions, Recapitalizations, Management buyouts, Buyouts of non-active partners, Shareholder liquidity

$5 – $25mm

EBITDA

$10 – $50mm

Investment Range

Industry Expertise

VSS maintains a focus on those sectors and investments where technology can transform traditional, high-demand businesses. Our fund’s focus is on Business Services, Healthcare, Information, and Education, all economically vital industries, which address important growth sectors for the economy.

Business Services

  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Business Operations Software
  • Human Resource Services
  • Financial Processing Services
  • Technology-Enabled Business Services
  • Hosting & Data Centers

Healthcare (IT and Services)

  • Intelligence, Analytics & Benchmarking
  • Decision Support Software
  • Population Health Management
  • Financial Processing Services
  • Revenue Cycle Management
  • Practice Management Software & EHRS

Information

  • Financial, Credit & Economic
  • Governance, Risk & Compliance
  • Legal, Regulatory & Tax
  • Scientific & Technical
  • Research & Development

Education

  • College and K-12 Digital Content
  • Education Technology & Services
  • Distance Learning
  • Specialty Training & Certification

Portfolio

TEAM

Team

Our senior team has worked collaboratively with seventy-eight portfolio companies assisting with 350 add-ons for close to thirty years. Our seasoned professionals bring together a wealth of financial, operational, and industry expertise and a commitment to rigorous, informed dialogue to devise the best outcomes for each investment at every stage in the growth process.

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News & Media

  • VSS Sells TMP Worldwide
    April 23, 2018
    New York – April 23, 2018 – VSS, a private investment firm, announced it has completed the sale of its portfolio company, TMP Worldwide (“TMP”), a global leader in talent acquisition technologies that leverages...
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  • VSS Portfolio Company Divests Two Special Needs Schools
    January 25, 2018
    New York – January 25, 2018 – VSS, a private investment firm focused on the information, healthcare services, tech-enabled business services, and education industries, announced it has divested special education schools, Rebecca School and...
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  • VSS Invests in Caravan Health, its Ninth Investment in the Healthcare Industry
    January 9, 2018
    New York – January 9, 2018 – VSS, a private investment firm focused on the information, healthcare services, tech-enabled business services, and education industries, announced its investment in Caravan Health, Inc. (“Caravan Health”).  The...
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  • VSS Completes Sale of Infobase
    January 8, 2018
    Centre Lane Partners Acquires Infobase from VSS NEW YORK, NY January 8, 2018 – Centre Lane Partners, LLC (“Centre Lane”) has completed the acquisition of Infobase Holdings, Inc. (“Infobase”), a cloud-based provider of digital educational...
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Contact

NEW YORK CITY

Park Avenue Plaza
55 East 52nd Street, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10055
(212) 935-4990

Investor Relations
Lacey Mehran
(212) 381-8455
mehranl@vss.com

Deal Inquiries
Allie Fink 
(212) 381-8401
finka@vss.com
Press Inquiries Tanya Dessereau
(212) 381-8556
dessereaut@vss.com