Gemspring amasses $750m for sophomore fund

Gemspring Capital has closed its second fund at $750 million.

Gemspring Capital has closed its second fund at $750 million. Fund II’s limited partners included endowments, foundations, family offices, consultants, insurance companies, pension plans and funds of funds. Acalyx Advisors Inc was placement advisor to the fund while Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal counsel.

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WESTPORT, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gemspring Capital, a lower middle-market private equity firm, announced the formation of its second fund, Gemspring Capital Fund II (“Fund II”), with $750 million of capital commitments.

Gemspring secured commitments for Fund II from a globally diversified investor base comprised of leading endowments, foundations, family offices, consultants, insurance companies, pension plans and funds of funds. Each of Gemspring’s institutional investors from its first fund, which closed in 2016, committed to Fund II.

Acalyx Advisors Inc. served as exclusive placement advisor and Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal counsel.

About Gemspring Capital
Gemspring Capital, a Westport, Connecticut-based private equity firm with $1.1 billion of capital under management, provides flexible capital solutions to lower middle market companies headquartered in the United States and Canada. Gemspring partners with talented management teams and takes a partnership approach to helping drive revenue growth and value creation. Target companies have up to $500 million in revenue and are in the business services, distribution and logistics, financial and insurance services, healthcare services, industrial services, software and tech-enabled services or specialty manufacturing sectors. For more information, visit www.gemspring.com.