Paul Herriott

Paul Herriott

Paul is a Director in the Corporate Finance team based in Leeds. He joined Dow Schofield Watts in September 2013.

Paul graduated with a degree in Economics and a MSc in Finance & Investment from Durham University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young.

Paul has provided advice on a wide range of transactions including trade sales, acquisitions, MBOs, private equity and debt fundraising.

Recent deals include:

Trade sales

The Bridge (IT Recruitment) to Morson Group, Open Objects to Idox plc, Car Buying Group to Aston Barclay

Cross-border M&A

Explorer Group (Elddis Caravans) to the Erwin Hymer Group of Germany, Simon Gibson Transport to GCA of France, Dyson Technical Ceramics

Non-core disposals

SpaceKraft (subsidiary of RM plc), Premier Products (subsidiary of James Briggs) to Selden Research


Teachers UK, The Education Specialists

Management Buyouts

Provide Education funded by HSBC, Park Leisure 2000 funded by Midlothian Capital Partners and Ares, Sash UK & Fitrite funded by Praesidian Capital, Yorkshire Repak funded by HSBC, CPD plc funded by Barclays

Capital Fundraising

Perwyn investment in The Feel Good Group, BGF investment in Operam Education

Corporate Finance – Leeds Office

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