Richard joined GCP in 2012. He led the recent Fund IV investment in Arrow, a business communications service provider offering telephony solutions, mobile, Data and IT services and sits on the board, supporting management with the buy and build strategy. He also led the Fund III investment in FLYdocs, a provider of aviation records management software and online aircraft transition services, and managed the successful exit to Lufthansa Technik fourteen months later. He has also been involved in the Excelsior, etc.venues, Fishawack and Advanced Insulation deals.
Richard has more than 13 years’ experience of working with SME’s, having previously been a corporate finance advisor at Clearwater Corporate Finance in London, where he was recognised as a Mergermarket Young Dealmaker of the Year in 2011 and prior to that at Grant Thornton where he also undertook a secondment to Lloyds Banking Group’s Business Support Unit.
Richard is a Chartered Accountant having started his career with Robson Rhodes, spending three years in their Corporate Recovery team and has a BSc in Accounting and Finance from Warwick.