Richard Boyden

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Richard Boyden

In 2015 Richard joined Spectrum from BDO where he qualified in 2010. He initially trained within the audit department before moving to global outsourcing and then to Corporate Finance. Richard holds a degree from the University of Reading.

Richard has worked on a wide range of mid-market transactions (value of between £10-£100m) across numerous sectors including, travel and leisure, healthcare, property and TMT. A selection of these deals are as follows:

  • Travel & Leisure - trade acquisitions of Gold Medal Travel (carved out from the Thomas Cook Group plc), Stella Travel Services and Imagine Cruising, together with the private equity investment into high-end luxury travel operator Audley Travel and luxury travel deal specialist Fleetway Travel
  • Business Services - trade acquisitions of Avanta Managed Offices by Serviced Office Group plc and of Reflex Managed Offices by Clarendon Enterprise Centre, together with the private equity backed MBO of Strictly Education, a specialist professional services provider to the education sector
  • Media - MBO of a carved out public relations division of a leading global marketing services plc and strategic asset disposal of a major UK broadcast and telecommunications company
  • TMT - Private equity investment into managed telecommunications provider Ask4 Limited
  • Property - Private equity JV acquisition of a 38-estate UK commercial property portfolio

Out of working hours, Richard enjoys playing hockey and tennis, travel and following the on-field exploits (toils) of Peterborough Utd.

“We are extremely pleased with the outcome and believe Civica Group are the perfect home for Abritas. Our sincere thanks go to Clive, Iain and Richard for all their hard work. They did an absolutely outstanding job and the amount of effort and the quality of the work produced has been remarkable. We definitely made the right decision in choosing Spectrum to help us through this process.” Stephen Oliver, co-founder of Abritas

LATEST DEALS

LATEST AWARDS

2017

Finalist - UK Corporate Finance House of the Year

2017

CORPORATE FINANCE TEAM OF THE YEAR

2017

CORPORATE FINANCE ADVISER OF THE YEAR - CLIVE HATCHARD

2017

LARGE DEAL OF THE YEAR (OVER 50M) - BYBOX MBO FUNDED BY LDC

2017

MID-RANGE DEAL OF THE YEAR (£10M-£50M) - RUSH HAIR GROUP INVESTMENT BY LDC