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“Over the last three years, LDC has taken the time to get to know our business and, with its track record of supporting companies to deliver successful acquisitive growth strategies, we’re looking forward to partnering with the team throughout the next stage of our journey. "

Duncan Strike, CEO
Message Direct

Duncan Strike continued: “Their experience will also be valuable as we also look to integrate new technology such as artificial intelligence alongside the human voice element in the years to come.”

John Gassner, Investment Director at LDC, said: “Message Direct is a leading provider of outsourced telecommunication solutions with an ambitious management team, operating in a growing and fragmented market. We are excited to support Duncan and his team as the business expands through further acquisitions, enhanced customer growth and investment in technology.”

LDC has a successful track record in the Business Services sector, having made more than 25 investments into businesses with a combined enterprise value of more than £2bn, since 2012.

LDC was advised by HMT, Shoosmiths, FRP, PwC and KPMG.

Banking facilities were provided by Clydesdale Bank and HSBC.

Message Direct was advised by Steele Raymond.