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 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