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... 

Can Google and Apple reinvent healthcare?

Last week Google and Swiss drugmaker Novartis announced they're developing a ‘smart’ contact lens for diabetics capa… 

Companies without borders

Made in Britain sells. That was the message from the launch of Export Week yesterday by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) whi… 

Opportunities abound...even in Spain!

The rise in Spanish bond yields to record levels is yet another reminder (as if any were needed) that the Eurozone crisi… 

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