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.

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

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Advisor to Mahindra Comviva on its acquisition of Emagine International

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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

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