Advisory firm Dow Schofield Watts has announced two new appointments and a promotion at its Yorkshire & North East office.  

Alex Hill joins the Transaction Services team from KPMG, where he worked on a wide variety of clients ranging from manufacturing to construction and retail with revenue typically ranging between £40m to £100m.  

Bibin Johnson joins the Corporate Finance team from PwC, and has worked with clients in the industrial, manufacturing and retail sectors. He studied Finance at Queen’s University Belfast where he also completed a placement year at Morgan Stanley.  

Meanwhile Paul Herriott has been promoted to Director and co-owner in the Corporate Finance team. Paul joined Dow Schofield Watts in 2013 from EY and has been involved in many of the firm’s deals in the region including the sale of Park Leisure 2000, the investment in The Feel Good Group by Perwyn and the sale of The Bridge IT to Morson Group.  

Sophie Colloby, Transaction Services Partner, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Alex to the team. With 15 completions for the Yorkshire Transaction Services team so far in 2018 and a strong pipeline, he joins us at a really exciting time for the business.” 

Roger Esler, who heads up the Corporate Finance team, added: “It’s fantastic to be joined by such great talent as we grow our business in the region. Paul is an example of a professional that has thrived and excelled in this environment and has made a considerable contribution to the firm over the last five years.”

Alex Hill, Paul Herriott, Bibin Johnson
Alex Hill, Paul Herriott, Bibin Johnson