Private equity investing

Private Equity

The Riverside Company's unwavering focus on the smaller end of the middle market has led to a buy-and-build investment strategy that seeks to maximize potential for companies.

Riverside’s Investment Strategy And Approach

  • Our dedicated global Origination team works closely with intermediaries to quickly evaluate opportunities and develop a customized investment strategy.
  • Our transaction team is adept at picking opportunities and unlocking the full potential of companies. This team is committed throughout our investment, ensuring deep knowledge of the company and its marketplace, strong relationships, continuity, and a personal stake in the success of the investment.
  • Our deep operating resources include former CEOs and other seasoned experts. Working together, Riverside and each company’s management team execute the investment strategy and plan. We seek to grow companies organically via new products, expanding markets by adding channels, enhancing international operations and improving processes.
  • We exit investments after achieving shared goals for growth and value. Our investment strategy and approach seeks to produce long-term successes.

Riverside Capital Appreciation 

  • Founded in 1988.
  • Control buyouts of North American-based platform companies with $10 million to $35 million in LTM EBITDA.

Riverside Europe 

  • Founded in 1997.
  • Control buyouts of European companies with less than €25 million in LTM EBITDA.

Riverside Micro-Cap

  • Founded in 2005
  • Control buyouts of North American-based companies with up to $10 million in LTM EBITDA.

Riverside Australia

  • Founded in 2007.
  • Control buyouts of Australia and New Zealand-based companies with A$3 million to A$20 million in LTM EBITDA.

Riverside Technology Capital Solutions

  • Founded in 2019
  • Investing exclusively in technology companies with a focus on unique growth stage opportunities.