Dow Schofield Watts’ corporate finance team expands again

Dow Schofield Watts’ corporate finance team expands again Dow Schofield Watts (DSW) has confirmed the appointment of an additional Partner in its rapidly expanding Midlands corporate finance team. Ryan Shields joins from Grant Thornton in Milton Keynes, where he was an M&A Director. Ryan is the fifth and final founding member to join the team, … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts moves to 6 Wellington Place in Leeds 

Dow Schofield Watts moves to 6 Wellington Place in Leeds  Dow Schofield Watts has relocated to new offices at 6 Wellington Place in Leeds, a move that will place it at the heart of the city’s professional community. Since launching in 2012, the DSW Corporate Finance and Transaction Services teams have worked with businesses across … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts continues expansion with the launch of DSW Principal Partners

Dow Schofield Watts continues expansion with the launch of DSW Principal Partners Dow Schofield Watts (DSW), the mid-market, challenger professional services network, has further expanded its reach with the launch of DSW Principal Partners (DSWPP), which will offer access to highly skilled C-suite professionals on a fractional basis. This innovative strategic staffing solution enables companies … Continued

Who qualifies for non-dom taxation, and what are their options?

Who qualifies for non-dom taxation, and what are their options? The ‘non-dom ding dong’ between Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, who is proposing to scrap non-dom status, and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, whose wife is a non-dom, has kept the subject in the spotlight. Andrew Robinson from DSW Tax Advisory advises many high-net-worth clients in … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts ranks at #11 in the UK deals adviser league in 2022

Dow Schofield Watts ranks at #11 in the UK deals adviser league in 2022 Dow Schofield Watts was the 11th most active corporate finance adviser in the UK in 2022, according to new figures from Experian. Its Market IQ’s M&A Review showed the firm advised on 79 deals nationally during the year – an increase … Continued

WORK YOUR WAY: What isn’t there to love about the Lakes?

WORK YOUR WAY: What isn’t there to love about the Lakes? The stunning natural surroundings of the Lake District offer endless opportunities for outdoor recreation from fell walking to sailing, open water swimming and ghyll scrambling. DSW Debt Advisory Partner, Owen Malton calls the Lake District home and here we find out why. When did … Continued

National Apprenticeship Week 2023

A Q&A WITH AMY – DSW’S BUSINESS ADMIN APPRENTICE For National Apprenticeship Week 2023, we have created videos on what our apprentices do over at our LinkedIn, Twitter & Facebook channels and spoken to our apprentices about how an apprenticeship works. With the worries of a cost-of-living crisis, now is the perfect time to think about … Continued

M&A network is now one of the world’s top 8

M&A network is now one of the world’s top 8 Pandea Global M&A has become one of the top eight of its type in the world after attracting a host of new members. Founded by Dow Schofield Watts, the international corporate finance advisor network has welcomed 10 new advisory firms in the past 12 months, … Continued

DSW leaps to 6th in UK corporate finance rankings and 9th in Scotland

DSW leaps to 6th in UK corporate finance rankings and 9th in Scotland Dow Schofield Watts was the UK’s sixth most active corporate finance advisor in the first nine months of the year – up from 13th position last year, according to the latest Experian Market IQ report. The report also shows the firm leapt … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts rises to 48th position in Top 50 + 50

Dow Schofield Watts rises to 48th position in Top 50 + 50 Dow Schofield Watts has continued its rise in the Accountancy Age Top 50+ 50 reaching 48th position in 2022. Celebrating excellence in accountancy practice, the rankings “spotlight the top accounting firms in the UK”.   The last two years have seen Dow Schofield … Continued

Insider name MAPD Group’s acquisition of Bermans as Deal of the Month

Insider name MAPD Group’s acquisition of Bermans as Deal of the Month Insider has named The MAPD Group‘s acquisition of Bermans (a Liverpool and Manchester-based firm specialising in commercial law) as the Deal of the Month. MAPD now has a 75 per cent stake in Bermans with 25 per cent retained by Bermans’ partners to … Continued

New report ranks DSW group in UK’s top 10 dealmakers

New report ranks DSW group in UK’s top 10 dealmakers Dow Schofield Watts was the sixth most active corporate finance advisor in the UK in the first quarter of the year, according to new figures from Experian. The group also ranked in first place in the North West, joint third in Scotland, and fifth in the … 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

DSW ranked in top 15 corporate finance advisers in UK

DSW ranked in top 15 corporate finance advisers in UK Dow Schofield Watts has been named as the 15th most active corporate finance adviser in the UK in the first nine months of 2021 – up from 24 in the same period last year. The latest figures from Experian’s Market IQ report, which include deals involving a UK … Continued

Women in accountancy: Interview with Jill Jones

Women in accountancy: Interview with Jill Jones Jill Jones is the former North West Regional Managing Partner of RSM where she was also a main board director and acting COO until her departure in June 2020. She is now a Non-Executive Director at Dow Schofield Watts and a number of other organisations. Here she talks … Continued