Venture Capital

PNC Riverarch Capital

Dedicated to the Middle Market

PNC Riverarch Capital is a middle-market private equity firm that invests in privately-held companies headquartered throughout North America.

We seek well-positioned companies in which to invest $10 million to $50 million of equity capital to support buyouts, recapitalizations, corporate divestitures, and growth financings.  Our investment philosophy is rooted in the belief that building great companies requires a long-term view and a flexible investment strategy. We invest across a variety of industry sectors, including value-added distribution, specialized manufacturing, business and industrial services, software, and tech-enabled services.

PNC Riverarch Capital is an affiliate of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.and represents PNC’s continued dedication to serving the middle-market. Since 1982, PNC Riverarch and its predecessors have provided equity capital to over 100 companies.

Broad sector focus
We invest in a broad range of industries, including:

  • Business and industrial services, such as business process outsourcing, information management, specialty maintenance and repair, waste management, and environmental services.
  • Value-added distribution, including but not limited to wholesale distribution, route-based distribution, supply chain management, and transportation and logistics.
  • Specialized manufacturing, such as niche manufacturers of high-margin consumer or industrial products

Transaction types

We prefer control investments but will also actively consider significant minority positions. Transactions include leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, corporate divestitures, and management buyouts as well as acquisition capital and growth equity.

Transaction parameters

We typically invest between $10 million and $50 million per transaction for companies valued between $20 million and $200 million.