Tim Trotter

Tim Trotter
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0500
E: timtrotter@catalystcf.co.uk

Tim is Chairman of Catalyst. He works alongside our partners to help develop Catalyst's business across the UK and internationally, and applies his experience and network to help the Catalyst team deliver deals.

Tim is a successful entrepreneur with over thirty years’ experience in the Media and Business Services sectors. He currently has a wide variety of international interests which include public and private companies. Tim is Chairman of Glenfern, the Management Consultancy, and non-executive chairman of Alpha, bfinance, PEI Media and The SR Group.


He was formerly a Senior Advisor to Evercore Partners and is a co-founder of Luther Pendragon and a founding shareholder of Citywire. Prior to this, Tim founded, and then ran as Chairman and Chief Executive, the Ludgate Group, the international public and investor relations consultancy. He established operations in London, Brussels, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, New York and Mumbai before selling the business to global advertising specialist Interpublic.

Catalyst advises Spectris plc on its acquisition of Concept Life Sciences

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company, on its acquisition of Concept Life Sciences.  

Advisor to WernerCo and Triton Partners on the acquisition of Zarges Group

We advised WernerCo and Triton Partners on the acquisition of Zarges Group, a leading provider of professional access, storage and special construction solutions. 

Catalyst advises Piper on investment in Neom Organics

Catalyst has advised Piper on its investment in beauty and wellbeing brand Neom Organics (“Neom”). 

Catalyst advises Synova on 4Ways Healthcare refinancing

We advised Synova Capital on its refinancing of portfolio company 4Ways Healthcare, a leading provider of tele-diagnostic services to the healthcare sector.  

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.