What We Do

We help dealers grow by delivering the technology, insights and expertise you need to foster profitability.

Who We Are

Catalyst Computer Systems is a leading dealer management software provider for specialty trades.

We are not just employees of a software company, we are industry experts who understand the challenges of running a dealership and have created a unique solution that will help your business grow.

Founded in 1989

Founded in 1989

500+ Customers

500+ Customers

Headquarters in Mountsorrel, Leicestershire

Headquarters in Mountsorrel, Leicestershire

How We Help

Maintaining a successful and profitable dealership is not easy. That’s why we developed a solution for dealers like you,
to help you take control and adapt to the changing market.

Equip Your Departments with the Right Tools

Equip Your Departments with the Right Tools

We offer a suite of tools to help your dealership streamline and manage processes, ensuring smooth operations with minimal involvement from you.

Connect with Your Equipment Manufacturers

Connect with Your Equipment Manufacturers

We’ve partnered with numerous manufacturers to enable your customers to interface directly with the equipment lines they carry.

Trust Our Expertise

Trust Our Expertise

Our training and support teams consist of industry experts with 20+ years of experience who fully understand your day-to-day and long-term challenges – and they will always help you resolve them.

Be a Valued Partner

Be a Valued Partner

We make sure our solution fits your dealership’s needs like a glove – because we take your feedback seriously. You are more than a customer to us – you are our partner, and we succeed together.

Our Story

  • 1989

    Catalyst is born as a result of three directors leaving a larger employer and joining forces as one to create a solution for the motorcycle trade.

  • 1996

    RES Tractors becomes Catalyst’s 1st agriculture dealership.

  • 1997

    The office relocates from the Nottingham suburb of West Bridgford, to Mountsorrel, Leicestershire.

  • 1999

    Catalyst signs up CMC Motorcycles, the biggest motorcycle dealer in the UK.

  • 2007

    Catalyst expands into the Caravan market by signing up White Arches Caravans and Robinsons Caravans.

  • 2012

    Catalyst wins the Best Dealer Management Software award from Tradeouts in association with autoprotect.

  • 2013 & 2019

    Catalyst wins the Business Support Service of the Year award from British Dealer News.

  • 2019

    Platinum Online was released providing technicians with the flexibility they desire.

  • 2020

    Catalyst is acquired by Perseus, an operating group of Constellation Software.

Acquisition by Constellation Software Inc.

In 2020, Catalyst Computer Systems was acquired by Constellation Software Inc.’s Dealership Software division. We continue to provide the specialization and individual attention you expect from a family-oriented company, while benefitting from the stability, support and best practice resources of an organization with over 20,000 customers worldwide.

Catalyst’s acquisition further expands Perseus’s presence in the United Kingdom’s dealership software markets, having already established a strong presence via its 2012 acquisition of Ibcos – a leading business software supplier to agricultural, groundscare and construction dealers.

Why Dealers Like You Chose Catalyst

See the Platinum Software in Action

We’d love to show you all the ways in which our software can make managing your dealership easier.
To get a personalized demo, simply fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch with you shortly!