Managing Director, Europe
Richard is a Managing Director at Results, having joined the firm in September 2014. Richard has more than 10 years technology sector M&A experience, principally advising fast-growth and disruptive B2B software and technology services businesses. Prior to Results, Richard spent nine years at KPMG across the M&A, transaction services and audit functions.
Richard is a chartered accountant and holds a First-Class honours degree in Economics and Politics from Bristol University.
Outside of work Richard enjoys spending time with his ever-growing young family and playing and watching sport (in particular Arsenal and the England cricket team).
The Enterprise Stack – Q3 2021
Following a strong Q2, the path to recovery from the global pandemic is increasingly clear on account of re-opening economies, record-breaking stock markets and an abundant supply of cheap capital fueling investor appetite. Deal making surged in Q3 with volumes up more than 20% on Q2 2021. The quarter witnessed c.500 transactions to further accelerate […]
The Global Technology Market Review – Q3 2021
Deal activity has continued to increase following a strong Q2 and the path to recovery from the global pandemic is increasingly clear on account of re-opening economies, record-breaking stock markets and an abundant supply of cheap capital fueling investor appetite. The technology market remains very strong for M&A and public trading, and optimism for future […]
The Global Technology Market Review – Q2 2021
As we predicted in Q1, deal activity has continued to increase in Q2 and the technology market remains very strong for M&A and public trading and optimism for future growth remains very healthy across all the technology sectors we track. M&A continues to be driven by strong levels of investment by private equity (directly and […]
Technology services KPIs and benchmarks
What to track to enhance results, value and buyer appetite Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are an important and well-trodden method of managing a business; making sure those elements of your business which drive performance are consistently tracked will inevitably result in improved outcomes. With Technology Services businesses, KPIs are also a vital tool for those […]
Resilience in uncertain times – The Bulletin: Issue 73
Resilience in uncertain times The Coronavirus pandemic is first and foremost, a human tragedy. Resilience is a key coping skill at home, and also an imperative trait for business leaders to practice in order to remain positive, be prepared and keep moving forward so that when the dust settles, they’re able to return businesses to […]
The Global Technology Market Review – Q1 2020
Welcome to the Q1 2020 Global Technology Market Review – Results International’s quarterly review of deal activity and valuation metrics for the technology sector. We cover all aspects of technology with a focus on enterprise software/SaaS, software-related IT services, and tech enabled services. Each quarter we consider the macroeconomic trends and analyse the activity in […]
Top 10 panellist recommendations from our breakfast briefing on: Successfully building and realising value in your services business
2018 has been a strong year at Results International, and having closed multiple deals involving services business, it is evident that there is a strong appetite for services companies with in-demand skills and scale from both buyers and investors. But how are these companies building and realising value without compromising the quality of their service […]
The Stagwell Group acquires Forward3D and is hungry for more: An interview with Mark Penn and Jay Leveton
At the back end of 2017, The Stagwell Group acquired the UK’s largest independent digital agency Forward3D in what was its first deal outside of North America. This acquisition was number 15 in Stagwell’s portfolio, having only been founded two and a half years ago and the objective is to get to 30 in the […]
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