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Gemspring adds new MD to team

Gemspring Capital has named Thomas Zanios as a managing director. Previously, Zanios worked at Odyssey Investment Partners where he was a principal.


WESTPORT, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gemspring Capital, LLC, a private equity firm specializing in lower middle market companies, announced that Thomas Zanios has joined the team as a Managing Director.

Prior to joining Gemspring, Thomas was a Principal at Odyssey Investment Partners. During his nine years at Odyssey, Thomas was involved in all aspects of the investment process including origination, due diligence, transaction structuring, financing, and working closely with management to execute key value creation initiatives for each investment. Thomas served on the boards of Safway Group Holdings and One Call Care Management during his tenure at Odyssey. Thomas began his career in the healthcare investment banking group of Banc of America Securities before joining the lower middle-market buyout team at H.I.G. Capital in 2004.

Bret Wiener, Managing Partner of Gemspring Capital, commented “I have known Thomas for 12 years and I am very excited to work with him again at Gemspring. His investment acumen, experience base and entrepreneurial drive make him a great addition to the team.”

About Gemspring Capital
Gemspring Capital, LLC is a Westport, Connecticut based private equity firm pursuing equity and structured equity investments in lower middle-market companies headquartered in the United States and Canada. Gemspring partners with talented management teams and takes a hands-on approach to identify hidden value and drive revenue growth and operating efficiencies that enable portfolio companies to realize their full potential. Target companies have up to $250 million in revenue and are in business services, industrial services, distribution and logistics, healthcare services, specialty manufacturing or media, technology and software. For more information, visit