October 14, 2019
Mergers and Acquisitions
GCA Advises NorthEdge on the Acquisition of Catalis
GCA is pleased to announce we advised NorthEdge Capital on the acquisition of Catalis Group, a leading independent video games company.
Catalis provides a range of services into the high-growth, global video games market through two divisions: Curve Digital and Testronic. Curve is an award-winning publisher of independent video games across all major console and PC platforms with a catalog of titles including Human: Fall Flat, which has sold over 7 million copies to date. Testronic provides quality assurance services to the global games publishing, film and TV markets. Catalis has experienced rapid expansion and now employs over 1,000 people in its seven global offices.
Funds managed by NorthEdge invested for a majority stake alongside management, including CEO Dominic Wheatley and existing investor Vespa Capital.
Phil Frame, Director and Head of North West at NorthEdge Capital, said: “We are pleased to complete the investment into Catalis and to be partnering with Dominic and team. They have an outstanding record of growth and have built a business of scale, operating on a global basis and with a first-class reputation in the market.”