Nicola joined Dow Schofield Watts Transaction Services LLP as a partner in February 2014.
She is a highly experienced Transaction Services practitioner having advised corporate clients, national and regional private equity houses on over 70 deals in the last ten years. Nicola joins from KPMG where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2004 in their audit team and became a senior member of the Transaction Services team working across Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool. During her time at KPMG Nicola spent two years on secondment to their Private Equity team based in London and also gained international experience working in Europe and the USA.
She has advised on M&A transactions in a wide range of industries including Chemicals, Retail and Technology. However, in recent years Nicola has had a specific focus on the Food manufacturing sector working with clients such as Tangerine Confectionery, Symington’s, William Jackson Food Group, Vion, Park Cakes, Princes, Kavli UK and Warburtons.
Nicola has assisted clients by providing services such as financial buy-side, sell-side, capital markets and refinancing due diligence, pre deal evaluation and vendor assistance.