Will Cooke

Will Cooke
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0526
E: williamcooke@catalystcf.co.uk

Will is an Executive at Catalyst and has over three years' experience in corporate finance.

Will 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. ​ 

Recent deals include the investment in Global Freight Solutions by Phoenix Equity Partners.

Will graduated from Durham University with a degree in Economics. Before joining Catalyst, he worked in EY’s corporate finance department and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2016.

Outside of work, he enjoys rugby, skiing and travel.

Catalyst has advised the shareholders of UK Heating Group, including Encore Capital, on the sale to Irsap Group

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised the shareholders of UK Heating Group, including Encore Capital, on the sale to Irsap Group. 

Catalyst advises the shareholders of Thompson & Morgan on the sale to BVG Group

Catalyst has advised the shareholders of Thompson & Morgan Group Holdings, including Primary Capital, on the sale to BVG Group 

Catalyst advises Phoenix Equity Partners on its investment in Global Freight Solutions

Catalyst has advised Phoenix Equity Partners on its investment in Global Freight Solutions (Holdings) Ltd (GFS) alongside the current management team, led by CEO Neil Cotty. 

Catalyst appoints two new principals

Catalyst Corporate Finance has expanded its dealmaking team with the recruitment of Alex Silk and Shannon Cox who join the firm as Principals. 

Catalyst advises KKR on £325m agreement to buy Travelopia from Tui

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised KKR on its agreement with TUI AG (TUI) to acquire Travelopia for £325m. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.