Yorkshire teams shortlisted in region’s Rainmakers Awards

Yorkshire teams shortlisted in region’s Rainmakers Awards Dow Schofield Watts’ Yorkshire teams have secured nominations in five categories in the 2024 Yorkshire Rainmakers Awards. The Corporate Finance team has been shortlisted for the Regional Corporate Finance Advisory Team of the Year, while Transaction Services is in the running for Due Diligence Team of the Year. … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts moves to 6 Wellington Place in Leeds 

Dow Schofield Watts moves to 6 Wellington Place in Leeds  Dow Schofield Watts has relocated to new offices at 6 Wellington Place in Leeds, a move that will place it at the heart of the city’s professional community. Since launching in 2012, the DSW Corporate Finance and Transaction Services teams have worked with businesses across … Continued

Six ways to maximise the value of your business in the run-up to a sale

Six ways to maximise the value of your business in the run-up to a sale In a more cautious climate, buyers and investors are placing greater emphasis on due diligence. Roger Esler, Partner and Founder of Dow Schofield Watts’ Corporate Finance team in Yorkshire & the North East explains how vendors can plan and prepare … Continued

The Deals Market in 2024: our predictions for the year ahead

The Deals Market in 2024: our predictions for the year ahead In the second of our series, Roger Esler from Dow Schofield Watts corporate finance team in Yorkshire & the North East gives his forecasts for the deals market in 2024.  The finger of caution is out of the dam. At this time last year, … Continued

Specialist IT recruitment consultancy onboards significant equity investment

Specialist IT recruitment consultancy onboards significant equity investment Dow Schofield Watts’ Yorkshire & North East Corporate Finance team has advised specialist IT recruitment consultancy Ellis Recruitment Group and its shareholders on a £10m investment by Mobeus. Ellis Recruitment Group (“Ellis”) is a specialist IT recruitment consultancy serving the Global Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) resourcing market. … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts expands Yorkshire & North East Corporate Finance team

Dow Schofield Watts expands Yorkshire & North East Corporate Finance team Dow Schofield Watts has expanded its Corporate Finance team in Yorkshire and the North East with the appointment of Harry Martin as an Associate. Harry, who will be based at the firm’s Leeds office, joins from PwC, where he spent almost four years in … Continued

EOT at MTW Architectural

EOT at MTW Architectural The Yorkshire & North East Corporate Finance team has advised specialist design and contracting business, MTW Architectural, on the sale of the company to an Employee Ownership Trust A West Yorkshire company specialising in the design, fabrication and installation of building facades has become an employee-owned business, supported by other regional … Continued

Environmental consultancy makes sixth acquisition

Environmental consultancy makes sixth acquisition Dow Schofield Watts advised environmental consultancy APEM Group on its acquisition of Aspect Ecology, an ecological planning consultancy.  The latest acquisition will take the group’s headcount to over 600 and sees an additional 40-plus ecologists join the company’s terrestrial ecology team. APEM Group, which is based in Stockport, has completed … Continued

DSW Capital PIWorld Presentation: Full Year 2023 Results

DSW Capital PIWorld Presentation: Full Year 2023 Results DSW management, James Dow & Nicole Burstow, present full-year results for the period ended 31 March 2023 to PIWORLD in this investor presentation with a Q&A session to close.     If you want to read our report’s highlights, please visit our previous news article here.

DSW Capital maintains revenue despite challenging year

DSW Capital maintains revenue despite challenging year DSW Capital, the company which owns the Dow Schofield Watts brand, has announced its full-year results for the year ended 31 March 2023. Despite a challenging second half, network revenue matched last year’s record level of £18.3m, while Group revenue was maintained at £2.7m and income from licensees … Continued

Blackrow Group changes hands in MBO

Blackrow Group changes hands in MBO The Yorkshire & North East Corporate Finance team has advised market leading engineering services business, Blackrow Group, and its shareholders on a management buy-out. Blackrow Group (“Blackrow”), a multi-disciplinary, specialist engineering services business based in Grimsby, has undergone a management buy-out (“MBO”) funded by ABN AMRO Commercial Finance UK … Continued

APEM Group Acquires Macro Works

APEM Group Acquires Macro Works Environmental consulting firm APEM Group has purchased a landscape and visual consultant firm based in Ireland. Macro Works has clients in both the public and private sectors, including renewables, infrastructure, and commercial development. The company creates photomontages, 3D visual simulations, glint and glare reports, and landscape design in addition to … Continued

DSW celebrates Rainmaker Awards 2023 nominations across Yorkshire and the North West

DSW celebrates Rainmaker Awards 2023 nominations across Yorkshire and the North West Dow Schofield Watts has been nominated across nine award categories in the 2023 North West and Yorkshire BusinessDesk.com Rainmaker Awards. In Yorkshire and the North West, DSW’s Transaction Services teams have both been nominated for the Transaction Services Team of the Year award. … Continued

Leading from the front – DSW’s next generation of leaders

Leading from the front – DSW’s next generation of leaders Helping the next generation of DSW’s future leaders is the key aim of BecomingX, which in collaboration with DSW, has launched an innovative leadership development programme. Supporting 12 professionals from across the Dow Schofield Watts network, the programme will build their leadership capabilities over the … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts ranks at #11 in the UK deals adviser league in 2022

Dow Schofield Watts ranks at #11 in the UK deals adviser league in 2022 Dow Schofield Watts was the 11th most active corporate finance adviser in the UK in 2022, according to new figures from Experian. Its Market IQ’s M&A Review showed the firm advised on 79 deals nationally during the year – an increase … Continued