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We’ve helped hundreds of UK business leaders achieve their goals – and we could do the same for you. Read our case studies and view our current portfolio by sector, growth strategy, transaction type or region.
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Texthelp: Delivering growth
Our partnership with LDC helped us go further, faster.
Private equity partnership supports 40 per cent growth in revenues and launch of transformative new products.
Team17: From investment to IPO
LDC has nurtured me well and been a good friend on this journey.
We supported the continued growth of this innovative video games business, through to an IPO.
Away Resorts: organic and acquisitive growth
We did spring a very ambitious plan on them and they backed it fully.
Carl Castledine partnered with LDC to support organic and acquisitive growth at holiday park operator Away Resorts.
The NEC Group: backing a four-year transformation
That speed of focus put a 20-30% injection of energy into the company.
Playing a key role in helping to transform The NEC Group, the UK’s live-events business of choice.
Babble: Acquisitive IT business
We were looking for a team with experience of working in our sector.
First three years of partnership supports six acquisitions with £9milion of follow-on funding.
Addo Food Group: Supportive secondary buyout
This milestone follows three years of successful partnership with LDC.
Private equity partnership for owner of Walls savoury pastries and Pork Farms pork pies furthers market leadership.
Fishawack Health: £18.5m follow on funding
We set the wheels in motion on our ambitious expansion plans.
Management buyout enabled five acquisitions to further Fishawack Health’s international expansion.
Microlease: Decade of support
Our 10-year partnership with LDC enabled us to transform the business.
Patient capital and 10-year private equity partnership supported 800 per cent increase in enterprise value.
Joules: Growing revenue by 50%
LDC has been an important partner to Joules.
Our partnership with Tom Joule and his eponymous brand put the company on a firm footing for future growth.
Further case studies and portfolio
SMH Fleet Solutions: investing in technology to drive growth
LDC helped the business to enhance its technological infrastructure and improve customer service.
Wifinity: making new connections across the UK
Providing major investment for a leader internet service provider.
REAL Digital: Enhancing market share
Supporting a management team to build on its existing growth strategy.
Texecom: Carving out to accelerate growth
LDC backed the management team to support the management buyout of Texecom from FTSE 100-listed technology group Halma plc
Pelsis: Global growth through acquisitions
Secondary buyout helps leading European manufacturer to expand to the US through acquisition.
Sigmat: Building success at Yorkshire ‘Manufacturer of the Year’
Innovative construction specialist invests in manufacturing capabilities and service offering to expand across the UK.
PAM: Supporting a series of new product launches
Backing the existing management team to drive organic growth and launch new products and services.
Hybrid: Creating a platform to grow
Backing the existing management team to pursue domestic and international growth ambitions.
Headland: Fuelling future growth plans
Backing the existing management team to support an ambitious organic growth strategy.
Kee Safety: Long-term support
LDC has helped the fall-protection business reach new heights with a series of investments over 10 years.