The Riverside Company

The Riverside Company in its acquisition of Kii Naturals Inc.


The Riverside Company




Mergers and Acquisitions

Date Closed

November 2017

Lead Office



On November 13, 2017, The Riverside Company (“Riverside”) announced its acquisition of Kii Naturals Inc. (“Kii”), as an add-on to its previously acquired NuStef Baking platform company.

Kii is a company based in Vaughan, Ontario that creates and manufactures all-natural artisan crisps, cereals, grains and other products.

Riverside is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP represented Riverside as Canadian counsel with a team consisting of Victoria Graham, Mary Abbott, and Jay Greenspoon (Corporate).