VSS is a leading private investment firm that invests in the information, business services, healthcare IT, education, media and marketing services industries in North America and Europe.
VSS provides capital for buyouts, recapitalizations, growth financings and strategic acquisitions to middle market companies and management teams with the goal of building companies organically and through a focused add-on acquisition program.
VSS makes privately-negotiated investments across the capital structure and has the ability to invest in situations requiring control or non-control equity, mezzanine securities and structured equity securities.
Since 1987, VSS has managed seven private investment funds with aggregate initial capital commitments totaling over $3 billion, including four equity funds and three structured capital funds. To date, VSS funds have invested in 74 platform companies, which have together completed over 330 add-on acquisitions.
The team of investment professionals at VSS possesses significant experience in developing transaction opportunities, evaluating and structuring prospective transactions, conducting due diligence, consummating fund investments, and formulating and executing value-enhancing initiatives for portfolio companies in the Fund's target industries.