Stuart Baxter joined Riverside in 1997 and is a Founding Partner of Riverside Asia-Pacific Fund. He has led investment teams across three of Riverside’s fund families. He launched Riverside Europe Fund and supervised all negotiations, legal due diligence and post-acquisition board work. In 2000, he transitioned to head Riverside’s San Francisco office as a Managing Partner of Riverside Capital Appreciation Fund. In 2007, he launched the Riverside Asia-Pacific Fund.
Prior to joining Riverside, Mr. Baxter was Director of Crimson Capital’s Czech Restructuring and Privatization Group for two years. Prior to that, Stuart was President of AI International Corporation, the U.S.-based holding company for a high-net-worth Kuwaiti family. He spent 12 years at AI International Corporation, managing various operating businesses, venture capital and real estate portfolios and executing over 30 acquisitions. He began his career in investment banking as an analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston. He holds a BA in economics from Stanford University.