Riverwood Capital, a private investment firm solely dedicated to technology growth and scalability, has raised approximately $1.8bn in new capital commitments for investments in high-growth technology businesses globally.
Riverwood has now reached $7.3 billion of value across all investments since inception 15 years ago by executing a consistent investment strategy focused on actively partnering with established technology companies as they seek capital and expertise to scale their customers, products, and global footprints.
Riverwood has led investments in over 75 companies, each benefiting from secular technology trends such as digitalisation, cloud, SaaS, AI and automation, big data and analytics – and selected for their differentiated business, human capital, and platform across several key sub-sectors including cybersecurity, fintech, enterprise IT, sales and marketing tech, HR tech, edtech, among others. The firm’s dedicated investment strategy and active partnership model has generated consistent performance throughout economic cycles, with Riverwood portfolio companies having grown revenue around 40% per year on average during the firm’s hold period.
Riverwood’s fourth generation of funds exceeded their targets with a strong re-up rate, counting investments from leading institutions and prominent new investors including some of the largest and most well-known pension and hospital systems, foundations, university endowments, global fund of funds, insurance companies, family offices, and other world class investors.