The Riverside Company has promoted Jeffrey Gordon to managing partner and co-fund manager. Gordon joined Riverside in 2013 and was named a partner in March 2017.
CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Riverside Company, a global private investor focused on the smaller end of the middle market, is pleased to announce the promotion of Partner Jeffrey Gordon to Managing Partner and Co-Fund Manager of the Riverside Strategic Capital Fund (RSCF). Gordon will work alongside Riverside Managing Partner George Cole to co-manage the fund. RSCF provides non-control capital solutions to sponsors and entrepreneurs, allowing them to retain control of all aspects of their business, including minority ownership of companies previously owned by other Riverside funds.
Gordon has helped build RSCF since joining the firm in 2013 and was named a Partner concurrent with the final closing of RSCF I in March 2017. During his time at Riverside, Jeff has led several successful RSCF investments, including Alcohol Monitoring Systems, DuBois Chemical, Neighborly, Affinitiv, CIS Computing, ARCOS and Area Wide Protective.
Parallel with Jeff’s promotion, Managing Partner Hal Greenberg becomes Founding Partner of RSCF, where he will remain an investment committee member and assist on new business development while continuing to manage and monitor Fund I investments.
“This is a logical transition in leadership for RSCF as we begin work on RSCF II and recognize Jeff’s significant contributions to Riverside,” said Cole. “This promotion is a testament to the talent of the RSCF team, representing Riverside’s strength and our unique capabilities. We are excited to continue working with Jeff and Hal in their new roles and look forward to this transition.”
Gordon received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Michigan, JD Degree from Fordham Law School and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School.
“I am excited to work alongside George in continuing the strong platform he and Hal have built since 2005,” said Gordon. “We have built a great franchise as a part of the vibrant Riverside platform and we look forward to our next phase of growth as value added investors.”
The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on investing in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has made more than 800 investments. The firm’s international private equity and structured capital portfolios include more than 140 companies.