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 has advised the shareholders of UK Heating Group, including Encore Capital, on the sale to Irsap Group

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised the shareholders of UK Heating Group, including Encore Capital, on the sale to Irsap Group. 

Catalyst advises the shareholders of Thompson & Morgan on the sale to BVG Group

Catalyst has advised the shareholders of Thompson & Morgan Group Holdings, including Primary Capital, on the sale to BVG Group 

Catalyst advises Phoenix Equity Partners on its investment in Global Freight Solutions

Catalyst has advised Phoenix Equity Partners on its investment in Global Freight Solutions (Holdings) Ltd (GFS) alongside the current management team, led by CEO Neil Cotty. 

Catalyst appoints two new principals

Catalyst Corporate Finance has expanded its dealmaking team with the recruitment of Alex Silk and Shannon Cox who join the firm as Principals. 

Catalyst advises KKR on £325m agreement to buy Travelopia from Tui

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised KKR on its agreement with TUI AG (TUI) to acquire Travelopia for £325m. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.