Sophie Robertson

Sophie Robertson
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Sophie is a Senior Analyst in our Research team.

Her chief responsibilities are to produce detailed analysis of transaction trends in a variety of sectors and to provide bespoke research to support deal delivery. 

Sophie has supported the delivery of a number of transactions including the merger of Options Group with Outcomes First Group, the sales of Raphael Healthcare and Focus Pharmaceuticals, and the management buy-outs of Armitage Pet Care and 4Ways Healthcare.

Sophie is a member of the Healthcare sector team. She also has a particular focus on the Education & Training and Speciality Food Ingredients sectors. 

Sophie has a degree in Philosophy from Durham and BSc in Banking and Finance, and is a fluent Spanish speaker.

Record Year for M&A in Medical Devices

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Nikon becomes latest consumer brand to enter the Medtech market

The growing convergence between the consumer and healthcare sectors has been further demonstrated today 

New legislation creating unprecedented opportunities for clued up SEN providers

The Children and Families Act 2014, in the process of being implemented, introduces radical changes... 

Oasis Healthcare acquires Smiles Dental

Consolidation in the dental market is continuing with Oasis Healthcare’s acquisition of Smiles Dental, in a deal which… 

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 

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.