Excluding the financial section, a business plan should be less than 30 pages…

Excerpt from ‘The Young Professionals Guide to Conquering Private Equity Transactions’ available on Amazon Business Plans (Chapter 2) The business plan is the first point of contact with the business for the private equity firm. First impressions are crucial. It is recognised that many good investment opportunities may be passed over principally due to the … Continued

Deal volumes up 25% as Dow Schofield Watts looks to further growth

Independent advisory firm Dow Schofield Watts has bucked the trend with a rise of over 25 percent in the volume and value of deals it advised on during 2018. Its corporate finance and transaction services teams advised on 68 deals worth £1.07bn during the year, compared to 54 deals worth £839m in 2017. The firm … Continued

Forecast is bright as business planning team joins Dow Schofield Watts

A North West firm which provides financial modelling services for the public and private sector has joined forces with national advisory firm Dow Schofield Watts as part of its growth plans. JL Advisory will now change its name to Dow Schofield Watts Business Planning LLP. The business, which is based in Stockport and made up … Continued