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.
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.
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.
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.
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
A coronary stenting device company.
Best Metal Products
A leader in the design, prototyping, and manufacturing of hydraulic cylinders for OEMs in the industrial and mobile hydraulic cylinder markets.
A developer of a new catheter-based approach for percutaneous delivery of diagnostic and therapeutic agents.