Hamish Shah

Hamish  Shah
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0519
E: hamishshah@catalystcf.co.uk

Hamish is a Partner at Catalyst and has over 20 years of M&A experience gained within industry, investment banking and mid-market corporate finance advisory.

Hamish has extensive experience of the Media and Telecoms sectors having been Head of European Mid-Cap TMT Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch prior to his time at Capstan. During his ten years at Merrills he worked with clients such as BSkyB, Deutsche Telekom, the Guardian, Virgin Media, France Telecom and Hutchison Whampoa. At Capstan, where Hamish was Partner and Head of M&A Advisory, his focus was on mid-market transactions within the UK and European TMT sectors.

Hamish co-leads Catalyst's TMT sector team and has a particular focus on the Media and Telecoms sectors.





Catalyst advises ProLabs as Inflexion makes investment

Catalyst has advised ProLabs, a leading independent supplier of compatible optical transceivers, on its investment from Inflexion Private Equity.  

Catalyst appoints new partner to strengthen Consumer sector focus

Catalyst has appointed a new partner, Matthew Wiseman, to strengthen its consumer sector focus in the UK.  

Catalyst wins International Trade Award

Catalyst has won the “International Trade Award” at TheBusinessDesk.com’s West Midlands Business Masters 2017, which showcases the best businesses in the West Midlands. 

Catalyst advised MBO of Westleigh Partnerships wins Deal of the Year

The £65m management buy-out of Westleigh Partnerships, in which Catalyst advised Palatine Private Equity, won the ‘Deal of the Year Award’ at the Insider East Midlands Dealmakers Awards 

Catalyst advises LDC on the secondary buy-out of Addo Food Group

Catalyst has advised LDC and the management team on the secondary buy-out of Addo Food Group (Addo) the UK’s leading chilled savoury pastry producer, from Vision Capital.