Richard Benyahia

Richard Benyahia
T: +44 (0) 121 654 5023
E: RichardBenyahia@catalystcf.co.uk

Richard is a Principal at Catalyst and has five 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 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, and the management buy-out of Belfield Furnishings.

Richard is also a member of Catalyst's 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. Richard joined Catalyst in 2013.

Away from Catalyst, Richard enjoys motor sports and athletics.

 

Catalyst advises PCMS Group on its sale to a management buy-out team backed by Inflexion Private Equity

Catalyst has advised PCMS Group, a leading provider of point-of-sale software and services for major retailers, on its sale to a management buy-out team, backed by Inflexion Private Equity.  

Catalyst advises Caledonia Investments plc on the sale of The Sloane Club

Catalyst has advised Caledonia Investments plc on the sale of The Sloane Club, the private members club located in the heart of Chelsea, London. 

Advisor to Mahindra Comviva on its acquisition of Emagine International

We advised Mahindra Comviva on its acquisition of Emagine International, a leading provider of real-time contextual marketing software.  

Catalyst advises Graphite Capital on £72m buy-out of YSC Consulting

Catalyst, the UK business of Alantra, has advised Graphite Capital on the £72m management buy-out of YSC Consulting. 

Catalyst advises Birmingham-headquartered ITG on its sale to Equistone

Catalyst, the UK business of Alantra, has advised Inspired Thinking Group on its sale to Equistone Partners.