Gemspring Capital’s Acquisition of AINS

McDermott Will & Emery represented Gemspring Capital Management in the transaction.

Gemspring Capital Management, LLC, a Connecticut-based private equity firm, finalized its majority interest acquisition of AINS, a leading global provider of cloud-based, adaptive case management platforms and solutions for government and commercial markets.

AINS’s software enables organizations to streamline workflows across diverse lines of business.  The Company’s software solutions span FOIA, Audits, Investigations, and other applications, all of which are purpose-built for specific use cases. Founded in 1988, AINS is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland and has 143 employees in the DC Metro area. 

Gemspring Capital, a Westport, Connecticut-based private equity firm with over $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 & insurance services, healthcare services, industrial services, software & tech-enabled services, or specialty manufacturing sectors

The McDermott team was led by Frank Steinherr (Picture), Lindsey Reighard, Daniel Layfield, Emily Jewell and Matthew Stern and included Alex Ruiz, Kevin Hall, Emily Mussio, Jed Gordon, Sarah Engle, Carol Spink, Dawn Peacock, Nick Paul, Philip Fitzpatrick, Scott Weinstein, Stacey Callaghan, James Kim, Llewelyn Engel, Vanessa Barmack, Daphne Trotter, Colin Stalter and Scott Regan. The McDermott finance team included Anh Lee, Riley Orloff, Max Brady, Libby Jacobson and Robin Riley.

Involved fees earner: Vanessa Barmack – McDermott Will & Emery; Max Brady – McDermott Will & Emery; Stacey Callaghan – McDermott Will & Emery; Llewelyn Engel – McDermott Will & Emery; Sarah Engle – McDermott Will & Emery; Philip Fitzpatrick – McDermott Will & Emery; Edward Gordon – McDermott Will & Emery; Kevin Hall – McDermott Will & Emery; Elizabeth Jacobson – McDermott Will & Emery; Emily Jewell – McDermott Will & Emery; James Kim – McDermott Will & Emery; Daniel Layfield – McDermott Will & Emery; Anh Lee – McDermott Will & Emery; Emily Mussio – McDermott Will & Emery; Riley Orloff – McDermott Will & Emery; Nick Paul – McDermott Will & Emery; Dawn Peacock – McDermott Will & Emery; Lindsey Reighard – McDermott Will & Emery; Alejandro Ruiz – McDermott Will & Emery; Scott Regan – McDermott Will & Emery; Carole Spink – McDermott Will & Emery; Colin Stalter – McDermott Will & Emery; Frank Steinherr – McDermott Will & Emery; Matthew Stern – McDermott Will & Emery; Daphne Trotter – McDermott Will & Emery; Scott Weinstein – McDermott Will & Emery;

Law Firms: McDermott Will & Emery;

Clients: Gemspring Capital LLC;