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Away Resorts: organic and acquisitive growth
We did spring a very ambitious plan on them and they backed it fully.
Carl Castledine partnered with LDC to support organic and acquisitive growth at holiday park operator Away Resorts.
FC Business Intelligence: Preparing for a sale
Their investment and expertise helped us meet our objectives sooner.
LDC supported the global events company’s growth in preparation for a sale that saw it become Reuters Events.
Amberon: protecting business culture
They helped us grow without losing the Amberon way of doing things.
The board of traffic-management company, Amberon, looked to LDC to help remove barriers to growth.
The NEC Group: backing a four-year transformation
That speed of focus put a 20-30% injection of energy into the company.
Playing a key role in helping to transform The NEC Group, the UK’s live-events business of choice.
Seabrook: Investing in international expansion
Since LDC invested in our business, the team has gone above and beyond.
A private equity partnership with LDC helped much-loved Yorkshire crisp brand, Seabrook, internationalise.
BOFA International: Reaching growth potential
My ambition is to make BOFA the default name in fume extraction.
The fume-extraction specialist transformed from a small family business to an international market-leader during our partnership.
Team17: From investment to IPO
LDC has nurtured me well and been a good friend on this journey.
We supported the continued growth of this innovative video games business, through to an IPO.
Kee Safety: Long-term support
LDC has invested considerable time and resource in our business.
LDC has helped the fall-protection business reach new heights with a series of investments over eight years.
Joules: Growing revenue by 50%
LDC has been an important partner to Joules.
Our partnership with Tom Joule and his eponymous brand put the company on a firm footing for future growth.
Further case studies and portfolio
Keoghs: Long-term private equity partnership
Minority investment supported expansion across the UK at insurance-focused Top 50 law firm.
Pure Cottages Group: Successful buy and build strategy
Premium holiday cottage business trebled number of properties under management during two year private equity partnership.
Global Autocare: Driving growth across the UK
Minority investment set to accelerate national expansion of fleet solutions provider.
Martin Audio: Crowd-pleasing success
Carve out helps the management team of high-performance loudspeaker brand deliver resounding success.
Commsworld: Backing National roll-out
Leading internet company secures backing to speed organic growth across Scotland and the UK.
Croud: Global growth plans
£30m minority investment backs Founders to accelerate growth of leading digital marketing agency.
ELE Advanced Technologies: Engineering business secures investment
Partnership aims to further organic growth and support investment in capacity to meet growing demand.
SRL Traffic Systems: Investment to accelerate growth
Management buyout and £24m investment supporting capital investment programme.
Instinctif Partners: Continuing organic growth
Secondary buyout supports continued growth of leading international business communications consultancy.
Plimsoll Productions: Showcasing international ambition
Minority investment supporting TV production business as it grows natural history and documentary divisions.
Onecom: Providing greater bandwidth for success
Management team of leading telecoms provider speeding up growth plans following £100m deal.