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.

Globally, a significant volume of cash is looking for a home and is competing for the best UK businesses. In the video below, Catalyst’s managing partner explains why this is providing owners with more choice than he has seen in the last 25 years.

We look forward to talking to you.

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research cover Chemicals & Coatings H1 2017 M&A update

We have seen a buoyant M&A market over the last six months, primarily driven by continued interest in the UK from overseas corporates.

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Catalyst advises Rutland Partners on its investment in Armitage Pet Care

Catalyst has advised Rutland Partners on its acquisition of Armitage Pet Care, the largest independent manufacturer and supplier of premium branded pet treats and accessories in the UK. 

Catalyst advises MML Partners on investment in IT managed service provider CSI

Catalyst has advised MML Partners on its £36m investment in CSI, a leading IT Managed Service provider to the UK mid-market