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.