Gemspring Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Gemspring Capital has acquired 8 companies. It has also invested in 5 others.

Gemspring Capital’s most common sectors for investment are media (20%) and marketing (14%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (40%) and secondary buyout (27%). In total, Gemspring Capital has invested in 11 US states.

In the last 3 years, Gemspring Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 1

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 ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.8/yr) # 1 1 4 4 2 3 15
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - 1 - 1
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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
Sigga Technologies 2021-01-05 - Growth Capital
Sugar Land, Texas · www.sigga.com
Therma Holdings LLC 2020-11-09 - Secondary Buyout
San Jose, California · www.thermaholdings.com
Cforia Software LLC 2020-07-27 - Growth Capital
Westlake Village, California · www.cforia.com
Skyline Displays, Inc. 2020-01-15 - Secondary Buyout
St. Paul, Minnesota · www.skyline.com
Shrieve Chemical Co. 2019-12-03 - Growth Capital
The Woodlands, Texas · www.shrieve.com
Crafty Apes VFX 2019-11-07 - Growth Capital
El Segundo, California · www.craftyapes.com
Rapid Displays, Inc. 2019-07-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Chicago, Illinois · www.rapiddisplays.com
Valant Medical Solutions, Inc. 2019-04-09 - Growth Capital
Seattle, Washington · www.valant.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Media 3 (20%) - 3 (20%) -
Marketing 2 (13%) - 2 (13%) -
Software 2 (13%) - 2 (13%) -
Business Services 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Chemicals 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Financial Services 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Information Technology 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Insurance 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Retail 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Transportation 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 15 - 15 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 15 (100%) - 15 (100%) -
  California 4 (27%) - 4 (27%) -
  Texas 2 (13%) - 2 (13%) -
  Washington 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
  New York 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
  Nevada 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
  Minnesota 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
  Michigan 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
  Illinois 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
  Idaho 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
  Florida 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 15 - 15 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 6 (40%) - 6 (40%) -
Secondary Buyout 4 (27%) - 4 (27%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (20%) - 3 (20%) -
Consolidation 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Recapitalization 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 15 - 15 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
33%
5 (33%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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