Robert Young

Robert Young
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0515
E: robertyoung@catalystcf.co.uk

Robert is a Principal at Catalyst and has six years' experience in finance, debt advisory and M&A.

He is involved in delivering a wide range of transactions including company acquisitions and disposals, MBOs and fund raisings, acting for private equity clients, corporates, management teams and private business owners.
 
Robert is a member of our Business Services sector team and has worked with a number of companies in the sector such as Foster + Partners, the world renowned architectural design practice. Other recent deals include the investment in Global Freight Solutions, the growth capital investment in CitySprint, and the sales of McNicholas to Kier plc, Gardman to Rutland Partners and Thompson & Morgan to BVG Group.

Before joining Catalyst in 2014, Robert spent four and a half years at KPMG in audit and corporate finance where he advised on a number of buy and sell side transactions. He qualified as an ACA in 2012 and has a degree in International Business with Spanish from Loughborough University.
 
Away from work, Robert is a keen sportsman and particularly enjoys rugby, tennis and skiing.

 

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.  

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.