Independent advisory firm Dow Schofield Watts has appointed Tom Addison as Senior Manager in its award-winning transaction services team. 

Tom joins from Deloitte in Manchester where he spent over eight years and was most recently Assistant Director in its transaction services team. His appointment comes as Dow Schofield Watts Transaction Services celebrates its best year to date. 

Tom has experience working with blue-chip clients and advising on deals aross a range of sectors including agriculture, betting and gaming, utilities, banking, technology, healthcare, education, retail, promotional services, manufacturing, property, fleet hire and business outsourcing.  

He says: “Dow Schofield Watts Transaction Services has a great reputation in the marketplace in terms of quality and leadership. I’m looking forward to working with such a dynamic team and ambitious firm.” 

Ed Brentnall, who is joint head of Dow Schofield Watts Transaction Services, adds: “Tom’s experience in due diligence and his knowledge of the mergers and acquisitions market makes him a great addition to our team. Following our most prolific year in terms of deal flow and continued pipeline strength, the timing of his appointment could not be better!”