Keith Pickering

Keith Pickering
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0500
T: +44 (0) 115 957 8233
E: keithpickering@catalystcf.co.uk

Keith has been leading transactions for clients for over 20 years, the last 16 at Catalyst.

He predominantly works with private company owners and management teams on company sales and private equity transactions.

Notable deals include the sale of Steelite International to US-based PNC Riverarch Capital and the management buy-outs of Synseal Extrusions, NRS Healthcare and the sales of Electric Center, Williams Medical Supplies and Jackson Building Centres. Keith leads the Construction sector team at Catalyst. He regularly writes for the sector's leading publications including BMJ.

A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, Keith spent his pre Catalyst years at the successor firms of PwC and Deloitte, including a three year period in the Far East, operating out of Hong Kong.

Married with two daughters, when not supporting their hockey exploits from the side lines, he enjoys a round of golf and 'endures' being a Notts County supporter.

Outside of Catalyst, he is a Non-Executive director of a listed Venture Capital Trust, a member of the East Midlands Bank of England Advisory Committee and, until recently, a Governor at Trent College, a leading independent school in the East Midlands. 

 

Catalyst advises Spectris plc on its acquisition of Concept Life Sciences

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company, on its acquisition of Concept Life Sciences.  

Advisor to WernerCo and Triton Partners on the acquisition of Zarges Group

We advised WernerCo and Triton Partners on the acquisition of Zarges Group, a leading provider of professional access, storage and special construction solutions. 

Catalyst advises Piper on investment in Neom Organics

Catalyst has advised Piper on its investment in beauty and wellbeing brand Neom Organics (“Neom”). 

Catalyst advises Synova on 4Ways Healthcare refinancing

We advised Synova Capital on its refinancing of portfolio company 4Ways Healthcare, a leading provider of tele-diagnostic services to the healthcare sector.  

Catalyst advises PCMS Group on its sale to a management buy-out team backed by Inflexion Private Equity

Catalyst has advised PCMS Group, a leading provider of point-of-sale software and services for major retailers, on its sale to a management buy-out team, backed by Inflexion.