Our competitive edge is created by deep insight into the industries in which we operate and our knowledge of the trends and activities that affect our clients. In our chosen sectors, we regularly publish reviews of the dynamics and strategic initiatives driving M&A activity, private equity investment and debt capital deployment.

For more information on our research output, please contact Keith Pickering on    +44 (0) 20 7246 0500 or

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research cover Connecting UK businesses

Financial investors are deploying significant capital in fast-growing B2B technology service providers and the demand from UK and international strategic acquirers remains strong.

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research cover TMT: Top 5 Technology deals of 2017

The most significant deals in the Technology sector during 2017

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research cover Digital agencies M&A update - Autumn 2017

Digital agencies with multinational customers and key chief marketing officer relationships are currently in the spotlight as professional services, media networks and private equity buyers increasingly covet the leading platforms

research cover Recent deals - software and technology services

Advising business owners and management teams through the lifecycle of a business to help create and realise value

research cover Industrial technology

We've been working with technology-enabled companies and management teams across a wide range of industrial sub-sectors throughout the business lifecycle to help them create and realise value

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Catalyst advises Spectris plc on its acquisition of Concept Life Sciences

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company, on its acquisition of Concept Life Sciences.  

Advisor to WernerCo and Triton Partners on the acquisition of Zarges Group

We advised WernerCo and Triton Partners on the acquisition of Zarges Group, a leading provider of professional access, storage and special construction solutions. 

Catalyst advises Piper on investment in Neom Organics

Catalyst has advised Piper on its investment in beauty and wellbeing brand Neom Organics (“Neom”). 

Catalyst advises Synova on 4Ways Healthcare refinancing

We advised Synova Capital on its refinancing of portfolio company 4Ways Healthcare, a leading provider of tele-diagnostic services to the healthcare sector.  

Catalyst advises PCMS Group on its sale to a management buy-out team backed by Inflexion Private Equity

Catalyst has advised PCMS Group, a leading provider of point-of-sale software and services for major retailers, on its sale to a management buy-out team, backed by Inflexion.