Steve Currie advised on the £44m sale of Minivator from Gresham to Handicare. He is a partner at finance house
Catalyst and has over 15 years’ corporate finance experience working at private equity and corporate advisory firms.

He recently advised on the management buyout at Farrow & Ball, which was funded by European Capital. He also advised Lord Foster in his firm Foster Plus Partners’ gross capital raises from 3i.

His main responsibilities include advising on management buyouts, fund raising, acquisitions and disposals and working in the consumer goods, logistics and support services sectors.

A graduate of Nottingham University, he trained as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand, now
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). He then moved to PwC’s corporate finance team before becoming an
investment director. Outside of work he is a keen follower of all sports, in particular the England rugby and cricket teams.

Catalyst Corporate Finance is an international corporate finance advisor. It focuses on UK and international deals up to £350m in value across a range of sectors including management buyouts, management buy-ins, acquisitions, corporate advice to private shareholders and publicly quoted companies, preparing companies for sale, raising development capital, recapitalisation of companies and debt advisory.

It was winner of the BVCA Financial advice of the year award in 2008 and the acquisitions monthly UK independent finance adviser of the year 2007.