Richard Butcher has a combination of private equity and investment banking experience. Over the course of his career, Richard has completed 6 principal equity investments totaling over $145 million in equity and $800 million of M&A and corporate finance transactions. Richard’s primary private equity responsibilities include execution and post-acquisition management. Richard was most recently on the deal team of 10 Point Capital, a franchise and brand focused private equity firm based in Atlanta. While at 10 Point Capital, Richard was a key member of Tropical Smoothie and Phenix Salon Suites’ corporate strategy and finance teams. Richard’s primary private equity responsibilities at 10 Point Capital included execution, post-acquisition management and debt and equity raising. Prior to joining 10 Point Capital, Richard was with Argonne Capital Group, a middle market private equity firm based in Atlanta, investing in multi-unit, branded companies with real estate assets. While at Argonne, Richard worked on acquisition and post-acquisition assignments with well-known brands including IHOP, Planet Fitness, John Deere, Krystal and On the Border. Prior to Argonne, Richard was an Investment Banking Analyst with SunTrust Bank where he focused on leveraged finance and M&A transactions. Richard holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Economics, magna cum laude, from Stetson University and a Master of Finance from the University of Florida.