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

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




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 Exits Tax Credit Co.
    June 16, 2021
    Proven Tax Credit Platform Serving the Fortune 500 #1 Independent Provider of VOE Services and Hiring and Research Tax Credit Technology and Administration NEW YORK – June 16, 2021 – VSS Capital Partners (“VSS”), a private...
  • VSS Portfolio Company Quatrro Business Support Services Completes Acquisition of EAB Solutions Inc.
    June 4, 2021
    Transaction Complements QBSS' Expertise to Serve Not-for-Profits NEW YORK – June 3, 2021 – VSS Capital Partners (“VSS”), a private investment firm investing in the business services, healthcare, education and information industries, today announced...
  • Trent Hickman, Managing Director Discusses Recent Investment in Centroid Systems with TechTarget
    June 3, 2021
    VSS Capital backs Centroid Systems VSS Capital Partners, a private investment firm based in New York, made what it termed "a significant growth investment" in Centroid Systems Inc., a managed cloud services firm based in...
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