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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 and internationally for Mergers Alliance, Catalyst’s international partnership organisation. He regularly writes for the sector's leading publications including BMJ. Keith is also a member of Catalyst’s international Industrials sector team.
Additionally, Keith is Chairman of Mergers Alliance and in this role works closely with our international partners to further develop the seamless cross-border service delivered to our clients.
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.