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 ProLabs as Inflexion makes investment

Catalyst has advised ProLabs, a leading independent supplier of compatible optical transceivers, on its investment from Inflexion Private Equity.  

Catalyst appoints new partner to strengthen Consumer sector focus

Catalyst has appointed a new partner, Matthew Wiseman, to strengthen its consumer sector focus in the UK.  

Catalyst wins International Trade Award

Catalyst has won the “International Trade Award” at TheBusinessDesk.com’s West Midlands Business Masters 2017, which showcases the best businesses in the West Midlands. 

Catalyst advised MBO of Westleigh Partnerships wins Deal of the Year

The £65m management buy-out of Westleigh Partnerships, in which Catalyst advised Palatine Private Equity, won the ‘Deal of the Year Award’ at the Insider East Midlands Dealmakers Awards 

Catalyst advises LDC on the secondary buy-out of Addo Food Group

Catalyst has advised LDC and the management team on the secondary buy-out of Addo Food Group (Addo) the UK’s leading chilled savoury pastry producer, from Vision Capital.