Operam Education acquires Key Stage Teacher Supply

Dow Schofield Watts’ Corporate Finance and Transaction Support teams in Yorkshire & the North East have advised Operam Education Group on its acquisition of Key Stage Teacher Supply, a North West-based education recruitment agency. The transaction follows the Barnsley-headquartered group’s acquisitions of Teachers UK and The Education Specialists earlier this year. Following an initial £3.7m … Continued

Operam Education Group receives investment from BGF and HSBC

Operam Education Group receives investment from BGF and HSBC Funding supports the acquisition of Teachers UK and The Education Specialists 11 March 2019: Operam Education Group, which operates in the education recruitment sector, has received investment from BGF, the UK and Ireland’s most active investor in growing businesses, and HSBC. The funding will support further … Continued

Samuel Knight International receives investment to support near-term growth plans

Samuel Knight International has received investment from Gresham House Ventures. The company has demonstrated strong growth since its formation. Last year, it achieved £13m turnover and took home ‘Team of the Year’ at the Great British Entrepreneur awards. 2018 also saw Samuel Knight securing new client contracts in more than 30 countries, boosting headcount and expanding the … Continued

Deployment acquired by the Challenge Group

Deployment will now be working with the Challenge Group of companies, following their acquisition. This is an exciting time for both Challenge and Deployment; who share the same values, and are both well placed to support each other moving forward. There are further exciting times ahead as Challenge & Deployment opens a new office in … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts Transaction Services provides due diligence for acquisitive talent management group, Nicholas Associates

Dow Schofield Watts Transaction Services in Leeds provided due diligence to Yorkshire-based Nicholas Associates Group and RBS on the latest acquisition for the group; Ashley Kate HR, a specialist HR recruitment company, for an undisclosed seven figure sum. The acquisition is the second in six weeks for the Nicholas Associates group, and follows a deal … Continued

Cath Priestley

Cath joined Dow Schofield Watts in 2019 to support the key stakeholders with growth through recruitment She has previously spent 15 years in boutique recruitment businesses in the North West, mainly in the financial sector and has considerable experience working with clients on a range of roles from junior to board level and executive appointments. … Continued