Dow Schofield Watts was the most active financial adviser in the North West in the first quarter of 2019 and the second most active in Yorkshire. The firm also ranked in the top ten dealmakers in the UK, according to Experian’s latest M&A Review.

The figures show that in the North West, Dow Schofield Watts topped the financial table with seven deals completed, while in Yorkshire it came in joint second place, with four deals completed. In the UK as a whole, the firm came in tenth place, having completed 12 deals during the quarter.

James Dow, founding partner of Dow Schofield Watts, said: “The figures reflect our growing capability and reputation within the corporate finance community. Having launched our London office almost a year ago and with a commitment to add further offices I am very confident that we will continue to reinforce our position as a leading player in the UK deal-making market. Our expert, empathetic partner-led service makes us the natural advisor of choice for owner-managed and private equity backed businesses.”

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Source: Experian UK M&A and Advisor League Tables- Q1 2019