Globant

Globant is the Latin American leader in the creation of innovative software products that appeal to global audiences. Globant combines a rational blend of Open-Source with proprietary software, which brings flexibility, mitigates risk and ultimately reduces costs. In 9 years since Globant was formed, the now has more than 2,500 professionals working for companies such as Linkedin, JWT, Zynga, Google and Coca Cola, among several others developing software and innovating new solutions to their challenges.

Globant has achieved numerious awards and recognitions including being selected as Endeavor Entrepreneur (2005), being named among the top 10 product engineering vendors (2011) by Global Services, being included in the 2010 Cool Vendor in Business Process Services Report by Gartner and was featured as a case study at Harvard, MIT, Stanford and others.

Investment Overview

In early 2011, Riverwood led a $15 million investment in Globant targeted at helping the company continue its strong organic growth and supporting its strategic acquisition plan throughout Latin America and the U.S. The transaction represented the third investment from Riverwood Capital in the company that was aimed at driving the Globant’s strategic expansion and accelerating growth in delivery capabilities, reinforcing and strengthening its value proposition to customers.

Supply Chain Resources Group

Supply Chain Resources Group (SCRG) helps OEMs and Brand Owning Enterprises (BOEs) optimize their operations, improve supply chain performance, and maximize the value of their outsourced relationships. The company provides operations consulting and managed supply chain services to technology product companies on a global basis.

The company’s proprietary HOST℠ (Hybrid Outsourced Services Team) Model provides highly skilled local resources in the world’s low cost manufacturing centers to help OEMs manage their supply base and improve supply chain performance without adding fixed costs or internal infrastructure.

Headquartered in Menlo Park, CA, Riverwood Solutions is the recipient of seven industry awards recognizing the company for its experience, expertise and execution in supply chain.  The company currently designs, implements, and manages global supply chains from its six offices in North America, Europe and Asia.

Synapsis

Synapsis is one of the most relevant IT services firm and technology integrator in Latin America, with a wide portfolio of IT services that includes IT Outsourcing, cloud computing services, IT and SAP consulting, software factory, technical and business solutions, smart grid solutions and development/implementation of customized solutions.

The company is the leading provider in the utilities, oil & gas, and government sectors, and is aggressively expanding into other industry verticals across its presence in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru.

Investment Overview

In early 2011, Riverwood led the carve-out of Synapsis from its parent company, Enersis S.A.  Following the investment, Synapsis embarked on an aggressive expansion plan both in terms of service offering and geographic footprint, while maintaining its 23-year tradition of delivering the highest quality of services to customers.

Conductor

Conductor is Brazil’s leading next generation digital payment services provider to retailers, payment institutions, banks, and fintech companies.  The Company owns a proprietary, web-based, processing platform that manages the entire operational cycle for card issuers and their merchant customers.  Conductor is headquartered in Barueri, Brazil and has clients throughout the country.

Investment Overview

In late 2014, Riverwood acquired Conductor and injected capital to fund an aggressive growth initiative and to consolidate Conductor’s market position in Brazil and across Latin America.