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

Helix Tool Company advances Cairngorm Capital’s MRO strategy

DSW’s Corporate Finance team in Yorkshire & the North East has advised the shareholders of Helix Tool Company on its sale to Cairngorm Capital. Helix is the leading independent cutting tools specialist in the North of England. This transaction advances Cairngorm Capital’s strategy to create a new national full-service Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) distribution … Continued

Morson Group recruits The Bridge

DSW’s Corporate Finance team in Yorkshire & the North East has advised on the sale of specialist recruiter, The Bridge, to the Morson Group. The Bridge is a prominent force in UK IT recruitment and has been throughout its 16 years of operation. Based in Leeds, the Bridge has a UK network of excellent clients … Continued

Sale of Heron Foods to B&M in £152m deal

DSW’s Yorkshire & North East corporate finance team has provided independent advice to one of the selling shareholders in Heron Foods in its sale to EV Retail, a subsidiary of Speke- headquartered discount retailer B&M, in a £152m deal. The transaction followed a period of review of strategic options for the group and several months … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts advises on the sale of Open Objects to Idox plc

A market leading supplier of social care and health software solutions and digital services to around 60% of top tier local authorities in England including Sheffield, Barnsley, Darlington, Durham and Newcastle has been taken over in a deal involving Yorkshire advisers. Open Objects Software Limited, a specialist in the UK public sector social care and … Continued

Slater and Gordon Lawyers buys personal injury specialist JSP Solicitors

DSW’s Corporate Finance team in Yorkshire & the North East has advised the partners of JSP Solicitors on its sale to national law firm Slater and Gordon (formerly Russell Jones & Walker) as it continues its expansion. JSP solicitors in Skegness, is a long established personal injury practice in the Lincolnshire region. The acquisition, follows … Continued