Riviera Partners, a San Francisco, CA-based retained search firm specializing in placements of executive leadership in engineering, product and design talent, closed a minority investment of $25m.
The deal was led by Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors and ROCA Partners.
The financing will be used to fund Riviera Partners’ continued geographic expansion, strategic acquisitions, enhancements to its Sutro™ proprietary recruiting platform, and to add expert staff.
Led by Will Hunsinger, CEO, Riviera Partners provides companies with tools and services to expertly place executive talent in the areas of software engineering, product management and design by combining recruiting expertise with a proprietary platform that uses machine learning to score and predict the best candidate for an organization’s specific needs in the most important tech geographies.
The company, which has completed thousands of searches for such clients as Asana, Dropbox, GitHub, DoorDash, Hulu, Pinterest, Uber and others, is expanding in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle and Bozeman.
It now has over 90 team members across the nation, and regularly works with the tech industry’s most accomplished venture capital, private equity and growth equity firms as well as CEOs of growing companies.