Learn how private equity helped Peter Reid to grow his business – doubling revenue and headcount, and tripling EBITDA in four years through a focus on buy and build and ESG.Download
From the beginning LDC made it clear to us that they wanted to back a management team and allow that team to run the business. They were true to their word.”
Tim Warrillow, Chief Executive Fever-Tree
Jan Steele, Founder
“The LDC team was authentic, approachable and very enthusiastic about our business. They offered not only financial investment, but strategic and tactical support.”
Alan Sampson, Founder
“We couldn’t have asked for a more supportive and engaging partner. The investment enabled us to accelerate growth plans.”
Richard Tredwin, CEO
SRL Traffic Systems
“Our partnership with LDC has not only helped us to bring on-board the best talent and grow our physical footprint, but it has turbocharged our ambition to become a market leader.”
Meet the Leader
Gehan Talwatte is a serial entrepreneur whose obsession with data has helped him turn several businesses into runaway successes. When he joined a small division of an aviation insurance firm back in 2005, he knew nothing about aircraft – but understood the power of data to revolutionise a business model.
Four Decades of Ambitious Partnerships
We have backed more than 650 businesses with over £5.5bn of investment since 1981, supporting management teams across the UK to fulfil their growth ambitions and build great businesses. What better way to mark our 40th Anniversary than with the experiences of those business leaders we’ve backed over the decades.
This is a collection of 40 of those partnerships, from the perspective of the business leaders themselves.