WESTPORT, CT (July 12, 2022) – Gemspring Capital, a middle-market private equity firm, announced today that Jay Reynolds has joined the team as a Managing Director.

Prior to joining Gemspring, Jay was with The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm, where he worked for nearly a decade. While at Riverside, Jay was responsible for all aspects of the investment process, including sourcing, structuring and executing non-control investment opportunities, as well as post-investment collaboration with portfolio company management teams to implement growth plans. Prior to Riverside, Jay was with Veronis Suhler Stevenson, a lower middle market private equity firm, and began his career as an investment banking analyst in the Media & Telecommunications group at Merrill Lynch, where he worked on M&A, leveraged finance and equity capital transactions.

Bret Wiener, Managing Partner of Gemspring Capital, commented: “We are excited to welcome Jay to the team. His entrepreneurial drive and deep experience partnering with founders further enhance our transaction execution and value creation capabilities.”

About Gemspring Capital
Gemspring Capital, a Westport, Connecticut-based private equity firm with $1.5 billion of capital under management, provides flexible capital solutions to lower middle market companies. 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 aerospace & defense, business services, consumer services, financial and insurance services, healthcare services, industrial services, software and tech-enabled services, or specialty manufacturing sectors. For more information, visit www.gemspring.com.