Insider North West Dealmakers Awards 2012 – DSW secures two prestigious awards; Corporate Finance Advisory Team of the Year & AIM Deal of the Year

The region’s top performers over the last 12 months, were recognised by over 800 senior professionals gathered at Manchester Central for the Insider North West Dealmakers Awards 2012, which were compèred by veteran broadcaster and politician Gyles Brandreth. Chris Maguire, editor of North West Business Insider, praised the winners and shortlisted companies who have kept … Continued

More Good News & High Praise for DSW Transaction Services as Palletower MBO Completes

DSW Transaction Services recently undertook the financial due diligence on behalf of the HSBC on funding the MBO of Palletower. Palletower is a global leader in the manufacture and supply of storage, handling and distribution equipment, principally to supermarkets. The Company was established over 40 years ago and operates from premises in Sale and Trafford Park … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts proud partners of Sci-Tech Daresbury

SCI-TECH DARESBURY ANNOUNCES EIGHT GOLD PARTNERS Sci-Tech Daresbury has announced the strategic partner organisations which will enhance business support services for high-tech SMEs based on the site. DWF, Dow Schofield Watts, Giles, Grant Thornton, IBM, Lloyds TSB Commercial, Marks & Clerk and the University of Liverpool have been named as Sci-Tech Daresbury’s Gold Partners for … Continued

Professionals: News in Brief – Manchester Evening News

Corporate financier James Dow took part in an Ironman Triathlon challenge to raise money for charity. James, of Warrington-based outfit Dow Schofield Watts, raised more than £2,500 by completing the event at Tenby, south Wales. The Ironman Triathlon consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a marathon. James finished in under 12 … Continued

Is James Dow the Ironman?

Set the amidst spectacular Pembrokeshire scenery the inauguaral Ironman Wales took place on the sandy beaches of Tenby, with over 1650 entrants signing up to complete a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run. Phew……….. With a huge amount of training, determination and some might say a touch of madness, James completed the Ironman … Continued

The Secretary of State for Culture, the Olympics, Media and Sport, has appointed Philip Price and Clive Elphick as Trustees of National Museums Liverpool

DEPARTMENT FOR CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT National Museum Liverpool – New Trustees The Secretary of State for Culture, the Olympics, Media and Sport, has appointed Clive Elphick and Philip Price as Trustees of National Museums Liverpool. Their terms will run from 10 September 2012 to 9 September 2016. Biographical Notes Philip Price is a leading … Continued

DSW looks to expand into niche services

Business advisory firm Dow Schofield Watts is embarking on a new phase of growth as it looks to add services and mulls further office openings. DSW, founded in October 2002 by former KPMG colleagues James Dow, Jon Schofield and Mark Watts, currently offers corporate finance, management and financial due diligence, business broking and forensic services. … Continued

DSW Transaction Services continues to grow its reputation as a leading provider of financial due diligence to the North West Private Equity, Banking and Corporate communities.

DSW Transaction Services continues to grow its reputation as a leading provider of financial due diligence to the North West Private Equity, Banking and Corporate communities. James Dow (DSW founder) commented “The TS team continues to go from strength to strength. The client feedback from the latest projects has been hugely complimentary on both their … Continued

Money Advice Group to Action Growth Strategy with £10m Support from PNC

Money Advice Group, one of the UKs leading financial solutions companies, is embarking on a comprehensive growth strategy after securing an asset based lending facility worth £10 million, with PNC Business Credit. In conjunction with, Dow Schofield Watts, Money Advice Group negotiated the credit facility to enable continued growth through a combination of working capital … Continued

Barber gets to point with investment

TATTOO equipment supplier Barber has secured a multi-million pound investment as it looks to accelerate sales in Europe and the US. Venture capitalist Enterprise Ventures (EV) has invested in the Sheffield-based medical supplies business alongside PHD Equity Partners, the private equity arm of Dow Schofield Watts. The deal will allow Barber’s husband and wife team … Continued

Tattoo equipment supplier Barber gets multi-million injection

Britain’s growing love affair with tattoos – a fifth of all adults have a permanent body decoration – means good business for one of the biggest suppliers of salon equipment. Barber of Sheffield has secured a multi-million pound investment to drive expansion. The company was set up in 1991 with the aim of selling medical … Continued

James Dow – Liverpool Football Club “Eat what you kill”

The Liverpool Daily Post – 12th May 2012 By Bill Gleeson, The Liverpool Post THE latest financial accounts of Liverpool Football Club, filed at Companies House last week, are a clear illustration of the vagaries affecting the English club game. The volatile nature of player valuations and the riches to be earned or lost by … Continued