VSS is a leading 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

$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

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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

  • Coretelligent Named a Tech Elite Solution Provider by CRN
    April 3, 2017
    BOSTON—March 30, 2017—Coretelligent, the IT support and private cloud service provider of choice for small and midsized businesses, today announced that it has been named to The Channel Company’s CRN 2017 Tech Elite 250...
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  • Southern Theatres In the News: CEO John Caparella Featured in "The Wrap"
    March 20, 2017
    Better Food, Bigger Seats and 3 Other Ways Small Movie Theater Chains Can Survive People still want to go to the theaters even in the ear of 80-inch TVs and home surround sound, said Southern...
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  • VSS Completes Investment in Education Technology Company VKidz
    February 15, 2017
    New York – February 15, 2017 – Veronis Suhler Stevenson (“VSS”), a leading private equity investment firm focused on the information, business services, healthcare and education industries, announced today that it completed a significant...
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  • VSS In the News: " Wall Street Journal Pro - Private Equity"
    February 15, 2017
    VSS Backs Education Technology Company The investment in VKidz is the firm’s fifth in the education space By Laura Cooper Feb. 15, 2017 7:45 a.m. ET Veronis Suhler Stevenson said it invested in VKidz Holdings, an online education company. Founded...
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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