Martin Cordey

Martin Cordey
T: +44 (0) 121 654 5000

Martin supports Catalyst's business development strategy with a particular focus on the Midlands region.

He is a highly regarded leveraged finance specialist and has significant experience of advising a diverse range of clients on all aspects of financing. 

Martin worked at Lloyds Bank for over 30 years and until recently was director and the head of its Acquisition Finance team in Birmingham supporting many local businesses including a number of Catalyst’s clients.


Away from work, Martin is an enthusiastic musician. He is a founder member of the Birmingham Corporate Finance Charity band, the Demons of Tune. Martin is also a keen walker and is a charitable trustee for the Malvern Hills Conservators.

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

Catalyst has advised MML Partners on its £36 million investment in CSI, a leading IT Managed Service provider to the attractive and fast growing UK mid-market. 

Catalyst advises shareholders on the £29m sale of Entanet to CityFibre

Catalyst has advised shareholders on the £29m sale of Entanet to listed communication infrastructure provider CityFibre  

Catalyst advises leading ignition supplier Standard Brands on sale

Catalyst has advised Standard Brands (UK) Ltd, the international ignition supplier that includes the ZIP and Sunny Jim brands, on its sale to the SHS Group. 

Catalyst advises McNicholas as Kier makes investment

Catalyst has advised the shareholders of McNicholas, a leading infrastructure services provider in the UK, on its sale to Kier plc.  

Catalyst advises Palatine on TTC investment

Catalyst has advised Palatine Private Equity on its investment in TTC Group, a leading provider of road user and cycling education courses in the UK.