As a Partner at Inflexion, Catherine has built a track record of working alongside management teams to accelerate significant growth within their business, in the UK and internationally. She co-led the successful IPO of On The Beach, floating the UK’s market leading online packaged holiday business on the LSE. Catherine co-led Inflexion’s investments in Mobica and Shimtech, and prior to this she led our investment in PD&MS Energy. Previously, Catherine played a major role in the investments and exits of Viking Moorings, Optionis, CTC Aviation Group, Fish Insurance and SMD.
Based in our Manchester office, Catherine joined Inflexion in 2005 and has helped build the firm’s strong market position in the north of England. She is responsible for sourcing new investment opportunities and enjoys meeting talented management teams with dynamically growing businesses. Her more recent focus has been on developing opportunities within our Enterprise Fund, where the challenges and opportunities for fast-growth companies play to her strengths.
Catherine’s whole career has been private equity focused. She spent four years in Leveraged Finance for Bank of Scotland and then Barclays, sourcing and leading leveraged debt packages. Prior to this she was at KPMG Corporate Finance focusing on private equity transactions.
Catherine played national league Basketball for 15 years and represented English Students and England U23. Whilst she also loves a good game of golf, her priority these days is her very active young daughter.