Richard Latner

Managing Director, Europe
Technology

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).

Latest Insights

Reports
4th May 2022

The Technology Services Perspective – Q1 2022

Deal activity for Q1 2022 has increased 30% over the previous quarter, to a total of 237 transactions. Transactions have mainly focused on strategic tuck-ins that are centred around acquiring next-gen and nearshore capabilities, such as robotic process automation, customer experience consultancy and influencer-based social media marketing. Even in the current macro environment, March showed […]

Reports
4th May 2022

The Enterprise Stack – Q1 2022

The private M&A market witnessed a record quarter for deal volumes in Q1 2022, reaching just shy of 600 deals. This was delivered on the back of continued adoption of cloud technologies, increased investment into hybrid work environments and software vendors seeking to deepen their security posture. Results advised AI-powered brand language optimisation platform Phrasee […]

Reports
4th May 2022

The Global Technology Market Review – Q1 2022

Despite a backdrop of some macroeconomic uncertainty, private M&A activity within the global technology market saw a record quarter for deal volumes. This was delivered on the back of continued adoption of cloud technologies, increased focus on strategic tuck-ins, investment into hybrid work environments and software vendors seeking to deepen their security posture. As public […]

Reports
7th March 2022

Get your KPIs right and your MSP will attract broad trade and investor interest

M&A appetite for MSPs continues to surge with broad buyer interest across the ecosystem, meaning that if your MSP is showing the right characteristics there will be lots of options to realise value. So what does good look like and who will be interested? Click to read Managed Service Providers – What are the right […]

Reports
1st February 2022

The Enterprise Stack – FY 2021

A sustained demand for AI and data-driven technologies in 2021 ensured both private and public markets were increasingly active and drove more M&A activity in the Enterprise Software sector than ever before. The year rounded off on a high with total disclosed deal values in Q4 reaching close to $100Bn with Results having completed seven […]

Reports
1st February 2022

The Global Technology Market Review – FY 2021

Deal activity for 2021 has been strong – the acceleration of digital transformation at the onset of Covid-19 pandemic to drive enterprise protection, solve global supply chain challenges and strengthen multi-cloud capabilities drove investors to pay premium multiples for both innovative startups and dominant incumbents. Public markets were increasingly active too as 2021 marked the […]

Reports
19th October 2021

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 […]

Reports
19th October 2021

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 […]

Reports
19th July 2021

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 […]