Guy Taylor

Guy Taylor
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0524
E: guytaylor@catalystcf.co.uk

Guy is a Director in our Debt Capital Markets team. He works with both corporate clients and financial sponsors helping them access both new sources of debt capital and manage existing debt facilities.

Recent deals include the management buy-out of Addo Food Group, the investment in Global Freight Solutions by Phoenix Equity Partners, advising Waterland Private Equity Investments on the refinancing of Ballast Phoenix, the acquisition of Santia by Alcumus and the minority investment in Efficio.  

Prior to joining Catalyst Guy spent seven years in banking, working in corporate acquisition finance and sponsor leveraged finance. Guy was previously a Director in the mid-market leverage team at CIT Bank where he focused primarily on transaction values between £50m and £250m.

Guy qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2004 and also has an MBA from Manchester Business School.

When he’s not working, Guy is a keen motorcyclist, mountain biker and loves to ski.

 

 

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.