Riverwood Capital Management L.P

CRD#158267
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Riverwood Capital Management L.P operates as an advisory firm headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Riverwood Capital Management L.P controls $2.6 billion in total assets across 10 customer accounts, making it one of the biggest financial advisory firms in the nation by assets under management (AUM). Riverwood Capital Management L.P has an average-sized group of 42 employees, of which 23 are financial advisors. Riverwood Capital Management L.P does not act as a registered broker-dealer, signifying that the company cannot buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its customers' and instead is required to go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are exchangable financial investments like stocks, bonds and options.

Riverwood Capital Management L.P administers eight of the company's accounts on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management signifies that buy and sell decisions are made by an investment advisor without requiring the client's authorization. It also manages two non-discretionary accounts with a total of $2.7 million in assets under management. The firm's typical account size is $263.2 million. The typical advisor at Riverwood Capital Management L.P manages fewer than one client account, making it one of the most personalized advisor firms in the country.

The firm's headquarters is located at 70 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025. The firm is registered to provide services to investors in the state of California.

Assets Under Management

$2.6 billion

Number of Advisors

23

Disclosures

No

Office Location

70 Willow Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Riverwood Capital Management L.P by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$2.6 billion

National Average: $3.3 billion
Total Number of Employees

42

National Average: 31
Total Number of Accounts

10

National Average: 1,935
Average Account Size

$263.2 million

National Average: $1.7 million

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Fee Structure

Financial advisory fees depend on the services offered. However, fees billed by the company most likely include the following fee structures: asset-based or performance-based. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not offered by the firm.

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  • Offered by 72% of firms

    Percentage of Assets

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    This fee, which is the most common fee type charged by advisors for portfolio management, is based on the amount of assets you have under management. Also referred to as an asset-based fee, this fee typically ranges from 0.50%-2.00% of AUM annually. You'll typically pay a lower rate the more assets you have under management.

  • Offered by 17% of firms

    Performance-based

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    Advisors only earn performance-based fees if a portfolio outperforms a defined benchmark. This fee may be calculated in a number of ways but most commonly is charged as a percentage of investment profits. Performance-based fees may incentivize advisors to make riskier decisions in order to generate higher returns.

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    Hourly

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    Like a lawyer, a financial advisor may charge you by the hour. This can be helpful if you are only looking for short-term or one-time advice. Rates typically range from $100-$300 per hour, depending on the complexity and level of services needed.

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    Commissions

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    Occasionally, advisors earn commissions from selling financial products, such as securities or insurance policies, or making certain referrals or transactions. Advisors who earn commissions may be incentivized to make certain recommendations to clients in order to make a commission. Fee-only advisors do not earn commissions, while fee-based advisors may.

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    Subscription

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    Firms generally charge this fee for educational materials provided, such as a monthly magazine. This can be useful if you want to learn about investing or financial management on your own.

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    Fixed

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    Fixed fees are a one-time, lump sum charged for a specific service, like the creation of a financial plan without subsequent implementation. This can be useful if you only need advice for one specific purpose, rather than a long-term advisor. Fixed fees usually range from $1,000 to $3,000.

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    Other

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    Firms can sometimes charge customers using non-traditional fee structures. See this firm's Form ADV for more details.

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Types of Clients

It provides services to pooled investment vehicles. Out of its 10 accounts, Riverwood Capital Management L.P's largest client group is pooled investment vehicles. Around 100% of its customers are from outside of the U.S.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 0%
  • Other Individuals - 0%
  • Corporations - 100%
  • Charitable Organizations - 0%

* The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) defines a high-net-worth individual as someone who has at least $750,000 under management.

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Disclosures

Riverwood Capital Management L.P does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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