About Rikesh Patel

Rikesh Patel is a director in RSM's M&A and private equity team, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, business disposals, management buyouts, fundraising and growth capital for owner managed businesses. Rikesh is actively involved in the infrastructure and telecoms sector groups, having worked on numerous transactions across both.

Rikesh has a young family which keeps him busy and on his toes. Away from work, Rikesh enjoys running, playing five-a-side football, and watching any sporting event.

Rikesh says, "The most satisfying aspect of my role is seeing our clients realise the fruits of their hard work (often a lifetime of work) and hearing how our work is going to make a difference to them and their families going forward."

Favourite thing about RSM

"The people. During my time at RSM I have been given the opportunity to work with some amazing people who always encourage and challenge me. This gives plenty of motivation to get out of bed in the morning!"

Rikesh’s RSM timeline:

  • 2012: joined RSM
  • 2021: promoted to Director

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