WORK YOUR WAY: Our dog is part of the team!

WORK YOUR WAY: Our dog is part of the team! Advising on strategic acquisitions is all par for the course for Steve and Carla Holmes of Dow Schofield Watts in Reading but lockdown saw them make a key acquisition of their own with a furry four-legged friend joining them. Summer, a golden Labrador, is now … Continued

DSW Capital Half Year FY2023 Results Presented to PIWORLD

DSW Capital Half Year FY2023 Results Presented to PIWORLD DSW management, James Dow & Nicole Burstow, present half-year results for the six month period ended 30 September 2022 to PIWORLD in this investor presentation with a Q&A session to close. James Dow, CEO 00:16 – Introduction 02:04 – Overview of DSW 04:30 – Investment case … Continued

DSW leaps to 6th in UK corporate finance rankings and 9th in Scotland

DSW leaps to 6th in UK corporate finance rankings and 9th in Scotland Dow Schofield Watts was the UK’s sixth most active corporate finance advisor in the first nine months of the year – up from 13th position last year, according to the latest Experian Market IQ report. The report also shows the firm leapt … Continued

DSW named as one of top 20 rising stars in new Mid-Tier Power Index

DSW named as one of top 20 rising stars in new mid-tier power index Dow Schofield Watts has been ranked in the top 20 in a new mid-tier power index which aims to place a spotlight on the accountancy sector’s best mid-tier performers and rising stars. Accountancy Age’s first Mid-Tier Power Index assesses firms on … 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

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

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

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

What is a Debt Advisor?

What is a Debt Advisor? By Gavin Harrison At a recent ‘Frozen’ themed Birthday party (#daddysociallife) I was asked the classic ice-breaker question, “What is it you do?”. Now when I was a banker, this used to be an easy one (once I had explained that I was not ‘one of those nasty Investment ones’. Not my … Continued

DSW Capital strong results ahead of market expectations set at IPO

DSW Capital strong results ahead of market expectations set at IPO and new financial year started well DSW Capital, a fast-growing, mid-market, challenger professional services licence network and owner of the Dow Schofield Watts brand, is pleased to announce its audited results for the year ended 31 March 2022 (the “Period” or “FY22”). The Group … Continued

DSW Capital present full year 2022 results to PIWORLD

DSW Capital present full-year 2022 results to PIWORLD DSW management, James Dow & Nicole Burstow, present maiden full-year results for the period ended 31 March 2022 to PIWORLD in this investor presentation with a Q&A session to close.

Stating the obvious (Part 1): Covenant breaches

Stating the obvious (Part 1): Covenant breaches By Gavin Harrison My apologies upfront for the attention-seeking headline; but given this is a business article written by an Accountant/ex-Banker, I’m pretty confident that no-one will be expecting ground-breaking revelations, so I may as well be honest! On the subject of dealing with a Covenant breach however, … Continued