Gemspring Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Gemspring Capital has acquired 11 companies. It has also invested in 6 others.

Gemspring Capital’s most common sectors for investment aresoftware (14%) and marketing (14%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (31%) and growth capital (31%). In total, Gemspring Capital has invested in 13 US states.

In the last 3 years, Gemspring Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity24
    • M&A Buy Activity22
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 15
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

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: 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 ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (4.0/yr) # 2 4 4 2 6 4 22
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - 1 - 1 2
  24

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications LLC 2022-07-20 - Secondary Buyout
New York, New York · www.radancy.com
GoldenSource Corp. 2022-05-17 - Add-on Acquisition
New York,, New York · www.thegoldensource.com
Carr & Duff, Inc. 2022-03-15 - Growth Capital
Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania · www.carrduff.com
Security Franchisors LLC 2022-01-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
West Palm Beach, Florida · www.security101.com
JTI Electrical & Instrumentation LLC 2022-01-03 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Bakersfield, California · www.jtielectric.com
Mantis Innovation Group LLC 2021-12-16 - Secondary Buyout
Houston, Texas · www.mantisinnovation.com
AINS, Inc. 2021-11-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Gaithersburg, Maryland · www.ains.com
Zavation Medical Products LLC 2021-07-07 - Secondary Buyout
Flowood, Mississippi · www.zavation.com
Transport Investments, Inc. 2021-06-10 - Secondary Buyout
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.thetii.com
Wireless Vision LLC 2021-01-06 - Recapitalization
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan · www.wirelessvision.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Marketing 2 (9%) - 3 (13%) -
Media 3 (14%) - 3 (13%) -
Software 3 (14%) - 3 (13%) -
Business Services 2 (9%) - 2 (9%) -
Information Technology 2 (9%) - 2 (9%) -
Chemicals 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Financial Services 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Insurance 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Medical Products 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Retail 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Safety/Security 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Transportation 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 22 - 23 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 22 (100%) - 23 (100%) -
  California 5 (23%) - 5 (22%) -
  Texas 3 (14%) - 3 (13%) -
  New York 2 (9%) - 3 (13%) -
  Florida 2 (9%) - 2 (9%) -
  Pennsylvania 2 (9%) - 2 (9%) -
  Nevada 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Mississippi 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Minnesota 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Michigan 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Maryland 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Illinois 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Idaho 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Washington 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 22 - 23 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 7 (32%) - 7 (30%) -
Secondary Buyout 6 (27%) - 7 (30%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 6 (27%) - 6 (26%) -
Add-on Acquisition 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Consolidation 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Recapitalization 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 22 - 23 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (100%) -
Total 2 -

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
35%
8 (35%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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