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 international Industrials team includes over 50 senior M&A practitioners from around the world. The 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.

International partners

Horacio Facca
Horacio Facca USA
Tess  Oxenstierna
Tess Oxenstierna USA
Ian  Cookson
Ian Cookson USA
Doug  Usifer
Doug Usifer USA
Leonardo  Antunes
Leonardo Antunes Brazil
Felipe  Lucchi Monaco
Felipe Lucchi Monaco Brazil
Owen  Hultman
Owen Hultman Japan
Ervin  Schellenberg
Ervin Schellenberg Germany
Igor  Gorostiaga
Igor Gorostiaga Spain
Stefano  Pastore
Stefano Pastore Italy
Ajoy  Lodha
Ajoy Lodha India
Markus  Decker
Markus Decker Switzerland

Latest deals


Latest thinking

Latest research

research cover Chemicals & Coatings H1 2017 M&A update

We have seen a buoyant M&A market over the last six months, primarily driven by continued interest in the UK from overseas corporates.

research cover M&A in UK Electronic Manufacturing Services

Recent transactions highlight opportunities for owner-managers of Electronic Manufacturing Services businesses in the UK

research cover Chemicals & Coatings Fast 25

The inaugural Catalyst Chemicals & Coatings Fast 25, our list of the 25 fastest-growing, privately owned chemicals and coatings manufacturing businesses in the UK

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