Riverside acquires PRIMA Eye Group as an add-on

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

The Riverside Company has acquired PRIMA Eye Group to its Independent Doctors of Optometric Care platform. No financial terms were disclosed. Atlanta-based PRIMA is a provider of consulting services and purchasing programs to independent optometrists.

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Riverside exits Eemax

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Rheem Manufacturing has acquired tankless water heater manufacturer Eemax from The Riverside Company. No financial terms were disclosed. Keybanc Capital Markets advised Riverside on the deal.

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Riverside-backed Area Wide Protective makes first add-on

By Chris Witkowsky — 3 months ago

The Riverside Company-backed Area Wide Protective (AWP) acquired Traffic Specialties, Inc., which provides traffic management services in support of utilities, road construction, repair and maintenance market. Traffic Specialties if the first add-on for Riverside’s Area Wide Protective platform since the firm first invested in AWP in June.

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Riverside Company to buy Baker Hill

By Luisa Beltran — 5 months ago

The Riverside Company said Tuesday it has agreed to buy Baker Hill, a division of Experian. Financial terms weren’t announced. Carmel, Indiana-based Baker Hill provides relationship management, credit-origination and risk-management solutions. Riverside said it plans to combine Baker Hill with portfolio company Database Marketing Agency Corp.

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Riverside-backed BeneSys buys A&I Benefit Plan

By Luisa Beltran — 5 months ago

BeneSys Inc., a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, has acquired A&I Benefit Plan Administrators. Financial terms weren’t announced. Portland-based A&I provides third-party administration for health and welfare and pension funds, as well as ancillary services such as COBRA and FSA administration. THL Credit and PNC provided financing for the transaction.

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Riverside invests in IPAR

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

The Riverside Company has made an undisclosed investment in IPAR Rehabilitation. Westpac provided debt financing for the transaction. Based in Melbourne, Australia, IPAR is a provider of occupational rehabilitation case management solutions.

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Riverside promotes Tsang to partner

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

The Riverside Company has promoted Peter Tsang to partner. Tsang, who is based in the firm’s San Francisco office, joined the staff in 2004. His work background includes stints an an investment banking analyst at Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin and as a staff auditor at Ernst & Young.

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PE-backed H-D buys FirstMark

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

H-D Advanced Manufacturing Company has acquired Firstmark Corp. Steen Associates Ltd. and Troutman Sanders LLP advised Firstmark on the transaction while TCW Direct Lending and PNC Business Credit provided financing for the deal. Based in Richmond, Virginia, Firstmark is a maker of components for the aerospace and defense industries. H-D is backed by The Riverside Company, Hicks Equity Partners and Weinberg Capital Group.

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Riverside Company exits ECN

By Luisa Beltran — 8 months ago

The Riverside Company has sold its stake in Emergency Communications Network (ECN) to Veritas Capital. Financial terms weren’t announced. Ormand Beach, Florida-based ECN provides a SaaS-based mass notification solution that allows government and commercial clients to communicate with constituents. William Blair advised on the transaction.

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The Riverside Company invests in Area Wide Protective

By Luisa Beltran — 8 months ago

The Riverside Company said Wednesday it invested in Area Wide Protective. Financial terms weren’t announced. Kent, Ohio-Area Wide provides temporary management solutions to customers including utilities, utility contractors, and telecommunications companies. GE Antares Capital, Madison Capital, NewStar Financial, and MidCap Financial provided senior debt financing and Audax Mezzanine provided mezzanine debt.

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DW Healthcare exits Health & Safety Institute

By Luisa Beltran — 9 months ago

DW Healthcare Partners said Tuesday it has sold its portfolio company, Health & Safety Institute Inc., to The Riverside Company. Financial terms weren’t announced. Eugene, Oregon-based Health & Safety is a for-profit health and safety training and compliance company. Harris Williams & Co. advised the company.

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Riverside invests in HSI again

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

The Riverside Company is investing again in Health & Safety Institute. No financial terms were disclosed. Previously, Riverside invested in HSI and exited its stake in 2012. MidCap Financial, Maranon Capital and GCM Financial provided financing for the transaction while Jones Day advised Riverside. Based in Eugene, Oregon, HSI is a provider of healthcare and workplace safety training and compliance solutions.

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Riverside Company adds-on C-Learning

By Chris Witkowsky — 10 months ago

The Riverside Company has added-on e-learning course developer C-Learning to its platform company Learning Seat. The investment will provide new technical capabilities, content development expertise and customers to Learning Seat, which provides online courses, training tools and other resources.

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