DSW receive four nominations in Yorkshire Rainmaker Awards

Dow Schofield Watts’ team in Yorkshire & the North East has received four nominations in the 2017 Rainmaker Awards, organised by TheBusinessDesk Yorkshire. The firm has been shortlisted for both the Corporate Finance Team of the Year and Transaction Services Team of the Year, while Richard Townsend, who joined recently from Lloyds Banking Group, has … Continued

Acquisition of construction firm is second in six months for RSK

Dow Schofield Watts advised environmental consultancy RSK Group on its acquisition of Acies Civil and Structural, a Runcorn-based property and construction consultancy, in a deal backed by the Business Growth Fund (BGF). The Acies business, including about 20 employees located across sites in Runcorn, London and Edinburgh, will become part of RSK’s geotechnical and engineering … Continued

Hardware business nails £6m investment for growth

Olympic Fixings Group – the Lancashire-based business which supplies hardware products to the merchant trade throughout the UK and Ireland – is all set for growth after a £6m combined investment from PHD Equity Partners and Secure Trust Bank.  Olympic Fixings supplies fixings, fasteners and DIY products to over 4,000 customers including electrical, building and plumbing wholesalers. The group offers a range of over 3,300 products, many under its own brand label. Founded in 1989 by Chartered Accountant  Cliff Yates, it now employs over 60 people in Altham, … Continued