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Catalyst Investors Promotes Grady Kidder to Vice President



NEW YORK, JULY 16, 2020 – Growth equity firm Catalyst Investors announced the promotion of Grady Kidder to Vice President. Kidder joined Catalyst in 2016 as an analyst and is responsible for deal origination and execution, portfolio management, formulating investment strategies, and conducting company outreach. Since joining, Kidder has worked on the firm’s investments in Fusion Risk Management, Weave, ChowNow, Effectual and Datavail.

“Grady has proven himself essential to our investment team and is a valuable resource to our portfolio companies as they grow and scale,” said Managing Partner, Brian Rich. “We look forward to his continued success in the years to come.”

Prior to joining Catalyst, Kidder was as an investment banking analyst in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications group at Wells Fargo Securities in New York. Previously, he worked as an investment banking analyst in the Leveraged Finance group at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey in Atlanta. He earned a BA in Economics from Vanderbilt University and an MS in Commerce from the University of Virginia.

About Catalyst Investors

Catalyst Investors is a growth equity firm founded in 2000. Catalyst’s mission is to earn superior returns by helping entrepreneurs build great companies. Catalyst employs a rigorous top-down research focus that seeks to identify investment opportunities in companies and industries that will exhibit strong revenue growth. The firm works in true partnership with talented management teams to build long-term value. Past and present Catalyst portfolio companies include SaaS-based businesses (Weave, Fusion Risk Management, Jobvite, MessageLabs, MINDBODY), Business Services (Datavail, Effectual, Envoy, Reputation Institute), Food Tech (BrightFarms, ChowNow), Healthcare IT (Clinicient, PresenceLearning), and Internet Infrastructure (InSite Wireless Group, Latisys, Xplornet). For more information, visit www.catalyst.com.
 
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