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 MML Partners on investment in IT managed service provider CSI

Catalyst has advised MML Partners on its £36 million investment in CSI, a leading IT Managed Service provider to the attractive and fast growing UK mid-market. 

Catalyst advises shareholders on the £29m sale of Entanet to CityFibre

Catalyst has advised shareholders on the £29m sale of Entanet to listed communication infrastructure provider CityFibre  

Catalyst advises leading ignition supplier Standard Brands on sale

Catalyst has advised Standard Brands (UK) Ltd, the international ignition supplier that includes the ZIP and Sunny Jim brands, on its sale to the SHS Group. 

Catalyst advises McNicholas as Kier makes investment

Catalyst has advised the shareholders of McNicholas, a leading infrastructure services provider in the UK, on its sale to Kier plc.  

Catalyst advises Palatine on TTC investment

Catalyst has advised Palatine Private Equity on its investment in TTC Group, a leading provider of road user and cycling education courses in the UK.