NewSpring Capital’s Brian Kim and Lee Garber on Growth Equity and Buyout Investing
February 13, 2019
This interview was first published by GrowthCap.
NewSpring Capital is a leading private investment firm headquartered near Philadelphia. Founded nearly 20 years ago and with $1.8bn in assets under management, NewSpring has backed over 140 companies since inception. The firm employs four distinct strategies: technology growth equity, healthcare, mezzanine debt, and holdings.
We recently spoke with Brian Kim, a partner in technology growth equity, as well as Lee Garber a principal who leads the firm’s holdings strategy. Both Brian and Lee were 2018 Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investor awardees. While focused on different types of investments, Lee and Brian provided a window into the overarching themes behind NewSpring’s investment activity, including how the firm thinks about supporting private companies across different structures and stages.