Riverside Company adds on Pence & Associates to tax platform

The Riverside Company has acquired Kansas City, Missouri-based Pence & Associates as an add-on to its Paradigm Tax Group platform. Meg Donigan, Paradigm’s executive vice president of corporate development, led discussions on behalf of the company, while partner Matt Dailey, vice president Brad Roberts and associate Bernardo Villar led talks for Riverside.

Press Release

The Riverside Company has completed its third add-on acquisition to its Paradigm Tax Group (Paradigm) platform since investing in the company in November 2013. The addition of Pence & Associates of Kansas City, Missouri strengthens Paradigm’s presence in the Midwest and delivers a deeply experienced executive in Jeffery Pence, who has spent more than 30 years working in property tax consulting and assessing.

Paradigm is a national provider of property tax consulting services for commercial property owners and has more than 30 offices across the U.S. The company analyzes the property portfolios of more than 5,000 clients to capture tax-saving opportunities. Paradigm serves a wide variety of clients, including real estate investment trusts (REITs) and multinational corporations among its customers.

“We’re delighted to add a set of quality customers and an extremely capable leader in Jeff,” said Riverside Vice President Steve Burns. “Jeff will strengthen Paradigm’s operations in Kansas and Missouri, and will further enhance Paradigm’s position as a leading national property tax consulting firm.”

Meg Donigan, Paradigm’s EVP of Corporate Development, led discussions on behalf of the company. Working with Burns on the transaction for Riverside were Partner Matt Dailey, Vice President Brad Roberts, and Associate Bernardo Villar.

The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing businesses valued at up to $250 million (€200 million in Europe). Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 330 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 70 companies.