Riverside Company is the largest and oldest global private equity firm investing in companies with enterprise values of under $200 million. The firm currently has over $3 billion in assets under management, and has over 200 employees in 13 countries. Riverside manages four different fund families that focus on the smaller end of the middle market:
Riverside Capital Appreciation Fund (RCAF) traces its lineage to 1988. It invests in North American-based platform companies with EBITDA of $5 million to $20 million
Riverside Europe Fund (REF) began making investments in 1997. This investment fund family invests in leading companies from Portugal to Scandinavia with EBITDA of between €3 million and €20 million
Riverside Micro-Cap Fund (RMCF) made its first investment in 2005. This investment fund family seeks fast-growing North American “micro” companies with up to $5 million in EBITDA.
Riverside Asia Fund (RAF) was launched in 2007. This investment fund targets the developed economies of the Asia-Pacific region, focusing on companies with less than $10 million in EBITDA.
Example of a Riverside Associate: One associate California Polytechnic University and was previously employed as an investment banking analyst at Citigroup and Imperial Capital.
Source: Riverside Company website