Welcome to Catalyst

We advise business owners, management teams and investors on all aspects of corporate finance.

Our advice covers company acquisitions and sales, management buy-outs and buy-ins (MBOs/MBIs) and raising private equity, growth and debt capital.

Our experienced, partner-led approach, coupled with our international reach and sector focus, delivers exceptional results for our clients.

Through this we have gained a reputation for straight talking and 'smart' advice, accompanied by an unstinting drive and commitment to exceed client aspirations.

Don't just take our word for it though, watch the video below to hear what our clients have to say about working with us.

We look forward to talking to you.

Latest news

More award success for Catalyst

Catalyst continued its excellent year by picking up another award at the Birmingham Post Business Awards...  

Double digit growth reflects success of waste sector

The Catalyst 2015 Waste Fast 50, produced for the CIWM, shows that more than half of the companies on the list have recorded double-digit growth over the last two years 

Catalyst announces sponsorship of GB Bobsleigh

Catalyst has announced a five-year funding partnership with the British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association (BBSA) to support its Youth Bobsleigh Development programme 

Catalyst advises on the £92 million sale of Alcumus

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised Sovereign Capital and the management shareholders on the £92m sale of Alcumus. 

Catalyst advises Lyceum on its investment in Coryton Advanced Fuels

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised Lyceum Capital on its investment in Coryton Advanced Fuels  

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research cover CIWM's 2015 Waste Fast 50 – Autumn 2015

CIWM Fast 50 Waste and Resource management companies prepared exclusively by Catalyst and including profiles of the ten fastest growing businesses.

research cover Sensors Sector Update - Autumn 2015

The development of sophisticated and smaller sensing solutions has seen sensor adoption levels grow across a number of markets. M&A activity is robust as prospective acquirers are attracted by the sector’s growth potential, attractive end-market segments and the opportunity for margin expansion by providing solutions for complex applications.

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research cover Consumer Sector M&A Update Autumn 2015

With UK consumer sentiment at its highest level since 2007 and increasing pressure from investors and shareholders, M&A is being driven by acquisitions of differentiated core offerings in key markets and divestments of mediocre offerings in the squeezed middle markets.