Riverside Advisors is a lower middle market investment banking firm specializing in advising clients on their company sale, acquisition or capital raising needs. We bring significant a results-oriented approach, deep expertise and strict adherence to advising our clients with integrity.

Led by professionals with more than 60 years of combined experience, we are committed to meeting the unique needs of middle-market companies and their owners. We do this by delivering highly creative transaction solutions and a level of professional service that consistently exceeds client expectations. Riverside distinctly combines comprehensive financial analysis, proactive positioning of the client’s business, identification and mitigation of issues surrounding the business and continuous discussions with buyers and capital providers to provide transaction outcomes that regularly meet or exceed client objectives.

Riverside is uniquely positioned to provide superior transaction execution and, through its affiliation with P&M Corporate Finance, LLC (PMCF) and Plante Moran, brings a holistic set of resources and expertise to every client relationship.

  • Deep industry knowledge and expertise
  • Industry contacts and relationships
  • M&A tax
  • Access to international buyers via Corporate Finance International

Riverside focuses on lower middle market transactions with enterprise values up to $20 million. Transactions valued in excess of $20 million are executed by our affiliate PMCF.



PMCF is a middle-market investment bank, providing global merger and acquisition advisory services to private, public, and private equity-owned companies. PMCF provides a broad range of services, including sale advisory, acquisition advisory, capital raising, and strategic advisory.

The firm has dedicated industry teams that provide services to the plastics and packaging, medical technology, industrial, and business services industries. PMCF has offices in Chicago, Detroit, Denver, and around the globe through its ownership in and leadership of Corporate Finance International™.

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Plante Moran is among the nation's largest accounting, tax and consulting firms and provides a full line of services to organizations in the following industries: manufacturing and distribution, financial institutions, service, health care, private equity, public sector and real estate and construction.

Plante Moran has a staff of more than 3,000 professionals throughout Colorado, Illinois, Michigan and Ohio with international offices in Shanghai, China; Monterrey, Mexico; Mumbai, India; and Tokyo, Japan. Plante Moran has been recognized by a number of organizations, including FORTUNE magazine, as one of the country's best places to work.


Located right on the river of downtown Chicago.