Alex Silk

Alex Silk
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Alex is a Principal at Catalyst and has eight years’ experience in corporate finance.

He works alongside our Partners and Directors to deliver all types of deals including company acquisitions and disposals, management buy-outs (MBOs), fund raisings and strategic reviews, acting for private business owners, management teams, corporates and private equity.​

Alex is also a member of Catalyst's Consumer sector team and recent deals include the refinancing of Inspired Thinking Group (ITG); advising KKR on its £325m acquisition of Travelopia and advising Rutland Partners on its acquisition of Armitage Pet Care.

A graduate of Durham University, Alex began his corporate finance career at Deloitte in 2008, spending over five years advising clients on a variety of mid-market M&A transactions. He joined Catalyst in 2016 from the UK corporate finance team at Deutsche Bank, where he spent three years advising a selection of FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies as corporate broker, notably helping to take McCarthy & Stone PLC public in 2015.

In his spare time, Alex enjoys travelling the world, playing sports and following his beloved Aston Villa.


Catalyst advises Spectris plc on its acquisition of Concept Life Sciences

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company, on its acquisition of Concept Life Sciences.  

Advisor to WernerCo and Triton Partners on the acquisition of Zarges Group

We advised WernerCo and Triton Partners on the acquisition of Zarges Group, a leading provider of professional access, storage and special construction solutions. 

Catalyst advises Piper on investment in Neom Organics

Catalyst has advised Piper on its investment in beauty and wellbeing brand Neom Organics (“Neom”). 

Catalyst advises Synova on 4Ways Healthcare refinancing

We advised Synova Capital on its refinancing of portfolio company 4Ways Healthcare, a leading provider of tele-diagnostic services to the healthcare sector.  

Catalyst advises PCMS Group on its sale to a management buy-out team backed by Inflexion Private Equity

Catalyst has advised PCMS Group, a leading provider of point-of-sale software and services for major retailers, on its sale to a management buy-out team, backed by Inflexion.