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 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. 

Catalyst advised MBO of Westleigh Partnerships wins Deal of the Year

The £65m management buy-out of Westleigh Partnerships, in which Catalyst advised Palatine Private Equity, won the ‘Deal of the Year Award’ at the Insider East Midlands Dealmakers Awards 

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.