Simon Roberts

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

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 PCMS Group on its sale to a management buy-out team backed by Inflexion Private Equity

Catalyst has advised PCMS Group, a leading provider of point-of-sale software and services for major retailers, on its sale to a management buy-out team, backed by Inflexion.  

Catalyst advises Caledonia Investments plc on the sale of The Sloane Club

Catalyst has advised Caledonia Investments plc on the sale of The Sloane Club, the private members club located in the heart of Chelsea, London. 

Advisor to Mahindra Comviva on its acquisition of Emagine International

We advised Mahindra Comviva on its acquisition of Emagine International, a leading provider of real-time contextual marketing software.  

Catalyst advises Graphite Capital on £72m buy-out of YSC Consulting

Catalyst, the UK business of Alantra, has advised Graphite Capital on the £72m management buy-out of YSC Consulting. 

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.