Richard Pindar

Richard Pindar, CEO & co-founder

Richard is CEO of Literacy Capital, which he co-founded in 2017 with Paul. Literacy Capital initially raised £54 million whilst private. In June 2021, Literacy Capital plc was admitted to the London Stock Exchange having grown organically since the initial fundraise. Prior to setting up Literacy Capital, he had a background in investing, private equity and acting as a consultant to private equity businesses

Lonsdale Capital Partners (Oct 15 – Mar 17)

Richard worked for Lonsdale Capital Partners, a low mid-market private equity firm with a focus on investing in businesses across the UK, Ireland and Europe generating EBITDA of £2 million to £7 million

KPMG (Oct 11 – Oct 15)

Richard worked in Corporate Finance initially, working in a lead advisory M&A capacity

His final two years involved time in the Private Equity Group within Transaction Services and performing financial due diligence for large private equity client, as well as qualifying as an ACA with the ICAEW