The Furniture Recycling Group Secures Investment From RetourMatras

The Furniture Recycling Group Secures Investment From RetourMatras The Yorkshire & North East Corporate Finance team has advised specialist mattress recycling and circular economy company, The Furniture Recycling Group, on a cross border strategic investment from Netherlands firm, RetourMatras. The investment from recycling company RetourMatras will support The Furniture Recycling Group (TFR Group) in addressing … Continued

Banana Tree Acquired by the Big Table Group

Banana Tree Acquired by the Big Table Group Banana Tree, a fast-casual pan-Asian chain, has been acquired by the Big Table Group, the operator of Las Iguanas, Bella Italia and Café Rouge. Will Baxter and Payam Keyghobadi of DSW Corporate Finance’s team in London advised the shareholders of Banana Tree on the transaction. The restaurant … Continued

ITS Technology Group acquires NextGenAccess kickstarting its ‘build and buy’ strategy

ITS Technology Group acquires NextGenAccess kickstarting its ‘build and buy’ strategy Wholesale full fibre provider ITS Technology Group has completed the acquisition of dark fibre specialist NextGenAccess Ltd. The deal adds 455km of dark fibre across Greater London, Newport, and South Essex to complement ITS’ existing full fibre footprint which is on track to pass … Continued

MAPD Group acquires law firm Bermans

MAPD Group acquires law firm Bermans The MAPD Group has announced the majority stake acquisition of Bermans, a Liverpool and Manchester-based law firm specialising in commercial law.     The MAPD Group – a business bringing together local law firms – has made the first in what it says will be a series of acquisitions … Continued

DSW advises British Engineering Services on acquisition of XEIAD

DSW advises on British Engineering Services’ (BES) acquisition of specialist engineering inspection consultancy, XEIAD XEIAD Limited – a leading UK specialist in electrical testing, compliance and remedial works – has been acquired by British Engineering Services (BES). The acquisition marks the eighth made by British Engineering Services since 2019 and the latest that DSW has … Continued

iomart acquires Concepta Capital

iomart acquires Concepta Capital AIM-listed cloud computing company iomart Group has agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Concepta Capital for an initial cash consideration of £10.5m. Concepta Capital is a holding company of a group of companies that includes ORIIUM and Pavilion IT. Leeds-based ORIIUM, established in 2007, works with value-added resellers … Continued

Nutritional supplements firm Nutri Advanced sold to US company

Nutritional supplements firm sold to US company A family business which is one of the UK’s leading online retailers of nutritional supplements has been acquired by a Californian company for an undisclosed sum. Nutri Advanced, which is based in Whaley Bridge, High Peak, has been sold to Metagenics Inc, which is backed by US-based private … Continued

Gem Scientific and Northern Balance sold to Scientific Laboratory Supplies

Gem Scientific and Northern Balance sold to Scientific Laboratory Supplies Dow Schofield Watts Corporate Finance in Yorkshire & North East has advised on the sale of Gem Scientific and Northern Balance to Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS), the leading supplier of equipment, chemicals and consumables for laboratory use in the UK. SLS is part of the … Continued

Third takeover deal for APEM and £25m secured for refinancing

Third takeover deal for APEM and £25m secured for refinancing Manchester-based APEM, which is backed by WestBridge, has completed its third acquisition in 12 months with the acquisition of GoBe Consultants. Gregg Pendlington and Ross Thomas of Dow Schofield Watts Corporate Finance advised APEM, with Sophie Colloby of Dow Schofield Watts Transaction Services providing financial … Continued

DSW advises Architectural Steel on sale to ArcelorMittal Construction

DSW advises Architectural Steel on sale to ArcelorMittal Construction ArcelorMittal, through its subsidiary ArcelorMittal Construction, has acquired Architectural Steel Ltd (ASL), a Manchester-based, market-leading manufacturer of flashings and fabrications for the industrial roofing and cladding industry. Dow Schofield Watts advised the shareholders of ASL on the deal, which will help ArcelorMittal Construction to widen its … Continued

DSW advises ITS on £100m investment for broadband roll-out

DSW advises ITS on £100m investment for broadband roll-out Chester-based full fibre provider ITS Technology Group has raised a further £100m from Aviva Investors to accelerate the roll-out of its full fibre network. Dow Schofield Watts advised ITS on the investment. Since securing the first funding round of £45m from Aviva Investors in early 2020, … Continued

Peak Pipe Systems in cross border sale to Simona AG

Peak Pipe Systems in cross border sale to Simona AG The Yorkshire & North East Corporate Finance team has advised Bridgstock on the sale of Peak Pipe Systems to SIMONA AG of Germany Peak Pipe Systems Limited (“PEAK”), based in Chesterfield, was a subsidiary of Bridgstock Limited, a family-run holding company, also headquartered in Chesterfield. … Continued

Gluten-free pioneer Dr. Schär enters fresh bread market

Gluten-free pioneer Dr. Schär enters fresh bread market with Glasgow acquisition Dr. Schär UK – the UK’s No.1 gluten-free brand – has acquired Glasgow based allergen-free, fresh bread manufacturer GDR Food Technology Ltd. A multidisciplinary team from Dow Schofield Watts advised on the deal, which will enable Dr. Schär to enter the UK fresh bread … Continued

Leisure Lakes Bikes’ sale to JD Group: the route to a successful exit

Leisure Lakes Bikes’ sale to JD Group: the route to a successful exit Dow Schofield Watts advised one of the UK’s premium bicycle retailers on its sale to JD Group for an undisclosed sum. Leisure Lakes Bikes supplies an unrivaled range of cycles, parts and accessories through its 10 UK stores and strong online presence. … Continued