An Award Winning Independent Financial Advisory Firm.

We’re proud to have award winning teams across the UK

Our Services

  • Corporate Finance Advice

    Corporate Finance Advice

    Advice on disposals, acquisitions, buyouts, private equity and fundraisings. Preparing your business for a sale, identifying potential buyers and negotiating and structuring the deal. Developing your growth strategy, identifying targets and managing the deal process through to completion and much more.

  • Financial Due Diligence

    Financial Due Diligence

    Having completed over 60 transactions in the past two years, we are one of the most active financial due diligence advisors in the market. Our award-winning team provides a partner-led service to private equity firms, banks, asset-based lenders, corporate entities and many more.

  • Equity Finance

    Equity Finance

    We have over 100 years’ combined experienced and have backgrounds in corporate finance, industry and private equity – our senior partners have been working together for over 15 years. Our investment focus is on businesses with an enterprise value of up to £10million across all industry sectors.

  • Wealth Advisory

    Wealth Advisory

    Our objective guidance is driven by what you want your money to bring you and your family, both now and in the future. We enjoy taking this approach, as it gives us the freedom to apply our financial expertise to deliver, and then implement, a strategic plan to make your vision a reality.

  • Forensic & Valuation Services

    Forensic & Valuation Services

    Detailed forensic accounting can provide compelling evidence and clarity in commercial disputes. We can advise at every stage of the process, from early case assessment to help barristers or solicitors to understand the client’s position, to expert witness services and alternative dispute resolution.

  • Investment & Funding (DSW Angels)

    Investment & Funding (DSW Angels)

    Dow Schofield Watts Angels bring together early-stage technology businesses in the North of England with experienced entrepreneurs who can provide investment, support and mentoring. Our aim is to build a strong and active angels’ network to drive the growth of the North’s tech sector and help bridge the funding gap for early-stage technology businesses.

  • Business Planning

    Business Planning

    We offer financial and commercial advice to private and public sector clients in relation to business planning, financial forecasts, and capital projects. Providing high-quality advice at competitive rates, we assist our clients in addressing the current financial pressures facing business and public sector bodies.

  • Tech Sector

    Tech Sector

    We provide advisory services and funding to growth companies across the technology and media sectors. The team’s experience covers a range of sub-sectors including IT services, software development and platforms, media agencies, digital gaming, hardware and telecoms. Members of the team combine a variety of skills including industry experience, investment banking and Big 4 training.

  • ABL Risk Management

    ABL Risk Management

    The DSW Asset Based Lending Risk Management team offers both pre and post lend Due Diligence and Risk Management specialising in Receivables, Inventory, Plant and Machinery and Trade Finance across all funding levels.

  • Debt Advisory

    Debt Advisory

    Our debt advisory team comprises of former senior bankers (with Board level expertise) and highly experienced debt advisory practitioners. Our primary focus is on using our wealth of experience to add genuine value to the businesses and private equity houses we advise.

  • Tax Advisory

    Tax Advisory

    Dow Schofield Watts tax advisory is one of the UK’s leading independent tax teams, providing expert advice to support clients involved in various tax issues.​ We have a track record of successful delivery of Taxation advice to various companies and individuals. ​

  • Business Recovery

    Business Recovery

    Our highly experienced team of qualified Insolvency Practitioners offers a full range of solutions and has the skills to identify the most appropriate in each case. We will assess your circumstances, explain the options and guide you through the processes to achieve the optimum outcome.

    Book a free financial review or speak to our team of experts today

    Arranging a free financial review is easy, simply get in touch and tell us about your business, idea, or opportunity and one of our experts will happily offer tailored advice and guidance.

    Latest news

    Banana Tree Acquired by the Big Table Group

    28th September 2022

    Banana Tree Acquired by the Big Table Group Banana Tree, a fast-casual pan-Asian chain, has been acquired by the Big Table Group, the operator of Las Iguanas, Bella Italia and Café Rouge. Will Baxter and Payam Keyghobadi of DSW Corporate Finance’s team in London advised the shareholders of Banana Tree on the transaction. The restaurant … Continued

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