Paul Vanstone

Paul Vanstone
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0510
E: paulvanstone@catalystcf.co.uk

Paul is a Director at Catalyst and has built his extensive commercial and corporate finance experience through roles in industry, Government advisory and professional services.

Paul has completed a wide range of deal types in a number of sectors. Highlights include the sales of Air Dispatch to dnata, CP Electronics to Legrand, Kustom Signals to US-based MPD Inc and Powwownow to US-based PGi Inc, the acquisition of Public Safety Equipment International by US-based ECCO Group, the debt-funded management buy-out of XLN Business Services, the investment in Global Freight Solutions, and the growth capital investments in Coryton Advanced FuelsCitySprint and Aero Technics.

A masters graduate of Nottingham University, Paul trained as a chartered accountant with Deloitte, moving after six years to Arbuthnot Securities, where he worked in corporate finance advising high-growth companies. Prior to joining Catalyst in 2011, Paul worked as a consultant to the Government on the Automotive Assistance Fund.

As a London resident, Paul enjoys heading out to the country in his free time, preferably with a mountain bike or skis for company.

 

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.  

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.