Gemspring Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Gemspring Capital has acquired 17 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

Gemspring Capital’s most common sectors for investment aresoftware (13%) and business services (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (38%) and secondary buyout (32%). In total, Gemspring Capital has invested in 17 US states.

In the last 3 years, Gemspring Capital has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (80%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity36
    • M&A Buy Activity31
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 18
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 8

Gemspring Capital

Gemspring Capital

54 Wilton Road,
Westport, Connecticut 06880
United States
(203) 842-8886
www.gemspring.com
info@gemspring.com

Gemspring Capital is a private equity firm focused on making control equity investments and structured equity investments in lower middle-market companies headquartered in the United States and Canada. For platform investments, Gemspring targets companies with $5 to $500 million with strong competitive positions within sustainable market niches. Sectors of interest include business services, distribution/logistics, industrial services, media, technology, software, and niche manufacturing. Gemspring Capital is based in Westport, Connecticut.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Media, Retail, Software, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 5 500
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (4.2/yr) # 10 2 6 5 8 - 31
Sell (1.0/yr) # - 1 - 1 1 2 5
  36

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Insurvia LLC 2024-03-14 - Secondary Sale
Las Vegas, Nevada · www.insurvia.com
Cforia Software LLC 2024-02-11 - Trade Sale
Westlake Village, California · www.cforia.com
Valant Medical Solutions, Inc. 2023-12-04 - Secondary Sale
Seattle, Washington · www.valant.io
Fenceworks LLC 2023-11-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Riverside, California · www.fenceworks.us
Inflow Communications, Inc. 2023-10-23 - Secondary Buyout
Beaverton, Oregon · www.inflowcx.com
AMPAM Parks Mechanical, Inc. 2023-10-04 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Carson, California · www.ampam.com
OCI Division 2023-09-27 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Brookville, Pennsylvania · www.ocidivision.com
ClearCompany, Inc. 2023-09-20 - Secondary Buyout
Boston, Massachusetts · www.clearcompany.com
Midland Industries, Inc. 2023-09-05 - Secondary Buyout
Kansas City, Missouri · www.midlandindustries.com
Bradford Soap International, Inc. 2023-07-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
West Warwick, Rhode Island · www.bradfordsoap.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Zavation Medical Products LLC 2021-07-07 Corelink LLC 2023-06-26 1
Flowood, Mississippi · www.zavation.com St. Louis, Missouri · www.corelinksurgical.com
Amplix 2022-12-13 Technology Advisory Practice - Intervale Technologies 2023-05-01 6
Norwood, Massachusetts · www.amplix.com Reading, Massachusetts

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 3 (11%) - 4 (13%) -
Business Services 3 (11%) - 3 (9%) -
Information Technology 3 (11%) - 3 (9%) -
Marketing 2 (7%) - 3 (9%) -
Media 3 (11%) - 3 (9%) -
Construction 2 (7%) - 2 (6%) -
Electrical Equipment 2 (7%) - 2 (6%) -
Manufacturing 2 (7%) - 2 (6%) -
Chemicals 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Products 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Financial Services 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Insurance - - 1 (3%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (3%) -
Medical Products 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Retail 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Safety/Security 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Transportation 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 28 - 32 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 28 (100%) - 32 (100%) -
  California 6 (21%) - 7 (22%) -
  Texas 3 (11%) - 3 (9%) -
  Pennsylvania 3 (11%) - 3 (9%) -
  New York 2 (7%) - 3 (9%) -
  Massachusetts 2 (7%) - 2 (6%) -
  Illinois 2 (7%) - 2 (6%) -
  Florida 2 (7%) - 2 (6%) -
  Rhode Island 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
  Oregon 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
  Missouri 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
  Mississippi 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
  Minnesota 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
  Michigan 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
  Idaho 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
  District of Columbia 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
  Washington - - 1 (3%) -
  Nevada - - 1 (3%) -
Total 28 - 32 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 12 (43%) - 12 (38%) -
Secondary Buyout 9 (32%) - 10 (31%) -
Growth Capital 6 (21%) - 8 (25%) -
Consolidation - - 1 (3%) -
Recapitalization 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 28 - 32 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (80%) -
Trade Sale 1 (20%) -
Total 5 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
William Blair
1
KeyBanc Capital Markets
1
Guggenheim Securities
1
Legal Deals
McDermott Will & Emery
4
Kirkland & Ellis
4

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
34%
11 (34%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
80%
4 (80%)
Strategic(s)
20%
1 (20%)

FAQ

When was Gemspring Capital founded?

Gemspring Capital was founded in 2015.

What type of investor is Gemspring Capital?

Gemspring Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Gemspring Capital headquartered?

Gemspring Capital is headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.

How much capital does Gemspring Capital have under management?

Gemspring Capital has 1.1B USD under management.

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