ConsumerThe Consumer team at Catalyst has completed transactions worth more than £1 billion for clients operating across the sector including product owners, service providers and retail.
We are seeing high levels of acquirer and investor interest in the following areas, each of which we have particular knowledge and deal experience:
- Homewares and furniture
- Online retail, ecommerce and the themes of the cash-rich time-poor society
- Outdoor, sports and performance clothing
- Personal care and beauty products
- Prestige and premium apparel and accessory brands
- Restaurants and leisure, including the themes of health and wellbeing
- Travel including specialist and online
M&A activity in the global Personal Care and Beauty sector in 2017 has continued at the record levels seen in 2015 and 2016
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Whilst M&A volumes in the Travel sector have remained relatively consistent over the last three years, 2017 was a year of high profile transactions.
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