Riverside Partners

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Riverside Partners is a Boston-based private investment firm that "invests in growing middle market healthcare and technology oriented companies." The company was founded in 1988 by a group of general partners who still serve on the board of directors. Its website states it is "currently investing Riverside Fund V, L.P., a $561 million equity fund, with committed capital from leading institutional investors, including endowments and foundations, family offices, pension funds, and fund of funds. . . We typically invest in companies with revenues between $10 million and $100 million that operate across a wide spectrum of the healthcare and technology industries."[1]

Ties to Pete Peterson's "Fix the Debt"

The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem."

This article is part of the Center for Media and Democracy's investigation of Pete Peterson's Campaign to "Fix the Debt." Please visit our main SourceWatch page on Fix the Debt.

About Fix the Debt
The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem." Through a special report and new interactive wiki resource, the Center for Media and Democracy -- in partnership with the Nation magazine -- exposes the funding, the leaders, the partner groups, and the phony state "chapters" of this astroturf supergroup. Learn more at PetersonPyramid.org and in the Nation magazine.


Investments

Riverside Partners’ investments in medical device, software and technology companies include more than a dozen current engagement and nine closed sales.

  • Applied Precision (acquired)
  • Barrier Safe Solutions International (acquired)
  • Cushcraft (acquired)
  • MicroCal (acquired)
  • MicroDental (acquired)
  • Quantum Medical Imaging (acquired)
  • Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (IPO)
  • Vocollect (acquired)
  • Dominion Diagnostics
  • Eliassen
  • GEM Engineering
  • Health Drive
  • IPA
  • ITC Global
  • Max Vision
  • NDS Surgical Imaging
  • Pilgrim Software
  • Real Goods Solar
  • Tech Valley Communications
  • Tegra Medical
  • Thinklogical
  • Weblocalize

Executive Management

As of February, 2013:

Operating Partners

General Partners

Contact details

One Exeter Plaza
699 Boylston Street, 14th Floor
Boston, MA 02116

Phone: (617) 351-2800
Fax: (617) 351-2801
www.riversidepartners.com

Resources & Articles

Featured SourceWatch Articles on Fix the Debt

References

  1. Riverside Partners "About Us", organizational website, accessed February 13, 2013
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