Emma Dowson

Emma Dowson
T: +44 (0) 121 654 5010
E: emmadowson@catalystcf.co.uk

Emma is Catalyst's Head of Marketing, with twenty years' experience in marketing and research roles within leading investment and professional services firms.

She has overall responsibility for the planning, creation and delivery of a range of marketing activity to support Catalyst's deal and business development teams originate new business.

With a masters degree in Investment Analysis and a BA in International Relations from Keele University, Emma initially worked for ten years at Martin Currie Investment Management within a variety of marketing and research roles. She then worked for Wesleyan Assurance Society as e-strategy manager before joining Catalyst in 2012 as research publications manager. Outside of work Emma enjoys the theatre, playing golf and reading.

“Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future”

What will manufacturing look like in 2020? With 50 billion devices including machinery and cars expected to be networked via The Internet of Things over the next five years... 

Life in the fast lane – the 2014 Fast Track 100

The latest Fast Track 100, The Sunday Times’ annual list of the fastest-growing privately-owned companies, shows that many of the UK’s small and mid-market businesses are thriving... 

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Companies without borders

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Catalyst advises PCMS Group on its sale to a management buy-out team backed by Inflexion Private Equity

Catalyst has advised PCMS Group, a leading provider of point-of-sale software and services for major retailers, on its sale to a management buy-out team, backed by Inflexion.  

Catalyst advises Caledonia Investments plc on the sale of The Sloane Club

Catalyst has advised Caledonia Investments plc on the sale of The Sloane Club, the private members club located in the heart of Chelsea, London. 

Advisor to Mahindra Comviva on its acquisition of Emagine International

We advised Mahindra Comviva on its acquisition of Emagine International, a leading provider of real-time contextual marketing software.  

Catalyst advises Graphite Capital on £72m buy-out of YSC Consulting

Catalyst, the UK business of Alantra, has advised Graphite Capital on the £72m management buy-out of YSC Consulting. 

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.