Firesprite enters next level with sale to Sony

Firesprite enters next level with sale to Sony The Yorkshire & North East Corporate Finance team at DSW has advised on a high profile deal which will see Firesprite the UK-based videogame studio with a history of developing highly-polished showpieces for cutting-edge hardware being acquired by Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE). The transaction builds on an … Continued

Sheffield Forgemasters acquired by the UK Ministry of Defence

Sheffield Forgemasters acquired by the UK Ministry of Defence The Yorkshire & North East Corporate Finance team at Dow Schofield Watts has advised the Board of Sheffield Forgemasters on the sale of its entire share capital to the UK Ministry of Defence Founded over 200 years ago, Sheffield Forgemasters provides casting and forging solutions for … Continued

Collabco sale creates new global force in education software market

Collabco sale creates new global force in education software market Collabco – the UK company behind the student engagement platform myday – has been acquired by US-based Ready Education in a deal that brings together three market leaders across Europe and North America, with Netherlands-based StuComm also being acquired. Collabco, a software development specialist based … Continued

Car Buying Group acquired by Aston Barclay

The Car Buying Group (TCBG), one of the UK’s largest independent consumer car buying companies, has been acquired by Aston Barclay.   Roger Esler and Paul Herriott from Dow Schofield Watts’ Corporate Finance Team in Yorkshire & the North East advised TCBG and its shareholders on the sale.  Selling over 10,000 cars nationwide on behalf of car owners, TCBG has been at the forefront of the online … Continued

Swedish listed company HEXPOL has acquired Berwin Group

Dow Schofield Watts Corporate Finance has successfully advised the shareholders on the sale of Berwin Group to HEXPOL AB, a Swedish listed polymer compounding group. The Berwin shareholders were also advised by Andrew Needham, TLT solicitors, who has advised the shareholders for over 30 years. With sites in Manchester and Gloucestershire, the Berwin Group is … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts advises on the sale of Colt Industrial Services to Augean plc

Dow Schofield Watts, the leading specialist financial advisory and equity finance firm, is delighted to announce that it has advised on the sale Colt Holdings Limited and its wholly owned subsidiary Colt Industrial Services Limited (“Colt”) to Augean plc. The deal between a Yorkshire-based buyer and seller, involved a number of other Yorkshire advisers including … Continued

DSW act for SAS International on sale to SIG Plc

SIG Plc, the FTSE 250 materials distribution specialist, has acquired SAS Direct & Partitioning Limited (SAS Direct) from SAS International for an undisclosed sum. Paul Gordon, managing director, SIG Distribution said: “SAS Direct will further enhance the SIG Interiors business by extending our portfolio to include a very strong product and service proposition for the commercial interiors sector, … Continued