Dow Schofield Watts advises South Staffordshire Plc on acquisition

Dow Schofield Watts advises South Staffordshire Plc on acquisition South Staffordshire Plc (SSPlc), the Walsall-based integrated services group, has acquired multi-utility infrastructure provider Infrastructure Gateway Ltd for an undisclosed sum. Dow Schofield Watts’ corporate finance and transaction services teams advised SSPlc on the deal.   Backed by its shareholder, and funds managed by Arjun Infrastructure … Continued

Cushon raises £26m

Cushon raises £26m Cushon, a fintech pension and savings provider, has closed an overall funding round of £26m to finance rapid expansion and product development plans. Leading the £6m equity raise is fintech venture capitalist, Augmentum Fintech. A further £20m in credit facility has been committed by AshGrove Capital, a leading independent pan-European specialty lending … Continued

Beech Tree Private Equity invests in Microsoft Cloud Specialist

Beech Tree Private Equity invests in Microsoft Cloud Specialist Beech Tree Private Equity has invested in Transparity Solutions and is set to support the fast-growing Microsoft cloud specialist’s plans to scale up rapidly in a fragmented market. Beech Tree and Newco were advised by Ed Brentnall, Rob Parker and Rebecca Smith of Dow Schofield Watts … Continued

AFI receives investment from Pricoa

DSW’s Corporate Finance team in Yorkshire & the North East has advised the management of AFI-Uplift Limited (“AFI” or “the Group”) on the securing £60m of new long-term financing from Pricoa Private Capital (“Pricoa”). DSW has also advised AFI on the acquisition of Facelift (GB) Limited (“Facelift”). The overall deal size for the combined transactions … Continued

Development capital for ATL Systems

On 4th December ATL Data Management Services Limited received £250,000 of investment from North West Equity Fund. ATL Data Management Services is a software company that provides a managed service for the effective monitoring and management of mobile workers, using mobile phone and proprietary smart card technology. The business is focused on selling to Local … Continued

Development capital for PAV Data Systems

PAV Data Systems Ltd designs and manufactures Free Space Optical (FSO) Equipment. The company sells its products in over 40 countries to some of the world’s largest communications giants and with offices in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, PAV have a mature and expansive channel to market. Its multi-million pound turnover is expected to … Continued

Management buy-out of PAV Data Systems

A management buy-out team, comprising Chris Emerson (Managing Director), Paul Widdrington (Technical Director), and Steve Leicester (Finance Director) has acquired the business and assets of PAV Data Systems Limited for an undisclosed sum. The management team were advised by the Corporate Finance firm Dow Schofield Watts LLP. PAV Data Systems was established in 1994 manufacturing … Continued