Riverside’s private equity portfolio

Specialized Investing - Consumer Brands

The Riverside Company invests in a broad range of branded consumer product companies in North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. Working closely with management, Riverside fosters growth through a specialized approach that pairs consumer goods expertise with Riverside’s operating resources.

Target sectors that Riverside’s Consumer Products team focuses on include:

  • Food and Beverage
  • Infant and Juvenile
  • Lifestyle, Health and Wellness
  • Personal Care
  • Pet Care

Global Experience

Riverside has decades of successful experience investing in the consumer products channel. Through its 200+ employees on the ground in 20 international offices, Riverside has the connections to grow consumer product companies across its footprint.

Riverside’s Advantage

Consumer product companies choose Riverside because of its global team and strong reputation, and because Riverside offers many advantages:

  • Global Resources. Riverside’s team delivers a world of knowledge, new markets, and sourcing opportunities. The Riverside Toolkit of vetted service providers adds dozens of focused resources geared toward improving production, pricing, marketing and other key areas.
  • Increased EBITDA. Riverside understands how to grow earnings through increased sales, reduced expenses, and improved processes.
  • Operational Savings. Riverside’s pooled purchasing programs save companies millions on services ranging from healthcare to shipping.
  • Knowledge Sharing. Riverside provides opportunities for portfolio company executives to learn best practices from peers and thought leaders.

Contact us to learn more about our specialized investing in consumer product companies.