Matt Lacey

Matt's Biography

I have extensive experience of advising entrepreneurs and business leaders within the media and technology sectors. There is significant disruption and positive macro-impact delivered within these sectors and I’m passionate about helping clients unlock the potential of their businesses.

I’ve completed 28 transactions over 12 years of international M&A (sell-side and buy-side) sectors in the UK, Europe and USA.

Recent transactions include the sale of Born Social to Croud, Nomensa to Sideshow Group and Waste Creative to Keywords Studios.

Prior to Waypoint I was at ACF Investment Bank, where I worked on £500m of high-profile deals in the TV production space from both the UK and US office.

As a wolfdog owner, I get plenty of time in the outdoors to explore the UK’s hidden gems and mentally recharge.

Latest Posts by Matt

Waypoint advises Kurio on its sale to SAMY Alliance

Mar 8, 2024

Waypoint is delighted to have advised social-first creative agency, Kurio…

What 2023 told us about marcoms M&A

Jan 19, 2024

What sort of year was 2023 for deal making? Lack-lustre some might say on first reading. If we look at the number of transactions – and the trend...

As Brainlabs sets out its ambitions, what’s on the horizon for other Challenger agencies?

Sep 19, 2023

Matt Lacey looks at the latest funding announcement from Brainlabs and the importance of scale to the Challenger agencies...

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