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 MML Partners on investment in IT managed service provider CSI

Catalyst has advised MML Partners on its £36 million investment in CSI, a leading IT Managed Service provider to the attractive and fast growing UK mid-market. 

Catalyst advises shareholders on the £29m sale of Entanet to CityFibre

Catalyst has advised shareholders on the £29m sale of Entanet to listed communication infrastructure provider CityFibre  

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Catalyst has advised Standard Brands (UK) Ltd, the international ignition supplier that includes the ZIP and Sunny Jim brands, on its sale to the SHS Group. 

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Catalyst has advised the shareholders of McNicholas, a leading infrastructure services provider in the UK, on its sale to Kier plc.  

Catalyst advises Palatine on TTC investment

Catalyst has advised Palatine Private Equity on its investment in TTC Group, a leading provider of road user and cycling education courses in the UK.