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 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 LDC on the secondary buy-out of Addo Food Group

Catalyst has advised LDC and the management team on the secondary buy-out of Addo Food Group (Addo) the UK’s leading chilled savoury pastry producer, from Vision Capital.  

Catalyst hosts Q&A with West Midlands mayoral candidate Andy Street

Catalyst has hosted a Q&A with West Midland’s mayoral candidate Andy Street, at its Birmingham Office.  

Catalyst has advised the shareholders of UK Heating Group, including Encore Capital, on the sale to Irsap Group

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised the shareholders of UK Heating Group, including Encore Capital, on the sale to Irsap Group. 

Catalyst advises the shareholders of Thompson & Morgan on the sale to BVG Group

Catalyst has advised the shareholders of Thompson & Morgan Group Holdings, including Primary Capital, on the sale to BVG Group 

Catalyst advises Phoenix Equity Partners on its investment in Global Freight Solutions

Catalyst has advised Phoenix Equity Partners on its investment in Global Freight Solutions (Holdings) Ltd (GFS) alongside the current management team, led by CEO Neil Cotty.