Prior Holdings Overview

Since we have no need to return capital to investors, we can exit an investment when it is best for the business or hold and grow the business for the long-term.


Aspen Surgical

In 1999, Aspen Surgical Products by was formed by Dempsey to purchase seven single-use surgical product lines from Imagyn Medical, Inc.  Aspen grew ten-fold over the next seven years by making three strategic acquisitions and multiple new product introductions.  Dempsey sold a majority interest to RoundTable Healthcare Partners in 2006 with Dan remaining active on the Board and in additional add-on acquisitions. Aspen sold to Hill-Rom in 2012 for $400 million.

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Beaver Visitec

Dempsey co-invested with Roundtable in 2010 to combine three separate ophthalmic businesses from Becton Dickinson, Medtronic and Aspen Surgical to form Beaver Visitec.  Dempsey owned 10% with Dan serving on the board. It sold in 2016 to TPG Capital for over $500 million.



Ostial Solutions, Inc.

In 2007, Dempsey invested in the Ostial Pro stent positioning system and Dan was asked to serve on the company’s Board.  It sold in 2012 to Merit Medical for $35 million.