Meat wholesaler Nigel Fredericks ceases trading with loss of 250 jobs

A London-based meat and poultry specialist which had been facing financial difficulties has ceased trading after failing to find a buyer. Dow Schofield Watts Business Recovery were appointed as administrators to Nigel Fredericks Trading Limited, which supplied the catering, hotel, leisure and education sectors including a number of high-profile sporting venues. The Dow Schofield Watts … 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

Stalled Victoria House apartments development sold for £2.35m

Administrators for the troubled Victoria House development in Liverpool city centre have sold the building to a subsidiary of London-based A R & V Investments Limited.   Recovery experts at Dow Schofield Watts were appointed as administrators of Pinnacle Residential (Liverpool) Limited in April. A national marketing campaign was launched to find suitable buyers for the property and generated significant interest.  The seven-storey former office building has … Continued