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We’ve backed the management teams of fast-growing technology businesses for over 40 years and are proud to remain one of the most active private equity firms in the sector – which remains a key focus for LDC. We look forward to celebrating companies with the drive to take their business to the next level through our sponsorship of the Emerging Stars.”

Chris Baker, Partner

Richard Ibbett, Investment Director at LDC, said: “The tech sector continues to be as dynamic as it is resilient, with businesses of all sizes, from growing businesses to well-established listed players, helping the UK to build on its leading reputation as a global centre of innovation.”

In 2023, four of our portfolio companies were featured in the Megabuyte50 list of UK’s best performing private companies, including; Real Digital, iamproperty, FSP and Evolution Funding Group, alongside former portfolio company CIPHR. Additional current and previous portfolio companies listed over the years include Texthelp, James & James, Ensek and Commsworld.

Since 2012, LDC has supported 86 technology, ICT and media businesses from right across the UK with over £1.8bn of investment. On average, businesses in these sectors exited during the same period have increased their enterprise value by 272% and generated 3.3x money multiple.

Click here to read more about the Megabuyte100 Awards 2024.