Simon Roberts

Simon Roberts
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0522
E: simonroberts@catalystcf.co.uk

Simon is an Executive 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 sale of 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 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. 

Catalyst appoints two new principals

Catalyst Corporate Finance has expanded its dealmaking team with the recruitment of Alex Silk and Shannon Cox who join the firm as Principals. 

Catalyst advises KKR on £325m agreement to buy Travelopia from Tui

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised KKR on its agreement with TUI AG (TUI) to acquire Travelopia for £325m. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.