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.

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

$1 – $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
  • RCM, Practice Management Software & EHRS
  • PPMs, MCOs & Multi-Site Providers
  • Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse

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

For over thirty years, our senior team has worked collaboratively with eighty-seven portfolio companies assisting with approximately 350 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 Announces Investment in Podiatry Growth Partners
    October 5, 2020
    Supports Accelerated National Expansion of Podiatry Practice Management Platform, Marks VSS’ 12th Investment in Healthcare Services NEW YORK – OCTOBER 5, 2020 – VSS Capital Partners  (“VSS”), a private investment firm investing in the healthcare,...
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  • The Deal featured Jeffrey Stevenson, Managing Partner of VSS, in an episode of "Behind the Buyouts."
    September 24, 2020
    In this interview, Jeffrey Stevenson discusses the evolution of VSS from the 1980's to 2020. Click here to listen to the podcast.
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  • Patrick Turner Featured in Mergers & Acquisitions - "Corona Virus Makes a Strong Case For Structured Capital"
    May 12, 2020
    Patrick Turner discusses structured capital as a viable financing solution for hard hit lower middle market companies: "For growth-minded entrepreneurs concerned about ownership stakes and governance rights, non-sponsored structured capital is an especially appealing...
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Contact

400 Park Avenue
17th Floor
New York, NY 10022
(212) 935-4990
Investor Relations
Lacey Mehran
(212) 381-8455
mehranl@vss.com