Geographic Information Systems

Industry Niche Description

Database-oriented businesses that store and present spatial and geographical data, often via software interfaces.

Investment Thesis

The collection, layering and transmission of such data in an efficient way are not trivial. GIS is crucial for a variety of end markets, including transportation/aviation, insurance, government, construction, energy and utilities.

Representative Targets

Attractive target companies within this niche may have the following attributes:

  • Databases that depict key infrastructure such as utilities and other network assets.
  • Map developers.
  • Software offerings that analyze key data in three dimensions for insurance, plant sciences and other important industries.


Ray Wagner
Managing Director
(314) 446-3315