River's Edge Alliance Group

Rivers Edge Alliance Group | About

Helping Client Accomplish Their Dreams


River's Edge Alliance Group is a lower-middle market investment banking firm that specializes in mergers & acquisition, business valuations, strategic ownership planning, and private capital markets.

What does that mean?  We help business owners understand, enhance, protect, and realize the value of their companies.


River’s Edge Alliance Group was founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by Scott Mashuda and Todd Torquato in May 2004.  Mr. Mashuda and Mr. Torquato began by assisting business owners in the valuation and sale of their companies.  After a few years, the company's services expanded to include business acquisitions for buy-side clients.

In January 2011, Mr. Mashuda and Mr. Torquato opened a second location in Cleveland, Ohio.  In November 2013, River's Edge Alliance Group acquired Cordeva, LLC, a consolidation of Confidential Business Sales and Market Point Associates, adding market share to both the Pittsburgh and Cleveland markets

In November 2014, River's Edge Alliance Group acquired Navigence, Inc, a strategic planning firm in Lewisburg, PA.  The acquisition expanded the firm's capabilities to include value enhancement, and value protection strategies for business owners not yet ready for sale.

Vision & Values

River’s Edge Alliance Group is built on a foundation of four core values

  • Integrity: Soundness of moral character.
  • Creativity: Originality, progressiveness and imagination.
  • Confidence: Go beyond the usual limits of conventional thought or action.
  • Passion: Any powerful or compelling emotion or feeling.

The application of our values can be seen in our relationships with clients, other professionals, and each other.  They are integral to everything that we do.

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River’s Edge Alliance Group is proud to have served the following clients: