Richard Babington


Getting to know


Richard joined Mobeus as an Investment Director in 2014 and was made a Partner in the firm the following year. He sits on the investment committee of Mobeus’s buyout fund and is a veteran of more than a dozen UK buyouts. Having worked in industry for five years before making the switch to private equity, Richard has hands-on, practical experience of what it takes to grow and develop the companies he invests in. Richard represents us directly on the board of several businesses, including Cooper Coated Coil, Kinneir Dufort and Master Removers Group.

Key sector experience

Manufacturing, business services

Geographic focus

Works across the UK with a particular focus on the South West of England.

Previous roles

NBGI Private Equity, Investment Director Elementis plc, Corporate Finance Manager Ascot plc, Corporate Finance Analyst

Education & achievements

MA, Mathematics, University of Oxford

Associated deals

Richard has been involved with the following deals

Current investment

Ellis Recruitment Group

Current investment

GW Global Insights

Current investment

Orbital Internet Group