James Wolfe

James  Wolfe
T: +44 (0) 121 654 5012
E: jameswolfe@catalystcf.co.uk

James is an Executive at Catalyst.

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

James graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Economics and Finance from University of Exeter, which included an Industrial Placement in Audit at PwC.

He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the KPMG Transaction Services team in 2016, having undertaken due diligence on a variety of buy-side and sell-side M&A deals and capital market transactions. He then transferred to Investment Banking at Shore Capital and advised on a number of public company M&A transactions and secondary placings. James joined Catalyst in 2017.

Outside of work, James is an avid runner, amateur photographer and enjoys reading and writing on the economical and political landscape.

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.  

Catalyst advises Caledonia Investments plc on the sale of The Sloane Club

Catalyst has advised Caledonia Investments plc on the sale of The Sloane Club, the private members club located in the heart of Chelsea, London. 

Advisor to Mahindra Comviva on its acquisition of Emagine International

We advised Mahindra Comviva on its acquisition of Emagine International, a leading provider of real-time contextual marketing software.  

Catalyst advises Graphite Capital on £72m buy-out of YSC Consulting

Catalyst, the UK business of Alantra, has advised Graphite Capital on the £72m management buy-out of YSC Consulting. 

Catalyst advises Birmingham-headquartered ITG on its sale to Equistone

Catalyst, the UK business of Alantra, has advised Inspired Thinking Group on its sale to Equistone Partners.