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Craig has an extensive network in the region and has played an important role in supporting our investment pipeline in the past. He will be a valuable asset to the team.”

Richard Whitwell
Head of LDC in the Midlands

Craig Hinde, Origination Director, said: “LDC has a long-established reputation as the leading private equity investor in the Midlands and it’s great to rejoin a team involved in so many of the region’s standout growth stories. The Midlands is home to a number of world-class businesses, which have shown resilience and adaptability during the pandemic, and are now in a great position to make the most of new opportunities moving forward.”

LDC’s Midlands team has invested more than £1.4billion in over 175 management teams over the last 40 years, with its portfolio spanning a broad range of sectors including technology, manufacturing, professional services and leisure.