Dow Schofield Watts provides corporate finance advice to Merseyside based electrical contractors to secure £1.4m equity investment

MSIF’s £1.4m investment in electrical firm Birkenhead-based Foz Contract Services Merseyside Special Investment Fund (MSIF) has invested more than £1.4m through an equity investment to expand a Birkenhead electrical and general building services contractor. Foz Contract Services has been formed following the acquisition and subsequent merger of Foz Electrical and TFR Contract Services. The management … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts advise NWF Group on their latest acquisition.

Dow Schofield Watts provided lead advisory and due diligence services to NWF Group which has bought  leading animal feed manufacturer, SC Feeds Limited. NWF, the specialist agricultural and distribution business, is to pay up to £6.75m to acquire the Stone-based company. The deal comprises an initial consideration of £6m in cash, to be satisfied from NWF’s existing … Continued

DSW amongst the Top North West advisers – Insider News North West

The most active legal and financial advisers in the North West mergers and acquisitions market (M&A) so far in 2013 have been revealed in a new report. Deal values soared by 135 per cent across the first three quarters of the year compared with the first nine months of 2012, the review by Experian showed. … Continued

New appointment at Dow Schofield Watts – Paul Herriott

Dow Schofield Watts, the specialist corporate finance advisory and equity finance firm with an office in Leeds, has announced today a further appointment to its Yorkshire & North East team. Paul Herriott joins from Ernst & Young in Newcastle where has worked with a range of national and international clients across a number of sectors … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts supports growth with two new corporate finance appointments

Dow Schofield Watts has appointed two new Corporate Finance Executives, further strengthening the corporate finance team.  This is the latest in a spate of new appointments to support its ambitious growth plans. Gregg Pendlington brings with him a wealth of experience and ability from within the corporate finance arena.  Formerly a Partner at Manchester based … Continued

Keith Miller of DSW VAT Services in the Financial Times

Isle of Man lures superyachts on to its books By Andrew Bounds,   Better known for its annual TT motorcycle races, the Isle of Man is aiming to move upmarket by attracting more superyachts. With average summer temperatures of less than 14C – two degrees lower than that in southern England – and buffeted … Continued

DSW Transaction Team shortlisted for Insider’s prestigious award

More than 40 individuals and teams have been shortlisted for Insider’s 2013 North West Young Professionals Awards which covers the entire region for the first time this year. The 2013 event takes place on 2 May 2013 at the Lowry Hotel in Manchester and attracted more than 100 entries from across the North West. This … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts advise ESG on its acquisition of Evolve Group

Dave Graham and Jon Schofield (DSW) advised energy management company Energy Solutions Group (ESG) on its acquisition of the Evolve group of companies; creating a £55m-turnover business with 400 employees. The “transformative” deal was agreed with Canadian private equity house Calisto Capital. Under the agreement Evolve’s three operations – building energy management systems (BEMS) specialist businesses Nobbs & … Continued