Private Equity at Work: Investing in Community Safety

Florida-based Emergency Communications Network (ECN) is a high-speed outbound notification service, disseminating updates and alerts to affected communities when disasters strike. With help from private equity firm The Riverside Company, ECN was able to expand their footprint across the country and innovate the services they provide.

Private Equity at Work: Vitamin Shoppe

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By partnering with private equity, Vitamin Shoppe grew its business from a Northeast-based specialty retailer to a national chain, adding more than 400 stores and 2,500 new jobs.