Emma Dowson

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

Emma is Catalyst's Research Publications Manager, with fifteen years' experience in marketing and research roles within leading investment and professional services firms.

Her main responsibilities include managing Catalyst’s external research publications and working alongside Catalyst's deal and business development teams to develop our insight and expertise in different industry sectors and originate new business.

With a masters degree in Investment Analysis and a BA in International Relations from Keele University, Emma initially worked for 10 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. Outside of work Emma enjoys 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 has advised the shareholders of UK Heating Group, including Encore Capital, on the sale to Irsap Group

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised the shareholders of UK Heating Group, including Encore Capital, on the sale to Irsap Group. 

Catalyst advises the shareholders of Thompson & Morgan on the sale to BVG Group

Catalyst has advised the shareholders of Thompson & Morgan Group Holdings, including Primary Capital, on the sale to BVG Group 

Catalyst advises Phoenix Equity Partners on its investment in Global Freight Solutions

Catalyst has advised Phoenix Equity Partners on its investment in Global Freight Solutions (Holdings) Ltd (GFS) alongside the current management team, led by CEO Neil Cotty. 

Catalyst appoints two new principals

Catalyst Corporate Finance has expanded its dealmaking team with the recruitment of Alex Silk and Shannon Cox who join the firm as Principals. 

Catalyst advises KKR on £325m agreement to buy Travelopia from Tui

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised KKR on its agreement with TUI AG (TUI) to acquire Travelopia for £325m. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.