Catalyst buys Jersey consultancy Knadel

Posted: 27/02/2018

London-based financial markets consultancy Catalyst has completed the acquisition of investment management consultancy Knadel, which operates from London and Jersey.

The acquisition marks the first in a series of planned expansion moves by Catalyst, following investment from private equity firm Livingbridge in October 2017. 

Catalyst, which specialises in regulatory-driven change, organisational improvement and talent development programmes, has advised businesses including JP Morgan, HSBC and a range of hedge funds.

Knadel, which launched in 2009, focuses on investment management consultancy. It has advised firms including Lloyds Banking Group, Thomas Miller Investment and F&C Management.

Catalyst CEO Andrew Middleton commented: "The deal means we can now significantly broaden our offer across the full spectrum of financial markets. 

"Global banks spent about $30bn on consultancy fees in 2016, up from $17bn in 2008, and client demand for a specialist services consultancy that can operate across the buy-side and sell-side is significant. Our clients increasingly require high levels of integrated expertise to tackle large, complex programmes of change."  


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