Simon Roberts

Simon Roberts
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0522

Simon is an Principal at Catalyst and has four years’ corporate finance experience.

He works alongside our Partners and Directors to deliver all types of deals including company acquisitions and disposals, management buy-outs (MBOs), fund raisings and strategic reviews, acting for business owners, management teams, corporates and private equity.​ 

Recent deals include the sales of UK Heating Group and CP Electronics, the secondary management buy-out of Alcumus, the growth capital investment in Coryton Advanced Fuels, the sale via a management buy-out of Aqualisa, the minority investment in Efficio and the acquisition of Santia by Alcumus.

Simon graduated from Cardiff University with a First Class Honours Degree in Business Management. He qualified as a chartered accountant at Ernst & Young and has worked across both their Restructuring and Debt Advisory teams.

Outside of work Simon enjoys winter sports, travel and rugby union.

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. 

Catalyst advises family owned waste management business on its sale to international trade buyer

Catalyst, the UK business of Alantra, has advised the family owners of WSR Recycling Ltd on its sale to Panda Group.  

Catalyst combines with Alantra to create a leading global advisory business in the mid-market

Alantra, the global investment banking and asset management firm, which is listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange with offices across Europe, the US, Asia and Latin America, has combined with Catalyst Corporate Finance.  

Catalyst advises Rutland Partners on its investment in Armitage Pet Care

Catalyst has advised Rutland Partners on its acquisition of Armitage Pet Care, the largest independent manufacturer and supplier of premium branded pet treats and accessories in the UK. 

Catalyst advises MML Partners on investment in IT managed service provider CSI

Catalyst has advised MML Partners on its £36m investment in CSI, a leading IT Managed Service provider to the UK mid-market