New finance team formed

Corporate finance outfit Dow Schofield Watts today announced it has lured three senior managers from PricewaterhouseCoopers in Manchester to run a new division, and has launched a venture capital fund which is looking to raise up to £5m. Ed Brentnall, Chris Williams and Catriona Lang will join Warrington-based Dow Schofield Watts later this year to … Continued

Advisers answer distress signal

Dow Schofield Watts has set up a new corporate debt advisory business to provide turnaround and refinancing services to distressed firms that are worried about their future funding prospects. It will be headed by former Ernst & Young corporate restructuring senior executive Joanne Dodd, 34, and Paula Jones, 39, who has joined after spending the … Continued