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Eric Steele Joins Catalyst as Senior Analyst

Press release: NEW YORK – Catalyst Investors, a growth private equity firm, has appointed Eric Steele as a senior analyst. He will assist the team in the origination, evaluation, structuring, monitoring and disposition of portfolio investments.

Steele was formerly an investment banking senior analyst in the Communications and Media Group of Stifel Nicolaus Weisel where he led business development efforts in the data center sector. He provided merger and acquisition, capital raising and advisory services and also conducted industry research to identify potential acquisition opportunities for the firm’s buy-side advisory clients. Steele earned a BS in Business Administration with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

“Eric’s unique experience compliments our team and Catalyst’s areas of focus. His knowledge of the internet infrastructure landscape enables him to immediately contribute and we are pleased to have him on board,” said Todd Clapp, Partner and Finance Director at Catalyst Investors.

About Catalyst Investors

Catalyst Investors is a growth private equity firm founded in 2000. Catalyst employs a rigorous top-down research focus that seeks to identify investment opportunities in companies and industries that will exhibit strong revenue and margin growth. The firm works in true partnership with talented management teams to build long-term value and is committed to investor transparency. Past and present Catalyst portfolio companies include Advantage Business Media, Aloha Partners, Aspire Media, Catalyst Repository Systems, Denali Spectrum, InSite Wireless Group, Latisys, MessageLabs, MediaMath, MINDBODY, Nine Systems, TCP Communications and Telemundo. For more information, visit

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