Matthew Spence


Matt is part of the Corporate Finance team at Dow Schofield Watts having joined in 2019. He has advised companies across the UK mid-market on transactions including trade sales, MBOs, private equity and debt fundraising and has sector experience in retail, leisure, manufacturing and IT & business support services.

His previous role was at Ernst and Young, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and spent 6 years in Assurance covering a client base ranging from FTSE 100 to private mid-market businesses.



Yorkshire Insider Dealmakers Awards International Deal of the Year 2022

Yorkshire Accountancy Awards Niche Firm of the Year 2021

Yorkshire Insider Dealmaker Awards Corporate Finance Team of the Year 2019



Recent deals that Matt has worked on include – 

Sale of Gem Scientific and Northern Balance to Scientific Laboratory Supplies 

Sale of PEAK Pipe Systems to SIMONA AG of Germany

Management Buyout of Carnaby Caravans funded by Shawbrook and FDC

Growth Capital deal for Northern Building Plastics funded by BGF 



Keen traveller of European cities. Football, boxing and golf enthusiast and a fan of Leeds United. Matt also enjoys spending time with friends, family and a very demanding boxer dog!