Riverside’s private equity funds

Riverside Strategic Capital

Non-Control Partner of Choice

  • Non-control junior capital investments through a successful global institution with a 30 year history
  • Proceeds may be used for acquisitions, liquidity events, organic growth initiatives and recapitalizations
  • Structural flexibility meets the specific needs of owners / entrepreneurs and sponsor-backed companies
  • Portfolio companies and sponsors leverage the scope and scale of Riverside’s global resources

The Riverside Difference

Riverside brings more than financial resources—we support management teams with strategic resources to fuel growth. Riverside Strategic Capital portfolio companies can access:

  • Executive Networking. Tap the collective wisdom of the management teams of Riverside’s 80+ portfolio companies.
  • Deal Sourcing. Dedicated team to help identify and solicit add-on acquisition candidates. Deal team will assist with negotiation, structuring and financing acquisitions.
  • Pooled Purchasing. Negotiated discounts on commodities such as travel, long distance telephone rates, IT hardware, shipping and insurance.
  • Riverside University. Ongoing education program bringing together a diverse community of management teams and board members to exchange ideas.
  • Riverside Toolkit. 40+ vetted consulting resources and operating partners to assist in a variety of areas, including sales strategy and methodology, pricing, lean manufacturing, supply chain, acquisition integration, working capital reduction and more.
  • Riverside Information Security Office (RISO). Affordable and effective custom cyber-security programs that meet legal and regulatory requirements.

Deal Criteria and Typical Terms

Company Criteria
  • EBITDA: $5mm or greater
  • Headquartered in US, Canada or Europe
  • Non-Sponsored and Sponsored
  • Business Services
  • Consumer Brands
  • Education & Training
  • Healthcare
  • Franchisors & Multi-Unit Franchisees
  • Software & IT
  • Specialty Manufacturing & Distribution
Deal Structure Flexibility
  • Debt
  • Preferred Equity
  • Warrants
Investment Size
  • $15mm - $80mm
Fixed Return / Coupon
  • Cash Pay, PIK or Combination of Both
Board Rights
  • Board or Observer Seat
Use of Proceeds
  • Acquisitions
  • Organic Growth Initiatives
  • Shareholder Recapitalizations
  • Liquidity Events



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George Cole
Managing Partner
+1 212 265 6507

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Hal Greenberg
Managing Partner
+1 212 484 2682

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Jeffrey Gordon
+1 212 484 2716

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Michael Kessler
+1 212 258 1332

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Jay Reynolds
+1 212 484 2716

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Elena Laird
Senior Associate
+1 917 262 2092

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James Danziger
+1 212 265 6575


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