Helping Consumer Brands Flourish

The Riverside Company invests in a broad range of consumer branded goods companies. Working closely with management, Riverside fosters growth through a specialized approach that pairs consumer goods expertise with Riverside’s global resources.

Consumer Brands Portfolio Company Spotlight

DPA Microphones is a Danish manufacturer of high-quality microphones for professional applications in studio, broadcast, theatre, video/film and sound reinforcement environments. All DPA microphones and components are manufactured at the company’s purpose-built factory in Denmark.

Designing microphones with amazing sound, exceptional consistency and outstanding durability is no easy feat. DPA Microphones draws on more than six decades of world-class microphone design experience.

Target Sectors

Riverside’s Consumer Products specialization focus includes:

  • Food and Beverage

  • Infant and Juvenile

  • Lifestyle, Health and Wellness

  • Personal Care

  • Pet Care

Riverside's Advantage

Consumer branded goods 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 resources geared toward improving production, pricing 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

Select Consumer Brands Portfolio Highlights

Baby Jogger Logo

Baby Jogger

Invested
April 2012
Status
Exited
Industry
Consumer Brands
Region
North America
Business Unit
Riverside Capital Appreciation
Strategy
Private Equity

Designer of baby strollers, bicycle trailers and related accessories

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Bike24

Bike24

Invested
February 2015
Status
Active
Industry
Consumer Brands, Software & IT
Region
Europe
Business Unit
Riverside Europe
Strategy
Private Equity

Provider of bicycle components and related equipment

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Parker Products Logo

Parker Products

Invested
October 2017
Status
Active
Industry
Specialty Manufacturing & Distribution
Region
North America
Business Unit
Riverside Capital Appreciation
Strategy
Private Equity

Manufacturer of specialty ingredients for food and beverage companies

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Reima Logo

Reima

Invested
July 2011
Status
Active
Industry
Consumer Brands
Region
Europe
Business Unit
Riverside Europe
Strategy
Private Equity

Manufacturer of children's clothes

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Blue Microphones logo

Blue Microphones

Invested
July 2013
Status
Exited
Industry
Consumer Brands
Region
North America
Business Unit
Riverside Micro-Cap
Strategy
Private Equity

Manufacturer of electronics

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Tate's Bake Shop

Tate's Bake Shop

Invested
September 2014
Status
Exited
Industry
Consumer Brands
Region
North America
Business Unit
Riverside Micro-Cap
Strategy
Private Equity

Provider of premium cookie and baked goods

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