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Catalyst strengthens across the board
8th Jun 2011

Catalyst continues to expand with the appointment of dealmaker James Guglia and research analysts Alex Macvie and Guy Sutherland.

Guglia joins from PwC where he spent five years in their Midlands corporate finance team. Following a degree in history and philosophy from University College London, James joined BSkyB’s graduate trainee programme before moving to work in the family business in Birmingham. At Catalyst he will use his experience of working in both industry and the advisory profession to support the local partner group.

Macvie, a Birmingham University graduate joins from Deloitte where after qualifying as a chartered accountant he was seconded to their advisory team. At Catalyst Alex has joined as an M&A research analyst, where he will support the team in completing deals and contributing to Catalyst’s sector led research reports.

Sutherland, a business graduate of Cardiff University, who also gained a Masters from Warwick University, joins the firm from The Research Council. At Catalyst, he will work closely with Director Justin Crowther undertaking research and analysis of the healthcare sector.

Andy Currie, Managing Partner at Catalyst, said of the appointments, "These three latest appointments demonstrate our commitment to strengthening Catalyst’s team at every level. We are increasingly seeing our sector based research reports generate opportunities on both a national and international basis, hence our recruitment in these areas which will continue in 2011".

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