Keith Davies

Keith Davies
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0529
E: keithdavies@catalystcf.co.uk

Keith is a Deal Origination Executive at Catalyst.

He works alongside our Partners and Directors to identify and get to know companies suitable for Catalyst to work with. Keith has nearly 20 years’ experience of working in deal origination and research in M&A and private equity; he has a particular focus on the Business Services sector.

Before joining Catalyst, Keith worked in services sector deal origination at mid-market private equity house Sovereign Capital, and prior to this in research and business development at Grant Thornton Corporate Finance. Previously he was head of research for the corporate finance advisory practice at Capita PLC.

Keith has experience of working with clients across a range of Business Services markets, including recruitment and HR, professional services and property & facilities services.

He has an MSc in Information Science from City University, and graduated with a BA in Philosophy from Middlesex University.

Outside of work Keith enjoys watching cricket and other sports, reading (particularly spy fiction), and music.

Catalyst advises MML Partners on investment in IT managed service provider CSI

Catalyst has advised MML Partners on its £36 million investment in CSI, a leading IT Managed Service provider to the attractive and fast growing UK mid-market. 

Catalyst advises shareholders on the £29m sale of Entanet to CityFibre

Catalyst has advised shareholders on the £29m sale of Entanet to listed communication infrastructure provider CityFibre  

Catalyst advises leading ignition supplier Standard Brands on sale

Catalyst has advised Standard Brands (UK) Ltd, the international ignition supplier that includes the ZIP and Sunny Jim brands, on its sale to the SHS Group. 

Catalyst advises McNicholas as Kier makes investment

Catalyst has advised the shareholders of McNicholas, a leading infrastructure services provider in the UK, on its sale to Kier plc.  

Catalyst advises Palatine on TTC investment

Catalyst has advised Palatine Private Equity on its investment in TTC Group, a leading provider of road user and cycling education courses in the UK.