Riverwood Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Riverwood Capital has invested in 17 companies.

Riverwood Capital’s most common sectors for investment areinternet software and services (35%) and software (24%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (49%) and venture (31%). In total, Riverwood Capital has invested in 8 US states and 8 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2010 when it acquired Synapsis Soluciones y Servicios IT for $52M.

In the last 3 years, Riverwood Capital has exited 10 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (45%). Riverwood Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Aptina Imaging for $400M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity58
    • M&A Buy Activity43
    • M&A Sell Activity15
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 22
  • M&A Advisors 2

Riverwood Capital

70 Willow Road, Suite 100,
Menlo Park, California 94025
United States
(650) 618-7300
www.riverwoodcapital.com
info@rwcm.com

Riverwood Capital is a tech-focused on private equity firm. Riverwood will consider investment opportunities across North and South America and looks for situations where the firm can commit $25 to $125 per transaction. Prospective transaction situations include growth capital financings, carve-outs, consolidations, and buyouts. Specific areas of interest include IT, communications, technology hardware, electronics, software, and digital media. Riverwood Capital was formed in 2008 and is based in Menlo Park, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Gaming, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware, Utilities

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Venture

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Latin/South America

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 100 500
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 25 125
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (4.2/yr) # 22 4 3 7 3 4 43
vol $52M $52M
Sell (2.0/yr) # 8 - - - 1 9 18
vol $550M $33M $583M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Alation, Inc. 2021-06-03 - Venture
Redwood City, California · www.alation.com
Cloudvirga, Inc. 2021-05-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Irvine, California · www.cloudvirga.com
SUMA SaaS 2021-05-13 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.sumasaas.com
Sensedia 2021-05-11 - Venture
Campinas/SP, Brazil · www.sensedia.com
Mandic S/A 2021-04-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.mandic.com.br
MotionPoint Corp. 2021-04-01 - Secondary Buyout
Coconut Creek, Florida · www.motionpoint.com
RD Gestão e Sistemas S.A. 2021-03-10 33M USD Add-on Acquisition
Florianopolis, Brazil · www.rdstation.com
Industrious LLC 2021-02-22 - Stake Purchase
New York, New York · www.industriousoffice.com
Action Verb LLC 2021-02-02 - Growth Capital
Las Vegas, Nevada · www.files.com
Forecast5 Analytics, Inc. 2021-01-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Naperville, Illinois · www.forecast5analytics.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 11 (44%) - 15 (35%) -
Software 5 (20%) - 10 (23%) 52M (100%)
Information Technology 5 (20%) - 7 (16%) -
E-Commerce 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Electronics - - 1 (2%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (2%) -
Restaurants 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Retail - - 1 (2%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (2%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (2%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (2%) -
Utilities 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 25 - 43 $52M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 13 (52%) - 27 (63%) -
  California 8 (32%) - 16 (37%) -
  New York 2 (8%) - 4 (9%) -
  Florida 1 (4%) - 2 (5%) -
  Oregon 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Nevada 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Rhode Island - - 1 (2%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (2%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (2%) -
Brazil 7 (28%) - 9 (21%) -
Argentina 2 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
United Kingdom 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Chile 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Singapore 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Italy - - 1 (2%) 52M (100%)
Luxembourg - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 13 (52%) - 27 (63%) -
Cross-border 12 (48%) - 16 (37%) 52M (100%)
Total 25 - 43 $52M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 10 (40%) - 21 (49%) -
Venture 12 (48%) - 13 (30%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 3 (7%) -
Divestiture - - 2 (5%) 52M (100%)
Secondary Buyout 2 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (4%) - 2 (5%) -
Total 25 - 43 $52M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (22%) 433M (74%)
Trade Sale 4 (22%) 150M (26%)
IPO 3 (17%) -
Secondary Sale 3 (17%) -
SPAC 3 (17%) -
Stake Sale 1 (6%) -
Total 18 $583M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Cooley LLP
1
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $52M
TOTAL $52M
Largest Synapsis Soluciones y Servicios IT Ltda
$52M (2010-12-21)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $550M
< $100M 1 $33M
TOTAL $583M
Largest Aptina Imaging Corp.
$400M (2014-06-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
5%
2 (5%)
Strategic(s)
5%
2 (5%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
17%
3 (17%)
Strategic(s)
50%
9 (50%)

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