Tom Cowap

Tom Cowap
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0512
E: tomcowap@catalystcf.co.uk

Tom is a Principal at Catalyst and has over five years' experience in finance, M&A and transaction services.

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.​ 

Tom has supported the delivery of a number of transactions including advising ConSol Partners on an investment in the business by Empresaria, the debt-funded management buy-out of XLN Business Services, the growth capital investment in Aero Technics, and the sales of Steelite International to US-based PNC Riverarch Capital, CP Electronics to Legrand, the ARX Group to CareFusion International and Shimtech Industries to Auctus Industries.

Tom is also a member of Catalyst's Healthcare sector team. He has a particular focus on the pharmaceutical sector and is one of the authors of the Catalyst Pharma Fast 50

A first class honours graduate in Finance from Durham University, Tom qualified as a chartered accountant with PwC. After spending two years within their general audit division, he moved into transaction services where he advised on both buy and sell-side transactions. Tom joined Catalyst in 2013.

Away from Catalyst, Tom is a Lieutenant in the Territorial Army and competes at a national level in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

 

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 Private Equity.  

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.