Keith Benson


Keith joined the DSW Corporate Finance team in February 2012 from KPMG’s Preston office. He is a graduate in Mathematics and Economics from the London School of Economics and a qualified Chartered Accountant. Prior to joining KPMG, Keith spent 10 years working as a fintech software engineer based in the City of London.

Keith is an experienced mid-market corporate finance adviser, with expertise in buy side and sell side trade deals, as well as private equity, venture capital and debt. His background as a technologist has provided a deep knowledge and understanding of software and technology which Keith has leveraged in the provision of specialist advisory in the software, IT services and telecoms sectors.

He has been involved in DSW Ventures since the network’s first investment in March 2018 and co-founded the business as a separate entity within the DSW Group in October 2019.

Keith spends most of his spare time at the stables with his wife and daughters. He also plays the guitar and is a keen cook.

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