About Riverwood Capital
Riverwood Capital is a private equity firm comprised of a unique group of investment professionals targeting middle market technology firms in need of financial and intellectual capital to achieve superior growth and profitability on a global scale. We believe mid-size technology companies represent the best investment opportunities to achieve outsized returns, particularly in today's challenged financial environment. The most attractive of these opportunities tend to have a disruptive product satisfying a large market need but usually not the skill sets needed to successfully grow and operate a global business. It is based in Menlo Park, California.
Latest Riverwood Capital News
Nov 22, 2023
Riverwood Capital Raises $1.8 Billion to Invest in LATAM Tech American equity investor Riverwood Capital secured US$1.8 billion in funding , earmarking a significant portion of this capital for mid-sized tech companies in Latin America. The California-based equity firm, boasting over US$5.8 billion in assets under management, holds the distinction of being an early investor in Argentinean software company Globant . Riverwood typically backs around 25 companies per funding cycle. Over the years, the firm has invested in over 75 small and mid-sized IT companies across the Western Hemisphere. Characterized by its growth investment approach, Riverwood tends to invest between US$25 million and US$100 million in each company. Its track record in Latin America is impressive, with portfolio companies exhibiting average annual growth rates exceeding 50%. Notable regional investments include Quintoander, Vtex, Sensedia, Suma SaaS, Digital House Coding School and Gupay. “The technology opportunity in Latin America has been consistently expanding during the past 15 years,” Francisco Alvarez-Demalde, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Riverwood told Techcrunch . “Our portfolio companies have been able to expand their revenues at +50% per year on average during that period.” Sign up for our Nearshore Americas newsletter: To effectively manage its Latin American investments, Riverwood established a regional office in São Paulo, Brazil. This strategic presence underscores the firm’s commitment to the region’s dynamic technology landscape.
Riverwood Capital Investments
Riverwood Capital has made 100 investments. Their latest investment was in LogComex as part of their Series B on November 11, 2023.
Riverwood Capital Investments Activity
Riverwood Capital Fund History
11 Fund Histories
Riverwood Capital has 11 funds, including Riverwood Capital Partners IV.
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Riverwood Capital has 2 service provider relationships
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Riverwood Capital Team
10 Team Members
Riverwood Capital has 10 team members, including current Founder, Managing Partner, Francisco Alvarez-Demalde.