Current Holdings Overview

Dempsey actively manages the companies it controls and seeks to be a "value-added" investor in those it does not control through consultative and cooperative participation on Boards or more informally through management interaction on strategic planning, financial and legal compliance and best practices for operations.


SunMed Holdings, LLC

Dempsey Ventures owns 100% of this FDA registered, ISO-13485 certified manufacturer and distributor of high quality medical devices used in over 5,000 hospitals and healthcare facilities worldwide. Airway management, anesthesia, respiratory, resuscitation/ventilation, diagnostics, oxygen delivery and surgical care products are sold under three well-recognized and trusted brands.


Salter Labs

Salter Labs is a leading global manufacturer of medical devices for respiratory and anesthesia care. The company is known for delivering comfort and performance for patients and clinicians which started with the original Salter-style oxygen cannula which is still the world’s most popular. Salter’s products are used in tens of thousands of hospitals and surgery centers and millions of homes worldwide for intubation, capnography, aerosol therapy, and oxygen delivery. Its manufacturing facility in Mexico has over 1,000 employees. Salter has grown through the development of new products such as the full line of Salter Stat Orange Capnography products as well as through the acquisitions of product lines from Beevers Medical Supply, Zefon, IntuBrite, InnoMed Technologies and Parker Medical.


Bay Medical

For over 30 years, Bay Med has sold airway management products directly to the clinicians who use them every day.  Bay Med is a catalog business which offers convenient online shopping, outstanding customer service and affordable prices on trusted name brand anesthesia and respiratory products.


TIDI Products

In 2015, Dempsey Ventures co-invested with RoundTable Healthcare Partners in TIDI Products based out of Neenah, Wisconsin. TIDI is a manufacturer and market share leader of innovative infection control and patient safety products for use in hospital, clinical and other environments where infection control is critical. Dan Bowen serves on TIDI’s Board.


VN Industries,  Inc./Katt Medical Products, LLC

In 2016, Dempsey Ventures made an investment in VN Industries, Inc., a healthcare textile products business with a 500-employee, 185,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Vietnam (including controlled-environment and dyeing operations).  John Sommerdyke serves on the Board and also serves as the company’s General Counsel.


Argentum Medical

In 2017, Dempsey co-invested with the Shore Capital private equity fund in this company with proprietary “Silverlon” impregnated wound care products.  Dan is a Board member and Dempsey is the largest individual investor.


eAgile, Inc.

Provides RFID solutions and high-quality, cost-effective auto-identification products covering tag production, data management software and the building of complete RFID infrastructures.  John is a member of the Board and is active in the company’s M&A efforts.


Svelte Medical Systems

Is a coronary stenting device company.


Best Metal Products

Is a leader in the design, prototyping, and manufacturing of hydraulic cylinders for OEMs in the industrial and mobile hydraulic cylinder markets.


Ablative Solutions

Is a developer of a new catheter-based approach for percutaneous delivery of diagnostic and therapeutic agents. 


Mainline Medical

Is a provider of respiratory and anesthesia supplies from many of the well-known manufacturers in the healthcare market.  Mainline’s one-stop shopping makes it easy for end users to source high quality products at competitive prices