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Keith Pickering

Partner at Catalyst Corporate Finance

Nottingham, United Kingdom

About Me

Catalyst is an award-winning international corporate finance advisory business. We give clear straight-talking advice on the full range of corporate finance transactions which include management buy-outs, raising development capital, company acquisitions and company sales. 

I have over twenty years of international M&A experience . This includes selling UK based businesses to overseas acquirors, selling subsidiaries for UK Plcs, raising capital for MBOs and development capital injections for UK based entities.

Recent transactions and experience include:

- MBO of Red Box Recorders (TMT)
- Growth capital investment in Addison Lee (business services)
- Sale of Expotel to Capita plc (business services)
- Sale of LH Group to Wabtec Inc (industrials)
- £234 million MBO of NES Global Talent (business services)
- Sale of Medicals Direct Group to Capita plc (business services)
- Sale of Electric Center for Wolseley plc (building distribution)
- A series of acquisitions for SAICA (paper packaging/waste services)
- MBO of CitySprint (logistics/support services)
- Sale of FirstAssist (healthcare/support services)
- Sale of VSG (support services) to Compass Group
- MBO of AIM Aviation (aerospace/defence)
- Development capital injection in Inspired Thinking Group (marketing services)
- sale of Minivator (consumer products) to Handicare AS
- sale of CHKS (healthcare) to Capita plc
- sale of Iasist (healthcare) to UBM plc
- sale of ScriptSwitch (healthcare) to UnitedHealth Group Inc
- shareholder reorganisation at Mace Group (building services)
- MBO and sale of Aston Carter (support services)
- MBO of WFEL (industrial products)
- development capital injection at Foster + Partners (building and design services)
- sale of Becorit (industrial products) to Wabtec Corp
- MBO of Farrow & Ball (consumer products)

Specialties: Corporate finance, M&A, investment banking, private equity, fund raising, development capital, leverage finance, company sales, company acquisitions, management buy-outs, management buy-ins, construction industry, industrials, cross-border M&A, M&A in India, chemicals, oil & gas

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