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.


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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

$3 – $25mm


$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
  • RCM, Practice Management Software & EHRS
  • PPMs, MCOs & Multi-Site Providers
  • Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse


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


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




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

  • Cambium Learning Group Enters Into Definitive Merger Agreement with Veritas Capital
    October 15, 2018
    Holders of Common Stock Currently Outstanding to Receive $14.50 per Share in Cash DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cambium Learning® Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD, the “Company”), a leading educational technology solutions company committed...
  • VSS Exits its Investment in IT-Ernity
    August 13, 2018
    New York – August 13, 2018 – VSS, a private investment firm that invests in the information, education, healthcare, and tech-enabled business services industries, announced today it has exited its investment in IT-Ernity, a...
  • VSS in the News: "QuadraNet on acquisition prowl in IT services, CEO says"
    June 5, 2018
    Mergertech - May 30, 2018 QuadraNet, a multiproduct IT services company, is seeking add-on acquisitions in the sector following a recent investment from VSS, according to CEO Ilan Mishan. Terms were not mentioned on the VSS deal, but the company...
  • VSS Invests in QuadraNet, a Full-Service Data Center Provider
    May 16, 2018
    New York – May 16, 2018 – VSS, a private investment firm, today announced its investment in QuadraNet, a full-service data center provider that offers managed services, both private and public cloud solutions, IaaS...


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