The Lancer Group places Tim Spring as Operating Partner for The Riverside Company
NEW YORK, NY – The Lancer Group places Tim Spring as Operating Partner at The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued up to $400M. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 420 transactions and its international portfolio includes more than 80 companies.
Tim Spring, a multi-time CEO and Board Member brings to The Riverside Company over 30 years of experience in diverse industries including Consumer Products and Retail. In this new role, Tim will work with the firm’s team and each portfolio company’s managementteam to execute the investment strategy and value creation plan. Additionally, he will seek to grow companies organically via new products, expanding markets by adding channels, enhancing international operations and improving processes.
Tim’s experience prior to The Riverside Company includes three CEO roles with private equity-backed companies, and Operating Partner roles with MidOcean Partners and Yellowstone Capital.
He holds an MBA from Pace University.
About The Lancer Group
The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, C-suite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, industrial, energy, healthcare and consumer markets.
With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives.
Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from offices across North America and Australia (www.thelancergroup.com).
About The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 420 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 80 companies.
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