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 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.

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 Alantra 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 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.