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Bringing on board an experienced and well-connected investment partner in LDC felt right at this juncture and we’re excited to be moving forward with their support."

Piers Latimer, Chief Executive Officer

“We have established a worldwide reputation for developing high-quality strategic events that deliver the insights business leaders need to direct their companies and shape their markets. With demand for our services only set to increase, we’re in a great position to accelerate growth.”

David Andrews, investment director at LDC in London, added: “Piers and his management team have overseen a remarkable period of growth for FCBI thanks to their focus on content-rich, delegate-led events that deliver real value to more than 9,000 attendees and 1,400 sponsors and exhibitors each year. The opportunity now is for the management team to strengthen and extend this growth and we’re looking forward to supporting them on this journey.”

Banking facilities were provided by Muzinich & Co. Limited and HSBC.

LDC was advised by Houlihan Lokey, Plural Strategy Group, Eversheds Sutherland and BDO.

FCBI was advised by JEGI | CLARITY and CMS.