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About RiskMethods

RiskMethods provides a cloud-based application that allows enterprises to visualize their supply chain on a map and to recognize potential supply chain disruptions, due to natural hazards, financial instability of suppliers and other incidents earlier so that users can take immediate action. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Munich, Germany. In September 2022, RiskMethods was acquired by Sphera. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Orleansstraße 4

Munich, 81669,


+49 (0)89 9901 648 - 0

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RiskMethods's Products & Differentiators

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    riskmethods empowers businesses with an award-winning Supply Chain Risk Management solution -from profiling and monitoring risk, to assessing supplier business impact, to mitigating supplier risk. It combines cutting-edge AI with insightful risk intelligence to ensure the right people have the right information at the right time so they can collaborate to proactively manage risk.

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Latest RiskMethods News

Sphera Completes Previously Announced Acquisition of riskmethods, a Leader in Artificial Intelligence Supply Chain Risk Management Software

Oct 5, 2022

On Oct 5, 2022 Acquisition supports leading ESG firm’s ongoing global expansion and accelerates Scope 3 emissions monitoring and reporting offering  Sphera, a leading global provider of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance and risk management software, data and consulting services, has completed its planned acquisition of riskmethods, a Munich, Germany-based software company that specializes in supply chain risk management (SCRM). This acquisition supports Sphera’s continued innovation and expansion in the ESG solutions space. riskmethods’ software as a service (SaaS) solution uses artificial intelligence (AI), big data and machine learning to identify, analyze and help mitigate all types of supply chain risk, including monitoring sustainability practices and ESG compliance in the supply chain. This innovative approach bolsters Sphera’s capabilities in offering a Scope 3 emissions monitoring and reporting solution. “riskmethods’ real-time, cloud-based SCRM software helps companies to proactively manage and mitigate potential supply chain risk, which has become increasingly important with the uptick in supply chain disruptions in recent years,” said Paul Marushka, Sphera’s CEO and president. “We are pleased to welcome riskmethods’ customers, colleagues and partners and look forward to the expanded capabilities we will be able to provide to our customers as a result of this partnership.” Founded in 2013, riskmethods has seen tremendous growth with its real-time SCRM solutions that enable companies to proactively manage potential supply chain risk. The company has over 40,000 users in more than 225 global enterprises, monitors over 1.1 million suppliers, locations and supply chains, and helps to manage complex supply networks and mitigate supply chain risk. The company has four offices and more than 200 employees worldwide. “We are excited to join forces with Sphera. It will offer us a huge lever for even faster growth and for driving our vision of resilient and sustainable supply networks with even more power,” said Heiko Schwarz, riskmethods’ CEO and founder. “With Sphera’s deep industry and ESG data, riskmethods will be able to expand its customers’ ability to anticipate the compliance and ESG impacts of their suppliers.” Kelly Wannop, Managing Director at Blackstone, said, “We have strong conviction in Sphera’s ESG mission. We are pleased to welcome riskmethods to Sphera and look forward to the enhanced capabilities this partnership supports.” Eli Nagler, a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone, continued, “The acquisition of riskmethods supports Sphera’s continued innovation and expansion in the global marketplace as a leader in operational ESG and risk management solutions.” D+ Partners and Senovo, two original investors supporting riskmethods’ growth strategy, will continue supporting the combined company’s mission as shareholders of Sphera going forward. ReedSmith LLP and Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett LLP served as legal advisors to Sphera and Blackstone while Evercore served as the financial advisor. DLA Piper served as the sellers’ legal advisor, and Stifel served as the financial advisor Write in to to learn more about our exclusive editorial packages and programs.

RiskMethods Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was RiskMethods founded?

    RiskMethods was founded in 2013.

  • Where is RiskMethods's headquarters?

    RiskMethods's headquarters is located at Orleansstraße 4, Munich.

  • What is RiskMethods's latest funding round?

    RiskMethods's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did RiskMethods raise?

    RiskMethods raised a total of $23.92M.

  • Who are the investors of RiskMethods?

    Investors of RiskMethods include Sphera, Bayern Kapital, Senovo, EQT Ventures, DIGITAL+ PARTNERS and 4 more.

  • Who are RiskMethods's competitors?

    Competitors of RiskMethods include Craft and 2 more.

  • What products does RiskMethods offer?

    RiskMethods's products include the riskmethods solution and 3 more.

  • Who are RiskMethods's customers?

    Customers of RiskMethods include Vorwerk, ['Unknown'] and AGCO.

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