Richard Thomas

Senior Investment Director, Palatine Private Equity

Richard is passionate about supporting ambitious management teams to deliver on their growth plan. Richard is very relationship driven, building bonds during the deal process through to exit and beyond. He loves working with management teams helping to formulate and execute their strategy. As head of the Midlands operation he is focused on the continuing success Palatine have had in the Midlands region.

Richard joined Palatine in 2015 to open the Midlands office having previously worked for Lloyds Bank’s Acquisition Finance team, smaller buy-out house Key Capital Partners and Grant Thornton Corporate Finance. Some of the deals Richard led included; MBO of Mi Glass, Nurse and Carer Plus and Alliance in Partnership and led the secondary buy-out of Ballast Phoenix by Waterland PE from H2. Outside of his Palatine role, Richard is a non-exec director of the combined trading companies of St Giles Hospice.

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