Versa Capital Management is an investment management firm that advises private investment funds. Investors in these funds include individuals, banks, thrift institutions, other investment entities, pension and profit-sharing plans, trusts, estates, charitable organizations, corporations, other business entities and, directly or indirectly, principals or other employees of Versa Capital Management and its affiliates.
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Read on to learn more about Versa Capital.
Versa Capital Management Background
Versa Capital kicked off operations in 2004. Today, it oversees more than $1 billion in assets. It is connected to the following affiliates, or general partners, which are considered registered investment advisors (RIA).
- Versa FGP-I, L.P. (Versa I GP)
- Versa FGP-II, L.P. (Versa II GP)
- Versa FGP-III, L.P. (Versa III GP)
Versa Capital along with these general partners provide investment advisory services to the following private funds:
Versa I Funds (Versa Capital Fund, L.P. and Versa Capital Fund Parallel, L.P.)
Versa II Funds (Versa Capital Fund II, L.P. and Versa Capital Fund II-A, L.P.)
Versa III Funds (Versa Capital Fund III, L.P., Versa Capital Fund III-A, L.P. and Versa Capital Fund III-B, L.P.)
Versa AIV Funds (Versa AIV Investments III, L.P. and Versa AIV Ancillary Investments III, L.P.)
The firm’s general partners may oversee some of these funds and are responsible for all investing decisions.
What Types of Clients Does Versa Capital Management Accept?
For regulatory reasons, the firm’s clients are technically the private investment funds it advises. As noted earlier, investors in these funds include individuals, banks, thrift institutions, other investment entities, pension and profit-sharing plans, trusts, estates, charitable organizations, corporations, other business entities and, directly or indirectly, principals or other employees of Versa Capital Management and its affiliates.
Versa Capital Management Minimum Account Size
The Versa Funds typically have a minimum investment requirement ranging from $5 million to $10 million for third-party institutional investors. The minimum for third-party individual investors is generally $1 million. The firm may change or waive these requirements at its discretion.
Services Offered by Versa Capital Management
Versa Capital provides investment management services to private funds. Its affiliates are involved in this operation and have authority over making investment decisions. In general, the funds invest in non-public companies, though they may invest in public companies to meet varying investment objectives.
Versa Capital Management Investment Philosophy
Versa Capital’s strategies revolve around investing mostly in companies undergoing financial distress in order to benefit from a turnaround. It aims to meet this objective through several strategies including investing new capital in companies in exchange for new debt or equity securities of structured contractual payments.
Fees Under Versa Capital Management
The Versa Funds pay the firm a management fee of about 2% of aggregate investor capital commitments. In addition, each general partner receives carried interest allocations that vary by fund.
What to Watch Out For
As noted earlier, Versa Capital does not offer financial planning or wealth management help. It also doesn’t work with small investors. If you are looking for a firm that provides customized portfolios or other individualized services, this firm is likely not the right fit.
Versa Capital Management Disclosures
Versa Capital did not have any disciplinary events to disclose in its most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). For the latest information, read its Form ADV on the SEC website.
Opening an Account With Versa Capital Management
To contact Versa Capital, call (215) 609-3400 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where Is Versa Capital Management Located?
Versa Capital is located at 2929 Arch Street, Suite 1800, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-7324.
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All information was accurate as of the writing of this article.