Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson
T: +44 (0) 121 654 5020
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0500

Mark is a Partner with over 25 years' business experience gained within corporate finance advisory, private equity and industry.

Mark advises entrepreneurs and management teams of mid-market corporates in the UK and overseas and private equity investors across a range of sectors. He has significant overseas experience having studied, lived and worked in the Netherlands for ten years as well as Singapore and the Middle East. Mark leads Catalyst’s international business efforts.

Whilst he advises across a range of sectors, he focuses on sustainability and is an expert in the waste and resource management sector, leading Catalyst's Waste & Energy team. He writes regularly for the industry's leading journals and publishes The Catalyst Waste Fast 50 in conjunction with the CIWM each year, which identifies the fastest-growing, privately owned companies across the industry.

Recent transactions include the sales of WSR Recycling to Panda Group and LRS Consultancy to Anthesis Consulting Group; advising Netherlands-based Waterland Private Equity on their acquisition of Ballast Phoenix, the UK’s leading IBA recycler; five acquisitions for Spain's SAICA, including the recent acquisition of Americk Packaging;

Before joining Catalyst in 2004, Mark worked for international logistic leader TNT Group, in Europe, Asia and the USA. Following the completion of an MBA from Nyenrode University in the Netherlands, he spent five years at Greenfield Capital Partners leading management buy-outs and portfolio disposals. 



Catalyst advises Birmingham-headquartered ITG on its sale to Equistone

Catalyst, the UK business of Alantra, has advised Inspired Thinking Group on its sale to Equistone Partners. 

Catalyst advises family owned waste management business on its sale to international trade buyer

Catalyst, the UK business of Alantra, has advised the family owners of WSR Recycling Ltd on its sale to Panda Group.  

Catalyst combines with Alantra to create a leading global advisory business in the mid-market

Alantra, the global investment banking and asset management firm, which is listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange with offices across Europe, the US, Asia and Latin America, has combined with Catalyst Corporate Finance.  

Catalyst advises Rutland Partners on its investment in Armitage Pet Care

Catalyst has advised Rutland Partners on its acquisition of Armitage Pet Care, the largest independent manufacturer and supplier of premium branded pet treats and accessories in the UK. 

Catalyst advises MML Partners on investment in IT managed service provider CSI

Catalyst has advised MML Partners on its £36m investment in CSI, a leading IT Managed Service provider to the UK mid-market