Rob Chapman

Rob  Chapman
T: +44 (0) 121 654 5000
E: robchapman@catalystcf.co.uk

Rob is a Senior Consultant at Catalyst.

He works alongside our Partners and Directors to identify and get to know companies suitable for Catalyst to work with. Rob has over 15 years' experience of working in deal origination in private equity and corporate finance.

In addition to working with Catalyst, Rob runs his own business, Clifden Consulting, helping private equity funds, high-net-worth individuals and independent investors maximise the returns from deal origination processes. Prior to launching Clifden, he was Head of Direct Origination at the Business Growth Fund and prior to that Managing Director of Cadenza Partners Limited, an outsourced deal origination firm for investors.

Rob started his working life as a musician before switching to a corporate career, but maintains a healthy interest in the arts outside of work.

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 Private Equity.  

Catalyst advises Caledonia Investments plc on the sale of The Sloane Club

Catalyst has advised Caledonia Investments plc on the sale of The Sloane Club, the private members club located in the heart of Chelsea, London. 

Advisor to Mahindra Comviva on its acquisition of Emagine International

We advised Mahindra Comviva on its acquisition of Emagine International, a leading provider of real-time contextual marketing software.  

Catalyst advises Graphite Capital on £72m buy-out of YSC Consulting

Catalyst, the UK business of Alantra, has advised Graphite Capital on the £72m management buy-out of YSC Consulting. 

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.