The Riverside Management Group team and its advisors possess substantial management, investment and operational experience as well as significant relationships with some of the most successful investment banks, venture capital firms, technology companies, industrial companies and buyout firms.
James Carpenter is a Founder, Senior Managing Director of RMG. Mr. Carpenter focuses on venture capital and private equity opportunities in the clean energy, metals recycling and technology media telecom industries. As a principal investor, adviser and manager, he has completed more than 60 transactions since 1996. He is currently advising a $2 billion metals recycling and clean energy group on a variety of transactions. Mr. Carpenter also led the formation and management of joint initiatives with a major private equity firm and global financial institution to pursue investments in the metals and clean energy industries. From 2002 – 2004 he was CEO of Horsehead Industries, the largest recycler of hazardous waste and producer of zinc in the US. He is currently a senior advisor to Allied Resource Corporation, AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. and Puralube Inc.. Mr. Carpenter received a BS in communications from Boston University in 1989 and holds the series 24, 82 & 63 securities licenses.