Renewables specialist joins Edinburgh corporate finance team

Renewables specialist joins Edinburgh corporate finance team Dow Schofield Watts has expanded its recently opened Edinburgh office with the appointment of Adam Widerkiewicz as corporate finance manager. Adam, who has nine years of experience in finance, joins from EDF Renewables where he was a mergers and acquisitions specialist helping the company to build its ‘green … Continued

Land of opportunity? 4 key trends in the Scottish deals market

Land of opportunity? 4 key trends in the Scottish deals market Tom Faichnie of Dow Schofield Watts Scotland highlights some current developments and discusses the future prospects for M&A 1. SMEs need to find ways to boost their value SMEs are the bedrock of the Scottish economy and we have lots of very successful small … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts Celebrates Women in the Professional Services Industry 

Dow Schofield Watts Celebrates Women in the Professional Services Industry In celebration of Businesswomen’s Week, we have asked our team members at Dow Schofield Watts to share their passions, achievements, and any nuggets of wisdom with women who are considering or already have a career in the professional services industry. To best explain to you … Continued

WORK YOUR WAY: Balance an exciting career and parenthood at DSW

WORK YOUR WAY: Balance an exciting career and parenthood at DSW Following on from our previous article, we are ending National Work Life Week with answers from our colleagues Connor & Liz on how DSW helps them to work flexibly as parents.   Our approach to flexible working allows our working parents to be successful … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts shortlisted in four categories in Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards

Dow Schofield Watts shortlisted in four categories in Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards Dow Schofield Watts is continuing its success during the awards season with another four nominations, this time for the Yorkshire Insider Dealmaker Awards. The transaction services team, which is led by Sophie Colloby, has been nominated for The Transaction Services Team of the Year … Continued

Reading office advises on 9 deals in ‘buoyant’ first year

Reading office advises on 9 deals in ‘buoyant’ first year The Reading office of Dow Schofield Watts has reported a ‘buoyant’ first year, having advised on nine completed corporate finance deals with a total value of over £50m.   The office, which was launched in September 2021 by husband and wife team Steve and Carla … 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

WORK YOUR WAY: How do parents work flexibly at Dow Schofield Watts?

WORK YOUR WAY: How do parents work flexibly at Dow Schofield Watts? It is crucial, particularly now, that we all have a healthy approach to working life. So, for National Work Life week, we asked our working parents how working at DSW helps them to achieve the balance they need. As a business, we take … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts expands network with the launch of DSW Wealth Planning

Dow Schofield Watts expands network with the launch of DSW Wealth Planning Business advisory firm Dow Schofield Watts has recruited financial planning expert Jonathon Jay as a Partner to head up and launch DSW Wealth Planning, the latest addition to its growing network. Jonathon – who will be based at its Daresbury office – joins … Continued

DSW Capital AIMS high with latest award nomination

DSW Capital AIMS high with latest award nomination DSW Capital plc is continuing its streak of award nominations with its shortlisting for the AIM Award in the ‘Best Newcomer’ category. DSW Capital plc raised £5m through its placing on 16 December 2021. The award criteria cites that ‘the winner will have already caught the imagination … Continued

WORK YOUR WAY: ‘Horses are good for the soul’

WORK YOUR WAY: ‘Horses are good for the soul’ Riding over the Yorkshire moors is a better way to solve work challenges than sitting behind a computer, says Sophie Colloby. She currently has four horses including a rare breed Dales pony. What do you love most about horses? Horses are good for the soul – … Continued

New figures show DSW is one of top 10 UK dealmakers

New figures show DSW is one of top 10 UK dealmakers Dow Schofield Watts was the UK’s tenth most active corporate finance advisor in the first half of the year – up from 13th place in the same period last year, according to new figures from Experian. The group also ranked first in the North … Continued

Navigating the road ahead: a lender’s view

Navigating the road ahead: a lender’s view By Owen Malton of DSW Debt Advisory I left Clydesdale Yorkshire Bank – now known as Virgin Money – a month or so ago and am delighted to have joined Dow Schofield Watts (which has an enviable reputation) working in the Debt Advisory team alongside Phil Tarimo. I … Continued

Senior bankers join DSW Debt Advisory

Senior bankers join DSW Debt Advisory DSW Debt Advisory – which helps companies to raise debt funding – has made two new senior appointments. Owen Malton joins from Virgin Money, previously Yorkshire and Clydesdale Bank, where he led the North of England structured finance business, while Matt Thomas was a director within the same team. … Continued