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 Spectris plc on its £163m acquisition of Concept Life Sciences; 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.
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.