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 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. 

Catalyst advises family owned waste management business on its sale to international trade buyer

Catalyst, the UK business of Alantra, has advised the family owners of WSR Recycling Ltd on its sale to Panda Group.  

Catalyst combines with Alantra to create a leading global advisory business in the mid-market

Alantra, the global investment banking and asset management firm, which is listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange with offices across Europe, the US, Asia and Latin America, has combined with Catalyst Corporate Finance.  

Catalyst advises Rutland Partners on its investment in Armitage Pet Care

Catalyst has advised Rutland Partners on its acquisition of Armitage Pet Care, the largest independent manufacturer and supplier of premium branded pet treats and accessories in the UK. 

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

Catalyst has advised MML Partners on its £36m investment in CSI, a leading IT Managed Service provider to the UK mid-market