PE/VC  ABS Capital Partners

     Office Locations:

1700 Montgomery Street, Suite 440
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-989-5100
Fax: 415-989-5105

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  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Communications & Networking
  • Education & Training
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Media & Digital Media



    ABS Capital Partners is a private equity firm that was founded in 1990 to invest in mid- to later-stage growth companies. The firm's investment strategy focuses on companies in the health care, technology, business services and media & communications sectors. ABS has $2 billion under management and ten investing partners within offices in Baltimore, San Francisco and Boston. ABS typically invests $10 to $30 million in growth companies with substantial revenues, near-term profitability, solid customer bases and highly differentiated products or services in their focus industries. ABS provides a range of investment structures, including expansion financings, management buyouts and recapitalizations. The firm has invested in over 60 portfolio companies. ABS typically makes investments in U.S. based businesses. ABS has raised over $2 billion since inception, including the $420 million in ABS Capital Partners VI.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Bobby Goswami General Partner
    Cal Wheaton General Partner
    Cass Gilmore Principal
    Deric Emry General Partner
    Don Hebb Chairman & Founding Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










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      Series C


    Portfolio companies include:
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      Avalere Health
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      Bravo Wellness
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      Brown Advisory
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      eFashion Solutions
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      Ignite Media Solutions
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      ISO Group
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      Modular Space
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      RedZone Robotics
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      Rosetta Stone
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      Tarpon Towers
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      Whitney International
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      Zoom Media Group
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