Tony Meakin | James Dow | Dave Graham
Tony Meakin | James Dow | Dave Graham

Dow Schofield Watts, the specialist professional advisory and equity finance firm, have recognised the outstanding contribution by two of its team in its North West Office.

Dave Graham and Tony Meakin have been promoted to director level.

Mr Graham, a Chartered Accountant and graduate of the University of Liverpool, joined Dow Schofield Watts Corporate Finance in 2007.  Since then he has been involved in a number of high profile M&A deals, provided clients with board level strategic assistance in respect of funding, acquisition strategy, group structuring, management reporting and working capital management, and leads the firms involvement with the Sci-tech science and innovation campus.

Oxford graduate, Mr Meakin, joined directly from Ernst & Young, becoming part of the backbone of the DSW Corporate Finance team in 2007 and an instrumental player in the development of the Firm’s fund activities.  Over the last seven years, Tony’s contribution has been invaluable in numerous high profile transactions, gaining significant experience in financial modelling and is heavily involved in the operations of PHD Equity Partners.  Tony becomes a director at PHD Equity Partners.

James Dow, founding partner of Dow Schofield Watts, said: “These promotions are richly deserved, both Dave and Tony have developed industry wide experience working with the North West investment community.  Their contribution to the development of Dow Schofield Watts Corporate Finance and PHD Equity Partners has been phenomenal, and a key driver in the growth of our business.