Alex Silk

Alex Silk
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0516
E: alexsilk@catalystcf.co.uk

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 advising KKR on its £325m acquisition of Travelopia.

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 ProLabs as Inflexion makes investment

Catalyst has advised ProLabs, a leading independent supplier of compatible optical transceivers, on its investment from Inflexion Private Equity.  

Catalyst appoints new partner to strengthen Consumer sector focus

Catalyst has appointed a new partner, Matthew Wiseman, to strengthen its consumer sector focus in the UK.  

Catalyst wins International Trade Award

Catalyst has won the “International Trade Award” at TheBusinessDesk.com’s West Midlands Business Masters 2017, which showcases the best businesses in the West Midlands. 

Catalyst advised MBO of Westleigh Partnerships wins Deal of the Year

The £65m management buy-out of Westleigh Partnerships, in which Catalyst advised Palatine Private Equity, won the ‘Deal of the Year Award’ at the Insider East Midlands Dealmakers Awards 

Catalyst advises LDC on the secondary buy-out of Addo Food Group

Catalyst has advised LDC and the management team on the secondary buy-out of Addo Food Group (Addo) the UK’s leading chilled savoury pastry producer, from Vision Capital.