Charles Lanceley

Charles Lanceley
T: +44 (0) 020 7246 0528
E: charleslanceley@catalystcf.co.uk

Charles is a Director at Catalyst and has over 10 years of M&A experience.

Charles is a key member of our Consumer sector team. He focuses exclusively on the food & drink industry, working closely with entrepreneurs, private business owners and management teams and supporting mid-market financial sponsors.

Prior to joining Catalyst, he worked at a boutique investment bank with a leading track record in the food and drink sector, providing M&A advisory services to multinational and regional food groups, private companies, entrepreneurs and financial sponsors. He has significant experience of advising market-leading, high-growth brands such as Ella’s Kitchen, nakd/Trek and Butterkist.

Charles has an MA in Human Geography from King's College London and a BA in Geography from Newcastle University.

In his spare time, Charles enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including running, climbing and cycling.

Catalyst advises Birmingham-headquartered ITG on its sale to Equistone

Catalyst, the UK business of Alantra, has advised Inspired Thinking Group on its sale to Equistone Partners. 

Catalyst advises family owned waste management business on its sale to international trade buyer

Catalyst, the UK business of Alantra, has advised the family owners of WSR Recycling Ltd on its sale to Panda Group.  

Catalyst combines with Alantra to create a leading global advisory business in the mid-market

Alantra, the global investment banking and asset management firm, which is listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange with offices across Europe, the US, Asia and Latin America, has combined with Catalyst Corporate Finance.  

Catalyst advises Rutland Partners on its investment in Armitage Pet Care

Catalyst has advised Rutland Partners on its acquisition of Armitage Pet Care, the largest independent manufacturer and supplier of premium branded pet treats and accessories in the UK. 

Catalyst advises MML Partners on investment in IT managed service provider CSI

Catalyst has advised MML Partners on its £36m investment in CSI, a leading IT Managed Service provider to the UK mid-market