Oliver Lawson

Oliver Lawson
T: +44 (0) 20 7246 0531
E: oliverlawson@catalystcf.co.uk

Oliver (Oli) is an Executive at Catalyst and has over six years' experience in finance, M&A and transaction services.

He works alongside our Partners and Directors to deliver all types of deals including company acquisitions and disposals, management buy-outs (MBOs), fund raisings and strategic reviews, acting for business owners, management teams, corporates and private equity.​ 

Oli is a member of Catalyst's Consumer sector team.

He graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in Business Economics & Finance. He qualified as a chartered accountant with PwC whilst working in audit before moving to Transaction Services, spending time in both the Birmingham and London offices, with a focus on the retail, consumer and leisure sectors.

Away from Catalyst Oli is a keen sportsman, especially when it comes to rugby, cricket and skiing. His other main passion is the countryside, where in another life he would have stayed at home working on the family farm in Somerset.

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 

Catalyst advises shareholders on the £29m sale of Entanet to CityFibre

Catalyst has advised shareholders on the £29m sale of Entanet to listed communication infrastructure provider CityFibre  

Catalyst advises leading ignition supplier Standard Brands on sale

Catalyst has advised Standard Brands (UK) Ltd, the international ignition supplier that includes the ZIP and Sunny Jim brands, on its sale to the SHS Group. 

Catalyst advises McNicholas as Kier makes investment

Catalyst has advised the shareholders of McNicholas, a leading infrastructure services provider in the UK, on its sale to Kier plc.