Leading UK freight forwarder acquired by Dutch multinational

Leading UK freight forwarder acquired by Dutch multinational Maltacourt Global Logistics, a prominent UK player in the air and ocean freight forwarding industry, has been acquired by Janssen Group of Companies, the Dutch multinational which is a leading provider of logistics solutions. Dow Schofield Watts’ corporate finance team in London advised Maltacourt on the deal. … Continued

NWF expands geographically with £10m acquisition of fuels distributor

NWF expands geographically with £10m acquisition of fuels distributor Dow Schofield Watts Transaction Services in the Northwest have recently advised Cheshire-based NWF Group plc on their acquisition of Sweetfuels, a fuel distributor. Oxfordshire-based Sweetfuels’ addition to the NWF network has expanded the business’ geographic coverage of its fuels business with the deal bringing the network … Continued

Sorted secures £3m loan funding

Sorted secures £3m loan funding The Manchester-based software business has secured a £3m loan funding to support its growth and expansion plans. Sorted is a delivery management platform that offers a variety of eCommerce services, such as tracking and analysing post-purchase performance. In recent years, the company has expanded rapidly and now provides services to … 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

Supply chain solutions specialist raises PE funding for growth

Supply chain solutions specialist raises PE funding for growth Bis Henderson, a leading provider of professional services into the supply chain sector, has secured investment from London-based private equity firm TPA Capital. Dow Schofield Watts advised Bis Henderson on the deal, which will help accelerate its growth ambitions. Established by Andy Kaye in 2000 and … Continued

ControlPoint acquired by Ovarro

ControlPoint acquired by Ovarro The Yorkshire & North East Corporate Finance team of Dow Schofield Watts has advised the shareholders of ControlPoint on its sale to Ovarro ControlPoint is based in Chesterfield and serves the utility sector with digital quality assurance and data management solutions. Its technology is used on gas and water pipelines around the World. ControlPoint’s system involves … Continued

Comms Design acquired by Unipart

Comms Design acquired by Unipart The Yorkshire & North East corporate finance team of Dow Schofield Watts has advised Comms Design on its sale to Unipart Rail, the rail division of Unipart Group. The transaction followed an international marketing of the company to strategic trade parties. Comms Design is based in Harrogate, Yorkshire, and is … Continued