keith benson

Keith Benson

Keith joined Dow Schofield Watts in February 2012 from KPMG’s Preston office. He is a graduate in Mathematics and Economics from the London School of Economics and a qualified Chartered Accountant. Prior to joining KPMG, Keith spent 10 years working in the technology development industry with five years managing delivery of currency derivatives trading software at RBS Global Banking and Markets.

Keith has provided advice on a broad range of transactions, covering both buy and sell-side advisory, private equity and raising of senior, mezzanine and equity funding. His recent transactions include the sale of PROjEN to Capita plc, advising on fund-raising for Goldshield Electronic Security and the £15 million refinancing of a leading personal finance and insolvency company.

His background as a technologist has provided a deep knowledge and understanding of software and technology which Keith has leveraged in the provision of specialist advisory in the software, IT services and telecoms sectors. He is also active in the DSW private equity fund, PHD Equity Partners, in the origination, structuring and negotiation of transactions across a diverse range of sectors.


Corporate Finance/PHD Equity Partners – Daresbury Office