VSS is a private investment 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 drive 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

$1 – $25mm


$10 – $50mm

Investment Range

Industry Expertise

Our fund’s focus is on Healthcare, Business Services, and Education, all economically vital industries, which address important growth sectors for the economy.


Healthcare Services

  • Physician Practice Management
  • Behavioral Health
  • Fertility
  • Home Health & Hospice
  • ACO’s, MCO’s & Related Services
  • Physician & Nurse Staffing

Healthcare IT

  • Telehealth
  • Value-Based Care
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Population Health
  • RCM, EHR, Practice Management Software
  • Patient Engagement

Business Services

IT Services

  • MSP’s
  • IT Consulting,
    Implementation & Data
  • Mass Notification
  • Cyber Security
  • Application Hosting

Facility Services

  • Architecture, Engineering,
  • Commercial Building
  • Testing & Inspection
  • Fire & Life Safety
  • Environmental Services


  • PEO’s
  • Benefits Administration
  • Employment Verification
  • Time & Attendance
  • Training & Employee
    Onboarding Solutions
  • Pre-employment Testing &

Information Solutions

  • ESG
  • Governance, Risk &
  • Legal, Regulatory & Tax
  • Financial Security & Risk
  • Fraud Protection
  • Audit & Compliance


  • Insurance Distribution(Retail & Wholesale)
  • Insurtech & Fintech
  • Warranty Providers
  • Claims Investigation &
  • Managing General Agents
    & Specialty Underwriting


Education Technology

  • Specialty Training &
  • SIS & LMS
  • HR, Hiring & Substitution
  • Enrollment & Revenue
  • School Safety & Visitor Mgmt
  • Attendance & Compliance
  • Student Performance Analytics
  • Parent Communication

Education Services

  • K-12 & College Curriculum
  • K-12 Private Schools
  • Consulting Services




For over thirty years, our senior team has worked collaboratively with eighty-seven portfolio companies assisting with approximately 370 add-ons. 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 Completes Growth Investment in GLOBO Language Solutions
    January 11, 2022
    Transaction Positions Provider of Unified Translation Services for Next Chapter of Growth and Enhanced Customer Experience NEW YORK – January 11, 2022 – VSS Capital Partners (“VSS”), a private investment firm investing in the healthcare,...
  • Jeffrey Stevenson, Managing Partner, speaks with Debtwire about trends, concerns and outlook for the lower middle market.
    December 8, 2021
    PODCAST: Jeffrey Stevenson of VSS talks investment strategy, infrastructure, industry multiples and more DECEMBER 8, 2021 On the latest episode of Debtwire North America’s Debtwired!! series, Deputy Editor Reshmi Basu speaks with VSS Managing Partner...
  • VSS Capital Partners Backs The HFW Companies to Grow its Platform in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Services Markets
    November 9, 2021
    HFW Completes First Acquisition Experienced Lower Middle Market Investor VSS Provides Flexible Capital to Support Growth of New Platform Company NEW...
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Investor Relations Lacey Mehran (212) 381-8455, mehranl@vss.com

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