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Catalyst Investors Expands with New Office and Two Analysts

Press release: NEW YORK — Growth equity firm Catalyst Investors has hired Mia Ficerai and Robert Schnitzler as analysts. They are responsible for deal origination, transaction execution and portfolio management as well as assisting with Catalyst’s research reports. Catalyst recently relocated within the Coca-Cola Building at 711 Fifth Avenue to accommodate its continued expansion.

Ficerai was formerly an investment banking analyst with New York-based Berenson & Company where she worked on M&A and restructuring transactions across a number of industries, with a focus on technology and media. She earned a BA in Economics and a BA in Urban Studies from Brown University. Schnitzler joins Catalyst from the San Francisco office of Signal Hill where he was an investment banking analyst providing financial advisory services to high growth technology companies in connection with M&A and private placements. He earned a BS in Business and Finance, with distinction, from the University of Minnesota.“

“We are excited that Mia and Rob have joined the Catalyst team. This expansion accelerates our deal sourcing efforts as we continue to pursue terrific companies in new growth sectors,” said Christopher Shipman, partner and co-founder of Catalyst Investors.

Portfolio News Latisys Expands Data Center Presence From East to West

Managed hosting, colocation and IT infrastructure services provider Latisys has been particularly busy this summer, as evidenced by a series of announcements that the company made regarding its offerings stretching across the United States. Latisys’ most recent announcement on August 26 detailed how the company established a stronger presence in the Bay Area by expanding its Northern California sales operations.

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