Non-Control Capital for Owners and Entrepreneurs

Riverside brings more than financial resources — we support owners and management teams with strategic resources to fuel growth. Riverside Strategic Capital portfolio companies have the ability to access Riverside’s dedicated deal sourcing team, deep industry experience, vast executive network, operating resources, pooled purchasing program and many other resources.

Riverside Strategic Capital provides:

  • Structural flexibility that meets the specific needs of owners/entrepreneurs and enables them to maintain control
  • Solutions for business owners who need capital for acquisitions, liquidity events, organic growth initiatives and recapitalizations
  • Access to leverage the scope and scale of Riverside’s global resources

Riverside Strategic Capital Current Portfolio

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Alcohol Monitoring Systems

Invested
December 2014
Status
Active
Industry
Business Services, Software & IT
Region
North America
Business Unit
Riverside Strategic Capital, Riverside Capital Appreciation
Strategy
Structured Capital, Private Equity

Provider of monitoring technologies to manage criminal offenders

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Affinitiv

Invested
August 2019
Status
Active
Industry
Software & IT, Business Services
Region
North America
Business Unit
Riverside Strategic Capital
Strategy
Structured Capital

Provider of technology-driven solutions to the automotive industry

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Area Wide Protective II

Invested
December 2020
Status
Active
Industry
Business Services
Region
North America
Business Unit
Riverside Strategic Capital
Strategy
Structured Capital

Provider of outsourced traffic management solutions

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Bentley Laboratories

Invested
March 2016
Status
Active
Industry
Specialty Manufacturing & Distribution
Region
North America
Business Unit
Riverside Strategic Capital
Strategy
Structured Capital

Manufacturer of beauty products and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals

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Fadata

Fadata

Invested
December 2015
Status
Active
Industry
Software & IT
Region
Europe
Business Unit
Riverside Europe, Riverside Strategic Capital
Strategy
Private Equity, Structured Capital

Provider of insurance software

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G&A Partners

Invested
September 2020
Status
Active
Industry
Business Services
Region
North America
Business Unit
Riverside Strategic Capital
Strategy
Structured Capital

Provider of HR outsourcing and administrative services

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Neighborly

Invested
May 2018
Status
Active
Industry
Franchisors
Region
North America
Business Unit
Riverside Strategic Capital
Strategy
Structured Capital

Franchisor holding company

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Recovery Point

Invested
August 2020
Status
Active
Industry
Software & IT, Business Services
Region
North America
Business Unit
Riverside Strategic Capital
Strategy
Structured Capital

Provider of mission-critical IT infrastructure, colocation, and cloud-based resilience services.

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Screenvision Media

Invested
July 2018
Status
Active
Industry
Business Services
Region
North America
Business Unit
Riverside Strategic Capital
Strategy
Structured Capital

Provider of cinema marketing and advertising

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Flexible Junior Capital for the Life of an Investment

Riverside has extensive experience partnering with business owners, other private equity firms and family offices. We have the flexibility to invest in a range of structures tailored to meet the needs of owners at any point during an investment’s lifecycle:

Initial Transaction – Extend Capital Structure

  • Preferred equity to obtain leverage beyond senior, unitranche or second lien debt
  • Provide front-end support
    (underwriting, structuring, diligence, debt partners, etc.)

Capital to Facilitate Add-on Acquisitions

 

Liquidity or Recapitalizations

  • Dividend recap / maintain upside
  • Redeem minority shareholders
  • Redeem outstanding debt
  • Obtain independent, third-party valuation to substantiate enterprise value

Flexible Capital Solutions

  • Subordinated debt
  • Preferred equity – redeemable or convertible
  • Common equity

The Riverside Difference

Riverside Strategic Capital portfolio companies can access:

Executive Networking

Tap the collective wisdom of the management teams of Riverside's 100+ companies.

Pooled Purchasing

Negotiated discounts on commodities such as travel, long distance telephone rates, IT hardware, shipping and insurance.

Riverside Toolkit

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.

Deal Sourcing

Dedicated team to help identify and solicit add-on acquisition candidates. Deal team will assist with negotiation, structuring and financing acquisitions.

Riverside University

Ongoing education program bringing together a diverse community of management teams and board members to cultivate growth.

Riverside Information Security Office (RISO)

Affordable and effective custom cybersecurity programs that meet legal and regulatory requirements.

Operating Partner/Senior Advisor Pool

Riverside has more than 50 deeply experienced senior leaders who can help capture opportunity and fix issues quickly and effectively.

Case Study - North American Dental Group

North American Dental Group (NADG) is a dental practice management company that operates dental clinics in nine states. The company offers a full range of comprehensive dental services including general dentistry, orthodontics and other specialty services.

Key to NADG’s growth and success, Riverside helped fund, source and integrate 36 add-ons during a hold of just over four years. This allowed NADG to expand into new states like Florida and Georgia while deepening its presence in the Midwest and Northeast.

Deal Criteria & Typical Terms

Company Criteria
Industries
Deal Structure Flexibility
Investment Size
Board Rights
Fixed Return/Coupon
Use of Proceeds
  • EBITDA: $5 million or greater

  • Non-Sponsored and Sponsored

  • Headquartered in US, Canada or Europe

  • Business Services

  • Consumer Brands

  • Education & Training

  • Healthcare

  • Franchisors & Multi-Unit Francisees

  • Software & IT

  • Specialty Manufacturing & Distribution

  • Subordinated Debt

  • Preferred Equity

  • Common Equity

  • $15 million - $80+ million

  • Board or Observer Seat

  • Cash Pay, PIK or Combination of Both

  • Acquisitions

  • Shareholder Recapitalizations

  • Organic Growth Initiatives

  • Liquidity Events

Non-control junior capital investments in middle market companies through a successful global institution with a 30 year history

The Riverside Strategic Capital Team

Colegeorge BKG 300X450 George Cole Managing Partner New York +1 212 265 6575
Greenberghal BKG 300X450 Hal Greenberg Managing Partner New York +1 212 265 6575
Gordonjeffrey BKG 300X450 Jeffrey Gordon Partner New York +1 212 484 2716
Reynoldsjay2 BKG 300X450 Jay Reynolds Principal New York +1 212 484 2179
Lairdelena BKG 300X450 Elena Laird Vice President New York +1 917 262 2092
Danzigerjames BKG 300X450 James Danziger Associate New York +1 917 206 2498
Marinianthony2 BKG 300X450 Anthony Marini Associate New York +1 212 258 1337

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