PE  Spire Capital

     Office Locations:

1500 Broadway, Suite 1811
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-218-5454
Fax: 212-218-5455

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  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media



    Founded in 2000, Spire Capital is an active and experienced private equity firm with an investment focus in small market companies within the business services, information services, media, and communications sectors. Spire Capital currently has approximately $600 million in assets under management across two funds. Spire Capital focuses on companies typically under $100 million in Enterprise Value with significant operating leverage, barriers to entry, recurring revenue streams and superior growth potential. Spire creates value by (i) expanding distribution channels, (ii) broadening geographic territory, (iii) increasing the number of, and demand for, products or services, (iv) pursuing strategic acquisitions and (v) facilitating new business relationships for our companies within our vast network of relationships. Spire Capital's primary focus on small market companies with enterprise value of $100MM or less (typically $5.0MM-$10MM in EBITDA) insulates it to some degree to the extremely competitive upper small market and mid market where firms typically focus on companies with EBITDA of $10MM or more and enterprise values exceeding $100MM. The firm's investment focus is almost exclusively domestic.



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    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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    Andrew J. Armstrong Partner
    Anthony D. Cassano Vice President
    Benjamin P. Meyer Vice President
    Bruce M. Hernandez Partner
    David K. Schaible Principal


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Dynamic Quest





    Portfolio companies include:

      American Community Newspapers
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      Ariston Global
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      Dynamic Quest
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      Encoda Systems
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      Highline Financial
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      Just Marketing International
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      Professional Bull Riders
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      Rainbow Child Care Center
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      Spindletop Group
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      Tarpon Towers
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      Vector Media
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