About Us

Our vision is to build an organization that can catalyze the growth of mid-market corporates in India through strategic advisory and capital support. Led by a team of highly talented professionals, we aspire to become the best in class firm in India by creating a unique blend of industry-specific expertise, global network and rigorous execution delivered with responsive and agile service. We strive to build trusted, long-term relationships by identifying ways to help clients achieve their most important business objectives. Our two key services include:

Fund Management

Catalyst Alternative Investment Management is focused on building a suite of alternative investment management products across asset classes. Team members bring strong track record, domain and investment management experience.

Investment Banking

IMAP India is a full service investment banking and advisory services specializing in the sale, acquisition and corporate finance requirements of mid-sized companies.
IMAP is a 40+ year old alliance and has consistently ranked among the top 10 M&A Advisors (Thomson Reuters’ League Tables) for mid-market transactions. IMAP has 60 offices across 39 countries and with 500 M&A and corporate finance professionals.

Catalyst is the exclusive India member firm of IMAP, an independent network of investment banking firms across countries which gives us access to several countries globally. Some key highlights of the network.


Year Founded


Countries Present In

$10.0 billion

Value of transaction executed in 2018


Global Rank in Mid-Market Transactions

In partnership with IMAP, Catalyst is able to deliver global market access with local professionals, industry expertise and relationships. IMAP is consistently features in the Top 10 M&A advisors (Thomson Reuters) for cross-border mid-market transactions.

“Deals are the lifeblood of the IMAP organization.”

The partner members strive to get the best deal for our clients – the best partner, the best valuation, the best earn-out, the best terms. Experts around the world live and breathe deals, from Beijing, to Tokyo, to Mumbai, to Istanbul, to Frankfurt, to London, to Boston, Chicago and Silicon Valley - every single day, somewhere in the world, an IMAP deal is signed or closed.