News: Tide Rock Holdings Invests in Intensity with Plans to Accelerate Growth

San Diego, California, September 12, 2019 — Intensity today announced that Tide Rock Holdings has invested in the company. Tide Rock will work with Intensity to grow its network of experts and expand its service offerings. Intensity’s management team will remain with the business and continue delivering exceptional services.

Ryan Sullivan, the company’s founder, will remain as president of the company and is invested in the company’s future success. He brings over 25 years of experience delivering professional economic services and has been consistently named a top U.S. economic expert by Intellectual Asset Management.

About the deal, Ryan Sullivan said, “We are thrilled to partner with the impressive team at Tide Rock Holdings to scale the business of Intensity while relentlessly improving the quality of our work product and client service. The word intensity, in our view, reflects the way we operate: positive engagement with each and everything we do. With the support of Tide Rock, we can now extend our approach with law firms, corporations, universities, and other experts.”

Ryan Peddycord, CEO of Tide Rock Holdings, said, “When we look at professional service firms, we are looking for companies with exceptional service quality, strong management teams, and the ability to scale. We believe Intensity’s management team is top of its class, which has led to its elite reputation in the industry. We look forward to partnering with them to help expand on their service offerings and increase their marketing efforts to make sure everyone knows the great things they can do.”

About Intensity
Intensity is a professional services firm that generates powerful research, analysis, and expertise to solve the most complex challenges in the marketplace and courtroom, especially in the areas of economics, finance, and statistics. Using world-class academic training and industry expertise, Intensity professionals conduct thorough research and analysis, develop independent conclusions, and articulate these conclusions in ways that help decision-makers — from corporate executives to judges and juries — make informed decisions. It has built a reputation for unmatched quality, reliability, and responsiveness. The company’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, Novartis, MasterCard, and Adobe. For more information, please visit

How Tide Rock Holdings is Different
Tide Rock builds and manages Investment Pods of economically resilient B2B companies with attractive margins and recurring revenues. Tide Rock grows each company’s free cash flow and makes regular distributions to investors from the aggregate cash flow. Tide Rock’s Pods are evergreen, eliminating artificial constraints on exit timelines and enabling Tide Rock to maximize the value of each company. Tide Rock’s investors are primarily family offices, high-net-worth individuals, and non-profit entities looking for sustainable high-yield and high total returns through economic cycles. More information about Tide Rock, including an overview video, can be found at


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