At Catalyst, the Industrials sector covers a range of end markets and manufacturing capabilities.

These include:

  • Aerospace and defence
  • Automotive 
  • Chemicals and coatings
  • Composites and plastics engineering
  • Industrial electronics and technology
  • Industrial and engineering services
  • Oil & Gas 
  • Packaging

Our Industrials team is divided into specialist groups, each dedicated to one of the above areas.

Each group is seeing strong interest from global strategic acquirers and private equity investors for client businesses with proprietary technical product ownership and manufacturing capabilities.

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research cover Aerospace & Defence: top 5 trends driving M&A in 2017

Five major trends were responsible for many of the deals seen in the sector in 2017.

research cover Industrials: top 5 trends driving M&A in 2017

The year's most significant trends and deals that have underpinned M&A activity in the Industrials sector during 2017.

research cover Aerospace & Defence M&A update Autumn 2017

Increasing defence budgets and consolidation are supporting M&A in the Aerospace & Defence industry.