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 Rutland Partners on its investment in Armitage Pet Care

Catalyst has advised Rutland Partners on its acquisition of Armitage Pet Care, the largest independent manufacturer and supplier of premium branded pet treats and accessories in the UK. 

Catalyst advises MML Partners on investment in IT managed service provider CSI

Catalyst has advised MML Partners on its £36m investment in CSI, a leading IT Managed Service provider to the UK mid-market 

Catalyst advises shareholders on the £29m sale of Entanet to CityFibre

Catalyst has advised shareholders on the £29m sale of Entanet to listed communication infrastructure provider CityFibre  

Catalyst advises leading ignition supplier Standard Brands on sale

Catalyst has advised Standard Brands (UK) Ltd, the international ignition supplier that includes the ZIP and Sunny Jim brands, on its sale to the SHS Group. 

Catalyst advises McNicholas as Kier makes investment

Catalyst has advised the shareholders of McNicholas, a leading infrastructure services provider in the UK, on its sale to Kier plc.