Eric Keen Leaves Riverside Company for DW Healthcare Partners

Eric Keen has left left the Riverside Company, where he was VP, to join DW Healthcare Partners as a VP.


Park City, Utah,  September 20, 2010 – DW Healthcare Partners (DWHP), a healthcare focused private equity firm with over $250 million in committed capital under management, today announced that Mr. Eric Keen, former Vice President with The Riverside Company, will join DWHP’s Investment Team as a Vice President. 

Eric Keen brings over six years of experience in private equity to DW Healthcare Partners. Prior to joining DWHP, Eric worked for The Riverside Company for five years, most recently as a Vice President.  During his tenure at Riverside, Eric completed 10 transactions and served on the board of directors of SmartComp LLC, GTI Diagnostics, Inc., Ultravolt, Inc. and Polar Windows of Canada Ltd.  Prior to Riverside, Eric worked at Norwest Equity Partners, Marakon Associates and Credit Suisse First Boston.  “I am excited to join DWHP as the firm has a tremendous track record of success and is positioned for continued success due to the firm’s rigorous investment discipline, creative deal origination, flexible deal structuring, niche industry focus and, most importantly, talented and great people,” said Eric Keen. 

About DW Healthcare Partners 

DW Healthcare Partners is a private equity firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry. The firm manages over $250 million in committed capital and invests in profitable healthcare companies with proven management teams. DW Healthcare Partners is led by seasoned healthcare executives with more than 100 years of combined industry experience. The firm provides the capital, strategic guidance, and acquisition expertise to help mid- to late-stage companies realize their potential for growth.