The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making controlling investments in growing businesses valued at up to $250 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 1000 transactions. The firm's international portfolio includes more than 150 companies.

• Strength: Over $13 billion in assets under management.
• Breadth: Over 1000 completed acquisitions.
• Scope: Over 300 people on four continents worldwide.
• Experience: More than 35 years in business.

  • Area of Activity
  • Private Equity Investors in Telecom indsustry
  • Private Equity Investors in Technology
  • Private Equity Investors in Industrial Services
  • Private Equity Investors in Industrial Products sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Health and Medical sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Energy sector
  • Private Equity Investors in Consumer Services
  • Private Equity Investors in Computer Software and Hardware
  • Private Equity Investors in Banking and Financial Services
  • Family Office Investors in Consumer Products sector
  • Company type
  • Private Equity
  • Family Office
Pº de la Castellana 140 7B
Madrid, Madrid 28046, ES
P: +34 91 590 1337
F: +34 91 561 1606

Rafael Álvarez-Novoa


+34 91 590 2419

Laura Palacio Aragón

Vice President

+34 91 590 13 37

35 years of experience
Riverside has completed more than 1000 acquisitions with a total enterprise value of over €7bn

Riverside has more than €13bn in assets under management. Our investors include the world’s leading pension funds, endowments, funds of funds, insurance companies and banks

Even in the most adverse market conditions we close at least 1 acquisition per month

Preferred lenders
We maintain close relationships with our key lender partners in Europe

International access
We provide companies with access to suppliers, distributors and customers across Europe, in North America and Asia

Business development
We help conducting international add-on acquisitions and Greenfield investments, materialising potential for revenue synergies across our portfolio companies

Sharing knowledge
We enable sharing market intelligence and industry experience through Riverside University and CEO Summits

Network of experts
We provide access to a wide network of industry experts, operational improvement specialists and seasoned managers

Structured process

Our originators act as dedicated relationship managers for M&A intermediaries, providing timely feedback and two-way communication. Riverside’s two decades of experience guarantee a smooth and reliable sale process and allow us to complete acquisitions quickly and efficiently.

Riverside's activities in Europe are centered around five offices: Brussels, Munich, Madrid, Luxembourg, and Stockholm, with more than 30 professionals dedicated to investment and asset management.

Riverside is a generalist fund and in recent years has specialized in four major sectors: Consumer, Software & Technology, Healthcare, and Manufacturing, Production & Distribution companies.

The Riverside Company