Catalyst wins International Trade Award

Catalyst Corporate Finance has won the “International Trade Award” at’s West Midlands Business Masters 2017, which showcases the best businesses in the West Midlands. The awards were held on Thursday 8 June 2017.

Catalyst was praised for its outstanding work in this category having led several international transactions involving overseas acquirers or funders from its Birmingham office in 2016, also generating around £7m of fees. Notable examples included advising Spanish multinational client SAICA on their fifth deal; the £148m acquisition of Americk Packaging; the sale of Solihull-based Fleet Hire to Australian-based SG Fleet and the sale of Barclays Ventures-backed Texon to Malaysian-based Navis Capital.

Commenting on the award win, Jeremy Harrison, Partner at Catalyst commented: “We are really pleased to be honoured with this award which recognises the hard work of all the individuals in our Midlands team in 2016. We continue to be busy across the region and this year is looking to be equally successful. We have already committed to two further hires in the Midlands team as well as an extension of our growing debt advisory business.”

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