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.
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The Grocer magazine's list of the 50 fastest-growing privately owned food & drink companies in the UK in 2016 prepared exclusively by Catalyst.
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Despite Brexit, we are continuing to see deal volumes for large, lower-risk businesses at 2015 levels. There is still an active M&A market in consumer retail, but it has become a more rational one.
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Competition is high for those manufacturers and retailers that can meet consumer preferences, with the major bakery manufacturers that need to access faster-growing niches paying attractive valuations for high quality assets.
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Ingredients acquirers are seeking smaller targets with clear growth opportunities as they re-adjust to the ‘slow and steady’ economic outlook post the crisis recovery.”
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