The Riverside Company is hiring a director of research: sponsored

Prolific lower-mid-market investor The Riverside Company seeks a director of research to work alongside its investment and origination teams. Here’s more about the position:

The Firm: Founded in 1988, Riverside sponsors buy-and-builds in the lower middle market in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. The firm has more than $14 billion in AUM. Its more than 200 employees pursue deals in business services, consumer brands, education, healthcare, software, and specialty manufacturing. Its nine fund families include ones earmarked for lower-mid-market buyouts, micro-cap deals and non-control investments.

Your Role: As director of research you’ll work with team members to develop investment themes worth pursuing. You will cultivate and develop Riverside advisory boards made up of outside industry leaders, and maintain relationships with Riverside portfolio company outside board members. With these resources at your disposal, you’ll identify and research private companies likely to be attractive investments. Attending trade shows as Riverside’s representative will help you expand industry knowledge. You’ll also direct marketing initiatives to generate awareness about our firm’s expertise.

Your Qualifications: You should ideally have a 10-year-plus track record in a research, consulting or investment role.

The Culture: Riverside, while offering a fast-paced environment, prides itself on its “kinder, more compassionate” work ethos. It discourages big egos while encouraging a healthy work-life balance. Parents, for example, may be able to arrange their work schedules to spend more time with children. The firm’s diversity and inclusion committee, populated by members across the firm, focuses on recruitment, retention and development.

Location: You’ll be located in one of the firm’s major offices, such as Cleveland, Dallas, Los Angeles or New York City.

For Details: Learn more about the position here.

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This recruitment ad is sponsored by The Riverside Company.

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