ABS Capital Partners

WE MAKE SURE THERE’S AN EXCELLENT FIT WITH EVERY COMPANY WE WORK WITH.

Each falls within our area of expertise and lies within our preferred stage of development. As many of us are former C-level executives, investment bankers and consultants in these industries ourselves, we bring expertise to the business and education services, information and communications technology, and health care sectors. We further make it our business to find the most promising companies across these areas.

See the companies and CEOs we work with:

Business & Education Services

Show: CurrentAll
  • Business & Education Services

    Accurate Group Holdings, Inc.

    The Accurate Group provides national real estate transaction services to the financial services industry with a focus on title insurance and searches, loan processing, appraisal and valuation services, and loan due diligence services.

  • Business & Education Services

    Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.

    Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. (“ADS”) is a full-service environmental services company providing collection, transfer and disposal operations to commercial and residential customers throughout the Southeastern U.S. In August 2006, ADS was acquired by AIG Highstar Capital.

  • Business & Education Services

    American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI)

    American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) is a leading provider of online post-secondary education focused primarily on serving the military and public services communities. APEI completed an IPO in November 2007.

  • Business & Education Services

    Atlantic Aviation

    Atlantic Aviation provides a wide range of aviation services, including a premier Fixed Based Operations chain and dedicated concierge service across the United States. In July 2004, Atlantic Aviation was acquired by Australian-based Macquarie Bank.

  • Business & Education Services

    Brown Advisory

    Brown Advisory is a full-service independent investment and advisory firm committed to delivering a combination of superior financial performance, solutions-oriented advice and partner-level service. ABS Capital made an initial investment in Brown Advisory in June 1998. In August 2001, ABS sold its equity position in a private sale. ABS subsequently invested in Brown Advisory in October 2008 to support the acquisition of another investment advisory firm.

  • Business & Education Services

    Corporate Express, Inc.

    Corporate Express, Inc. is a business-to-business supplier of essential office and computer products and services. Corporate Express completed an IPO in September 1994.

    Website

  • Business & Education Services

    Course Advisor, Inc.

    CourseAdvisor, Inc. is a premier online lead generation and marketing solutions provider for the post-secondary education market. The Company was acquired by the Washington Post Company in October 2007.

  • Business & Education Services

    CTC Distribution

    CTC Distribution manages, transports and arranges the delivery of parcels from catalog retailers and other direct marketers to the residences of individual customers throughout the United States. In February 2000, CTC was acquired by R.R. Donnelley & Sons, Co. (NYSE:RRD).

  • Business & Education Services

    FolioDynamix, Inc.

    FolioDynamix is a leading provider of technology and programs for wealth management advisory firms.

    ABS Partners

    Cal Wheaton
    Don Hebb

    Website

    foliodynamix.com/

  • Business & Education Services

    ISO Group, Inc.

    ISO Group, Inc. is the preeminent provider for defense and aerospace spare parts, tooling, and equipment requirements, delivering 15.5 million parts to DOD, commercial and international customers in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.

    ABS Partners

    Don Hebb

    Website

    iso-group.com

  • Business & Education Services

    Landstar Systems, Inc.

    Landstar Systems, Inc. provides supply chain solutions and complete global and domestic transportation services. Landstar completed an IPO in March 1993.

    Website

    landstar.com

  • Business & Education Services

    Liquid Environmental Solutions

    Liquid Environmental Solutions is the nation’s largest exclusively non-hazardous waste services company.

  • Business & Education Services

    Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT)

    Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) is the operator of a leading online auction marketplace for wholesale, surplus and salvage assets. ABS Capital made an initial investment in Liquidity Services in September 2004. In February 2006, Liquidity Services completed an IPO and ABS subsequently sold their stock. ABS later purchased shares of public common stock in March 2009.

  • Business & Education Services

    Modular Space Corporation

    Modular Space Corporation, Inc. provides mobile office and modular space services.

    ABS Partners

    Don Hebb (observer)

    Website

    modspace.com

  • Business & Education Services

    Rainmaker Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:RMKR)

    Rainmaker Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of business-to-business sales and marketing services. Rainmaker completed an IPO in November 1999.

  • Business & Education Services

    Restaurant Technologies, Inc.

    Restaurant Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of bulk cooking oil management services to customers across the United States.

    Website

    rti-inc.com/

  • Business & Education Services

    Skinit, Inc.

    Skinit, Inc. is a leading provider of technology and products to customize personal electronic devices (PEDs) on-demand.

    Website

    skinit.com

  • Business & Education Services

    System One Services, Inc.

    System One Services, Inc. provides technology-based staffing solutions. In April 2000, System One was acquired by TMP Worldwide, Inc., which became Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNST).

  • Business & Education Services

    Teachscape, Inc.

    Teachscape, Inc. provides industry-leading solutions, technology and services for K-12 and higher education markets.

  • Business & Education Services

    Whitney International University System

    Whitney International University System  is a leading provider of postsecondary education in Latin America.

    ABS Partners

    Phil Clough

    Website

    whitneyintl.com/

Information & Communications Technology

Show: CurrentAll
  • Information & Communications Technology

    @Road, Inc.

    @Road, Inc. provides an Internet-based productivity enhancement service for companies with a mobile workforce. @Road completed an IPO in September 2000.

    Website

    atroad.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Alarm.com Incorporated

    Alarm.com Incorporated provides wireless and Web-enabled security monitoring and home automation technology to residential and commercial customers throughout the United States and Canada.

  • Information & Communications Technology

    American Radio Systems, Inc.

    American Radio Systems, Inc. is a national radio broadcasting company. American Radio completed an IPO in June 1995.

    Website

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Captivate Network, Inc.

    Captivate Network, Inc. is an out-of-home advertiser that provides precision marketing.
    In May 2004, Captivate was acquired by Gannet Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI).

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Cobalt

    Cobalt is North America’s leading provider of Internet enabled business solutions that help automobile manufacturers and dealers develop customer relationship management (CRM) software and e-business products and services. In August 2010, Cobalt was acquired by Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP).

    Website

    cobalt.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Commerce5, Inc.

    Commerce5, Inc. provides managed e-commerce services for hard goods manufacturers and software publishers. In December 2005, Commerce5 was acquired by Digital River (NASDAQ:DRIV).

    Website

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Course Advisor, Inc.

    CourseAdvisor, Inc. is a premier online lead generation and marketing solutions provider for the post-secondary education market. The Company was acquired by the Washington Post Company in October 2007.

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Cyveillance, Inc.

    Cyveillance, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligence led security solutions. Cyveillance was acquired by QinetiQ North American in July 2009.

    Website

    cyveillance.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Defy Media

    Defy Media creates, produces and delivers award-winning original content across emerging and established media platforms, with an unmatched reach to the influential 12-34 demographic. Defy Media formed in 2013 as a merger of ABS Capital portfolio company Alloy Digital and Break Media.

    ABS Partners

    Laura Witt

    Website

    defymedia.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Dolan Media Company

    Dolan Media Company is a leading provider of highly targeted, specialized business information products and services. In August 2003, Dolan Media sold its nationwide public records business to LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Group (NYSE:RUK). In December 2003, ABS completed a private sale of its remaining position in the newspaper and teleservices divisions to management.

    Website

    dolanmedia.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Double-Take Software, Inc.

    Double-Take Software, Inc. is the leading developer of data protection for Microsoft Windows applications, enabling customers to protect and recover business-critical data that resides throughout their enterprise. In December 2006, DoubleTake completed an IPO.

    Website

    doubletake.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    DoubleClick, Inc.

    DoubleClick, Inc. is a provider of digital marketing technology and services. DoubleClick completed an IPO in February 1998.

    Website

    doubleclick.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Emptoris, Inc.

    Emptoris, Inc. is a provider of sourcing and spend analysis solutions that support the end-to-end strategic sourcing needs of Global 5000 companies. In January 2009, Marlin Equity Partners acquired Emptoris.

    Website

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Ignite Media Solutions, LLC

    Ignite Media Solutions, LLC delivers a comprehensive direct response solution that efficiently converts prospective consumers into buyers.

  • Information & Communications Technology

    IgnitionOne, Inc.

    IgnitionOne is the global leader in digital marketing solutions, enabling companies to integrate cross-channel marketing efforts within the Digital Marketing Suite, the only proprietary and fully integrated digital media buying optimization technology stack.

    ABS Partners

    Ralph Terkowitz

    Website

    ignitionone.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Innovation Interactive, LLC

    Innovation Interactive, LLC helps marketers achieve targeted and measurable results with their online campaigns utilizing a suite of performance-based solutions. In January 2010 Innovation Interactive was acquired by Dentsu Holdings USA, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dentsu Inc.

  • Information & Communications Technology

    InPhonic, Inc.

    Simplexity, Inc., was acquired by InPhonic, Inc., a leading online seller of wireless services and products. InPhonic completed an IPO in November 2004.

    Website

  • Information & Communications Technology

    INTTRA, Inc.

    INTTRA, Inc. is a leading global provider of e-commerce solutions to the ocean freight industry, working with carriers and their customers to streamline and standardize their shipping processes.

  • Information & Communications Technology

    INVISION, Inc.

    INVISION, Inc. is a provider of advertising, planning and sales solutions to broadcast networks, cable networks, ethnic market media and syndication television.

  • Information & Communications Technology

    iTOK

    iTOK is a provider of IT-managed services and cloud-based software solutions for individuals and small businesses.

    ABS Partners

    Laura Witt
    Cass Gilmore

    Website

    itok.net

  • Information & Communications Technology

    iZotope, Inc.

    iZotope, Inc. is an audio technology company, creating professional audio products for the music, entertainment and education industries

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Metastorm, Inc.

    Metastorm, Inc. offers market-leading software for enterprise and business architecture, business process analysis and business process management.

    Website

    metastorm.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Neustar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR)

    Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR) performs database clearinghouse services for the telecommunications industry. The company completed an IPO in June 2005.

    Website

    neustar.biz

  • Information & Communications Technology

    OTG Software, Inc.

    OTG Software, Inc. is a leading provider of online storage management and access solutions, including a dynamic e-mail management solution.
    In March 2000, OTG completed its IPO. In May 2002, OTG merged with Legato Systems, Inc.

    Website

    otg.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    PowerCerv Corp.

    PowerCerv Corp. develops, markets, licenses, implements and supports open, modifiable enterprise application software solutions. PowerCerv completed an IPO in March 1996.

    Website

  • Information & Communications Technology

    PowerReviews

    Power Reviews delivers a leading Consumer Engagement Engine that helps companies engage with consumers everywhere at the moment of purchase.

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Purch

    Purch (formerly known as TechMediaNetwork) is an integrated commerce and content platform driving better buying decisions for consumers.

    ABS Partners

    Ralph Terkowitz
    Paul Mariani

    Website

    purch.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Quofore, Inc.

    Quofore, Inc. provides advanced mobile sales force automation solutions to optimize field sales.

    Website

    quofore.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    RedZone Robotics, Inc.

    RedZone Robotics, Inc. designs and manufacturers wastewater inspection technologies and services for municipalities, contractors and engineering companies.

    ABS Partners

    Bobby Goswami
    Laura Witt

    Website

    redzone.com/

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Renew Data Corporation

    RenewData Corp. is a trusted provider of services for the discovery, archiving and governance of electronically stored information.

    ABS Partners

    Bobby Goswami

    Website

    renewdata.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Rosetta Stone, Inc. (NYSE:RST)

    Rosetta Stone, Inc. (NYSE:RST) is a leading a leading provider of technology-based language-learning solutions.

  • Information & Communications Technology

    SBA Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:SBAC)

    SBA Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:SBAC) is an owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure in the United States. The company completed an IPO in June 1999.

    Website

    sbasite.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Sequel, Inc.

    Sequel, Inc. provides customized product life-cycle services to electronics original equipment manufacturers. In September 1999, Sequel was acquired by Solectron Corporation (NYSE:SLR)

    Website

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Simplexity, Inc.

    Simplexity, Inc. was acquired by InPhonic, Inc., a leading online seller of wireless services and products. InPhonic completed an IPO in November 2004.

    Website

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Syncapse Corp.

    Syncapse Corp. is a provider of cloud-based software and strategic services to help enterprises build, manage and measure their social media presence.

    Website

    syncapse.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Syncata Corporation

    Syncata Corporation designs processes, integrates systems and develops applications that improve performance within parts and service, sales, finance and distribution operations in the automotive industry. In March 2003, ABS redeemed its equity position in Syncata for cash.

    Website

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Tarpon Towers, LLC

    Tarpon Towers, LLC is a wireless communications infrastructure company focused on the acquisition and development of wireless communication towers.

    ABS Partners

    Don Hebb

    Website

    tarpontowers.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Transaction Systems Architects, Inc.

    Transaction Systems Architects, Inc. provides software that facilitates electronic payments by providing consumers and companies access to their money.  In February 1995, Transaction Systems Architects completed its IPO.

    Website

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Vibrant Media, Inc.

    Vibrant Media, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of in-text advertising and a premier provider of contextual video advertising, helping marketers deliver highly targeted, user-initiated ads within the text of Web content.

    ABS Partners

    Ralph Terkowitz

    Website

    vibrantmedia.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Voyant Technologies, Inc.

    Octave Communications, Inc. was acquired by Voyant Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of voice conferencing and collaboration solutions to telecom carriers, large enterprises, educational institutions and government agencies. In January 2004, Voyant was acquired by Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCM).

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Workscape, Inc.

    Workscape, Inc. is a leading provider of Internet-based workface automation solutions that enable hundreds of organizations to manage their two largest workforce expenditures: employee benefits and performance-driven compensation. In August 2010, Cobalt was acquired by Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP).

    Website

    workscape.com

  • Information & Communications Technology

    YOUcentric, Inc.

    YOUcentric, Inc. is a supplier of eBusiness Relationship Management software. In November 2001, YOUcentric was acquired by J.D. Edwards & Company. In July 2003, J.D. Edwards was acquired by PeopleSoft, Inc.

    Website

  • Information & Communications Technology

    Zoom Media Group, Inc.

    Zoom Media Group, Inc. is a leading targeted lifestyle media company that efficiently delivers out-of-home (OOH) media and marketing solutions.

Health Care

Show: CurrentAll
  • Health Care

    Aldera, Inc.

    Aldera, Inc. (formerly Healthation) outfits health care payers and administrators with a flexible, rules-based, and functionally-rich platform that enables them to meet industry challenges, improve business performance and future-proof their organizations.

    ABS Partners

    Mark Anderson

    Website

    aldera.com

  • Health Care

    American Esoteric Laboratories, Inc.

    American Esoteric Laboratories, Inc. is a full service clinical laboratory company for hospital and community-based physicians. In January 2007, AEL was acquired by Sonic Healthcare Limited, listed on the Australian Stock Exchange under the symbol SHL.

    Website

    ael.com

  • Health Care

    AMISYS Managed Care Systems, Inc.

    AMISYS Managed Care Systems, Inc. develops, markets and supports managed health care information systems and software. In June 1997, AMISYS merged with HBO & Company, now McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK).

    Website

    mckesson.com

  • Health Care

    Avalere Health, Inc.

    Avalere Health, Inc. is an advisory services company delivering research, analysis, insight and business strategies for leaders in health care business and policy.

  • Health Care

    Brandywine Senior Care, Inc.

    Brandywine Senior Care, Inc. is a premier provider of senior living services including independent, assisted living and rehabilitation services throughout the East Coast. In 2006 Brandywine was acquired by Retirement Residences Real Estate Investment Trust, ExtendiCare and Warburg Pincus in three separate sale transactions.

    Website

    brandycare.com

  • Health Care

    Bravo Wellness, LLC

    Bravo Wellness, LLC is a provider of innovative outcomes-based wellness programs.

  • Health Care

    C-N Biosciences

    C-N Biosciences develops, produces, markets and distributes a broad array of products used in disease-related life sciences research.  The company completed an IPO in October 1996.

    Website

  • Health Care

    CBR Systems, Inc.

    CBR Systems, Inc. provides cord blood stem cell processing and storage of a newborn’s own cord blood stem cells for potential future use by the child, family member or close relative.

  • Health Care

    ConnectYourCare, Inc.

    ConnectYourCare, Inc. is a leading consumer-directed health care (CDH) account administrator with a commitment to providing innovative, consumer-friendly tools that help patients successfully navigate the complexity of health care accounts.

  • Health Care

    EXOS

    EXOS (formerly Athletes’ Performance) designs and delivers health and performance game plans that guide athletes, the military and innovative companies to achieve higher levels of success.

  • Health Care

    InformDX

    Pathology Consultants of America merged with Pathinsure to form InformDX, one of the nation’s largest anatomic pathology and diagnostic information providers. In December 2000, InformDX was acquired by AmeriPath, Inc.

    Website

    ameripath.com

  • Health Care

    McGaw, Inc.

    McGaw, Inc. provides intravenous solutions and related equipment to hospitals and alternate site health care providers. McGaw completed an IPO in March 1993.

    Website

  • Health Care

    Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL)

    Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) is a leading provider of systems and software solutions targeting patient safety and operational efficiency in health care facilities. Omnicell completed an IPO in August 2001.

    Website

    omnicell.com

  • Health Care

    Pathology, Inc.

    Pathology, Inc. is a provider of anatomic pathology and molecular diagnostic testing services.

  • Health Care

    PaySpan

    Provider of secure electronic payment solutions to health care payers and providers.

    ABS Partners

    Cal Wheaton
    Tim Weglicki

    Website

    payspan.com

  • Health Care

    Phase Forward, Inc.

    Phase Forward, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFWD) is a leading provider of integrated data management solutions for clinical trials and drug safety. Phase Forward completed an IPO in July 2004.

  • Health Care

    Radiant Research, Inc.

    Radiant Research, Inc. provides comprehensive clinical research and development to the biopharmaceutical and medical device industry. In May 2006, Radiant sold its Early Phase Clinical Research Business Unit to Covance, Inc. (NYSE:CVD).

  • Health Care

    SciQuest, Inc.

    SciQuest, Inc. provides a business-to-business e-commerce marketplace for scientific and laboratory products. SciQuest completed an IPO in November 1999.

    Website

    sciquest.com

  • Health Care

    SourceMedical Solutions, Inc.

    SourceMedical Solutions, Inc. provides highly specialized, comprehensive outpatient information solutions and services for ambulatory surgery centers, rehabilitation clinics and diagnostic imaging centers nationwide.

    Website

    sourcemed.net

  • Health Care

    Superior Vision Services, Inc.

    Superior Vision Services, Inc. develops and provides insured vision benefits and vision benefit plan administrative services to a variety of employers, including corporations, universities, government entities and hospitals.

  • Health Care

    Symbion, Inc.

    Symbion, Inc. provides management services to physician organizations, and develops, acquires and operates surgery centers. Symbion completed an IPO in February 2004.

    Website

    symbioninc.com

  • Health Care

    Transition Systems, Inc.

    Transition Systems, Inc. provides management information technology to health care organizations. Transition Systems completed an IPO in April 1996.

    Website

  • Health Care

    US LABS

    US LABS is a national anatomic pathology reference laboratory providing critical diagnostic information necessary for screening and treating patients with cancer. In February 2005, US LABS was acquired by Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH).

    Website

    uslabs.net

  • Health Care

    VitalCom, Inc.

    VitalCom, Inc. provides enterprise-wide patient monitoring networks and related communication products. VitalCom completed an IPO in February 1996.

    Website