Richard Benyahia

Richard Benyahia
T: +44 (0) 121 654 5023
E: richard.benyahia@alantra.com

Richard is a vice president at Alantra and has over ten years' experience in finance, M&A and transaction services.

Richard works alongside our Partners and Directors to deliver all types of deals including company acquisitions and disposals, management buy-outs (MBOs), fund raisings and strategic reviews, acting for business owners, management teams, corporates and private equity.​

He has supported the delivery of a number of deals including advising Doncasters on the sale of two of its businesses – Blaenavon Forgings to US private equity firm Arlington Capital Partners and the UK Fabrications Business to Radius Aerospace (backed by Arlington Capital Partners); advising Gladman Developments on a £100m debt refinance; the investment in SMH Fleet Solutions; the management buy-outs of YSC (2017) and Belfield Furnishings; the sales of Entanet to CityFibre, PS Financials to IRIS Software, Texon to South-East Asia-based Navis Capital Partners, Sofa Brands International to a consortium of financial investors, Allen Ford to South Africa's Super Group and Rhead Group to Costain PLC.

Richard is also a member of our Industrials sector team with a particular focus on the automotive sector.  

A graduate in Accounting & Finance from Durham University, Richard qualified as a chartered accountant with PwC where he spent four years within their audit division.

Away from work, Richard enjoys motor sports and athletics.

 

Alantra advises on the sale of Clearswift to HelpSystems

Alantra advises on the cross-border sale of cybersecurity business Clearswift, to US-based HelpSystems. 

Alantra advises Doncasters Group on sale of two divisions

Alantra advises Doncasters Group on sale of two different divisions: Blaenavon Forgings sold to Arlington Capital Partners and UK Fabrications business sold to Radius Aerospace  

Alantra advises Cubiks on its sale to US-based PSI Services

Alantra has advised Cubiks Group Ltd, an international technology-enabled assessment and development consultancy, on its sale to US-based PSI Services.  

Alantra appoints experienced partner to head up its UK Real Estate & Hospitality team

Alantra has appointed Hoong Wey Woon as a Partner to head up its UK Real Estate & Hospitality team.  

Alantra advises Strong Roots on securing over €15.5m of investment

Alantra advises Strong Roots, one of the UK’s fastest-growing food companies, on securing over €15.5m of investment