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.

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