Dow Schofield Watts opens Edinburgh office as part of Scottish expansion

Dow Schofield Watts opens Edinburgh office as part of Scottish expansion Dow Schofield Watts has opened a new office in Edinburgh as part of its plans to build its presence in Scotland. The firm, which has an existing office in Aberdeen, is also expanding its services in Scotland to include fundraising for private equity firms … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts expands Transaction Services team

Dow Schofield Watts expands Transaction Services team Dow Schofield Watts has expanded its Transaction Services team in Yorkshire & the North East with the appointment of Will Parry as an Executive. Will is a Chartered Accountant with six years’ experience. This includes two years in Audit with Deloitte in Leeds, where he led audits on … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts expands finance and operations team

Dow Schofield Watts expands finance and operations team Dow Schofield Watts has appointed Susie Dow as Finance and Operations Project Manager to support its continued expansion across the UK. Susie started her career with PWC in London, where she spent four years working in audit, assurance and risk management and where she qualified as a … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts expands Corporate Finance team

Dow Schofield Watts expands Corporate Finance team Dow Schofield Watts has expanded its Corporate Finance team in Yorkshire & the North East with the appointment of Mike Barker as an Associate. Mike is a Chartered Accountant with over seven years’ experience in finance, having started his career with EY in Leeds, where he worked in … Continued

DSW Debt Advisory expands team

DSW Debt Advisory expands team DSW Debt Advisory – which helps businesses to raise debt funding and is part of the Dow Schofield Watts group – has appointed Chris Carter as Manager.   Chris, who will be based in the Daresbury office, has over 15 years’ experience in banking, investment and corporate finance. Having started … Continued

£2m grant fund aims to attract professional services teams

£2m grant fund aims to attract professional services teams Dow Schofield Watts has earmarked £2m in grant funding to attract professional services teams as it seeks to expand its UK footprint. The Dow Schofield Watts Entrepreneurship Grant scheme will be open to ‘break-out teams’ from top-tier firms who want to set up their own business … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts expands transaction services team

Dow Schofield Watts expands transaction services team Dow Schofield Watts has expanded its North West transaction services team with the appointment of Alex Aitchison and Elliot Pledger as executives. Alex joins from Liverpool Football Club, where he was part of the financial planning and analysis team helping to manage forecasts and produce budgets. He has … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts launches specialist asset-based lending service

Dow Schofield Watts launches specialist asset-based lending service Two leading asset-based lending specialists have joined Dow Schofield Watts to launch a new service providing due diligence and risk management services for clients in the sector. Hazel Lomas and Martin Ellison have over 60 years’ experience between them during which time they have worked with most … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts expands corporate finance team in Scotland

Dow Schofield Watts expands corporate finance team in Scotland Dow Schofield Watts has expanded its Corporate Finance team in Aberdeen with the appointment of Ross Irvine as Assistant Manager. Ross, who previously worked in the audit team at PwC, has six years’ experience in finance. Having started his career at Henderson Loggie, he was one … Continued

‘Challenger’ firm appoints leadership expert to support nationwide roll-out

‘Challenger’ firm appoints leadership expert to support nationwide roll-out Dow Schofield Watts has appointed Liz Lawson, a business psychologist specialising in leadership assessment and development, to support its expansion across the UK. Liz, who joins from Rotheram Carrington Recruitment Group in Chester, has over 20 years’ experience. A Manchester Business School alumni, she started her … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts makes new senior hire to support national roll-out

Dow Schofield Watts makes new senior hire to support national roll-out Dow Schofield Watts has appointed Peter Fendall as Strategic Projects Director to support its expansion across the UK. Peter joins from Deloitte’s Manchester office, where he spent eight years working with a wide range of corporates and private equity firms, managing large and complex … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts Debt Advisory expands to London and South East 

Dow Schofield Watts Debt Advisory expands to London and South East Dow Schofield Watts has expanded its debt fundraising arm with the launch of a new operation covering London and the South East. Gavin Harrison has joined as head of DSW Debt Advisory in the region. Gavin has spent over 20 years in banking and finance, having started his career at PwC and worked … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts expands Leeds team

Dow Schofield Watts expands Leeds team Advisory firm Dow Schofield Watts has expanded its transaction service team in Leeds with the appointment of Chris Brownlee. Chris joins from PWC, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and spent four years in the audit department working with clients including ‘Magic Circle’ law firms, major construction companies … Continued

Tax specialist joins Dow Schofield Watts to launch new service

Tax specialist joins Dow Schofield Watts to launch new service Dow Schofield Watts has expanded its services with the launch of a new tax consultancy arm. DSW Tax Advisory will be led by Dave Waddington, who joins from Haines Watts in Liverpool where he was tax partner. A qualified accountant and former head of finance … Continued

Promotions for Transaction Services NW team

Dow Schofield Watts Transaction Services has announced promotions in its North West team. Rob Parker has been promoted to Director and Rebecca Smith to Manager. Rob joined Dow Schofield Watts in 2015, having previously worked at Grant Thornton, while Rebecca joined in 2019 from PWC. Ed Brentnall, who heads the transaction services team, says: “The … Continued