Founded in September 1989, River Associates Investments is a private equity firm based in Chattanooga, TN. We have focused exclusively on investing in the lower middle-market and partnered closely with management teams for over 25 years. We lead with tenure and track record having built a reputation for integrity and acumen among all of our constituencies: limited partners, investment referral sources, senior & mezzanine debt partners and portfolio company management teams. Our “Investments with Management” philosophy effectively captures the spirit of partnership, which guides our actions in all aspects of business.
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River Associates seeks to partner with management teams in companies where opportunities exist to grow revenues and maintain and enhance profitability internally as well as through acquisitions. Our general acquisition criteria are as follows: