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 M&A update Autumn 2017

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

research cover Chemicals & Coatings H1 2017 M&A update

Buoyant M&A market 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