About RCG

Partnering with Riata provides access to a high-energy and experienced investment team that brings both financial and operating expertise.

Our Portfolio


The principals of Riata have been investing in privately-held companies—many of which are family-owned or entrepreneur founded—since 1991. We have sponsored 185 acquisitions, totaling more than $4.6 billion in transaction value and $1.4 billion of invested capital. We supplement our considerable investment experience, extensive network of relationships, and core industry knowledge with the involvement of seasoned Operating Partners who have built and run successful businesses in our core sectors. These Operating Partners can serve as value-added and strategic resources to help management teams maximize the potential of their businesses.

Our Team

Over 100 years of combined experience investing in privately-held companies

Investment Criteria

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Equity investments of $25 – $100 million

EBITDA of $5 – $30 million

Total enterprise value of $25 – $250 million

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Mature and market leading

High-growth and category-defining

Established and developing management organizations

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Control and non-control investments

Recapitalizations, buyouts, divisional carve-outs, CEO-led buy & builds, and growth capital investments

Flexible capital structures

Why Riata Capital Group?

Significant Experience and Success in Our Core Sectors

Our investment team possesses deep domain experience resulting from over 100 years of combined experience helping to build market-leading companies in the business services, consumer, and healthcare services sectors. We can be valuable resources in our core sectors, provide a wealth of contacts and relationships, and bring perspective related to industry structure, strategic risks and opportunities, and regulatory and competitive frameworks.

Extensive Network of Relationships

The Riata team is able to leverage its extensive professional network to help recruit key management personnel, bring in functional or project-based experts, facilitate discussions with relevant strategic participants, and build effective, experienced, and highly functioning boards of directors.

Success with Organic and Buy & Build Growth Strategies

The Riata team is highly experienced at implementing a variety of strategies aimed at accelerating the organic growth of businesses. We support these strategies with our capital, access to operational resources, and ability to collaborate with management teams. We also have experience working with companies to source, negotiate, on-board, and integrate add-on acquisitions that previously may have been too large, too risky, or too time-consuming for teams to undertake independently.

Trusted Investment Partners

With over 25 years of private equity experience spanning 163 acquisitions, we understand that we are in a people-first business and that trust, responsiveness, and straight-forward communication are critical to a successful partnership. From the initial meetings through the full investment cycle, the process and how we handle relationships matters. We have years of experience collaborating with entrepreneurs and business owners to creatively structure and complete transactions with solutions that meet sellers’ needs while achieving our investment objectives.