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 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 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 

Alantra advises i2S on its sale to Gfi Informatique

Alantra advises Portuguese IT firm, i2S, on its sale to Gfi Informatique 

Alantra expands its technology sector team with two senior appointments

Alantra has expanded its Technology Media and Telecoms (TMT) sector team with two senior appointments. James Chapman-Andrews joins as Partner and Head of UK TMT and Simon Devonshire OBE, joins as Technology Industry Adviser.  

Alantra advises on sale of 3P Biopharmaceuticals to Keensight Capital

We advised Cinfa and the rest of the shareholders on the sale of 3P Biopharmaceuticals to Keensight Capital, a European growth private equity fund with deep expertise in healthcare.