The Qatalyst Team

atalyst's advisors combine an extensive network of relationships with deep industry knowledge and seasoned transaction expertise to deliver a superior, senior level of service for clients who value experience, judgment, candor and insight. In addition to merger and acquisition advice, Qatalyst Partners employs its team's extensive corporate finance and capital markets experience to advise companies on capital structure and capital raising alternatives, and selectively raises private capital for clients.


Peter Spofforth

Peter joined Qatalyst in May 2011 and is head of its European team. Peter’s transaction experience includes Alcatel-Lucent's carve-out and sale of Genesys to Permira and TCV, AppLovin’s investment from Orient Hontai Capital, Autonomy's sale to HP, Cúram’s sale to IBM, Cyvera’s sale to Palo Alto Networks, Dialog’s strategic agreement with Apple, Demisto’s sale to Palo Alto Networks, KLA-Tencor’s terminated sale to Lam Research,’s sale to Apax, Quandoo’s sale to Recruit and Xoom’s sale to Paypal; as well as financings for Genesys and Kik. He was previously with the Equity Capital Markets & Advisory team at Lloyds Banking Group in London.

Peter is originally from Chichester, England and graduated from the University of Warwick with a B.Sc. in Mathematics, with concentrations in Mathematical Economics and Mathematical Biology.