Matthew Wiseman

Matthew  Wiseman
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0542
E: matthewwiseman@catalystcf.co.uk

Matthew is a Partner at Catalyst with over 12 years of M&A experience in branded consumer goods.

Matthew is a key member of our Consumer sector team in the UK and within our international partnership. He works closely with business owners and management teams in the personal care and beauty sectors, as well as supporting financial sponsors, whether that be the generation of off-market opportunities, buy-side advice or maximising value in sales processes.

Recent deals include advising Piper on its investment in Neom Organics.

As the co-founder of a specialist M&A advisor, Matthew has advised many multi-national and private owners of household, personal care and beauty assets globally, including the sales of market-leading brands including Bulldog, REN Skincare, Batiste Dry Shampoo and Liz Earle.

Matthew held positions at PwC and Close Brothers Corporate Finance, where his focus was on the consumer products, travel, food and pubs sectors advising privately owned businesses, mid-market private equity and major public companies divesting non-core divisions.  

Matthew graduated with a degree in law from King’s College, London before qualifying as a chartered accountant with PwC.

He has a wife and two young children who keep him busy outside of work, fitting in training when possible to maintain the last memories of sporting prowess.

Catalyst advises Spectris plc on its acquisition of Concept Life Sciences

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company, on its acquisition of Concept Life Sciences.  

Advisor to WernerCo and Triton Partners on the acquisition of Zarges Group

We advised WernerCo and Triton Partners on the acquisition of Zarges Group, a leading provider of professional access, storage and special construction solutions. 

Catalyst advises Piper on investment in Neom Organics

Catalyst has advised Piper on its investment in beauty and wellbeing brand Neom Organics (“Neom”). 

Catalyst advises Synova on 4Ways Healthcare refinancing

We advised Synova Capital on its refinancing of portfolio company 4Ways Healthcare, a leading provider of tele-diagnostic services to the healthcare sector.  

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.