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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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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.
Martin Audio: Crowd-pleasing success
Our partnership gave us the perfect platform to invest in key growth areas.
Carve out helps the management team of high-performance loudspeaker brand deliver resounding success.
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.
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.
Kee Safety: Long-term support
LDC has invested considerable time and resource in our business.
LDC has helped the fall-protection business reach new heights with a series of investments over eight years.
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.
BOFA International: Reaching growth potential
My ambition is to make BOFA the default name in fume extraction.
The fume-extraction specialist transformed from a small family business to an international market-leader during our partnership.
Amberon: protecting business culture
They helped us grow without losing the Amberon way of doing things.
The board of traffic-management company, Amberon, looked to LDC to help remove barriers to growth.
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
Beekman Associates: Enhancing a market-leading platform
LDC’s investment in Beekman Associates is helping the management team further develop its leading marketing procurement platform RightSpend.
Kerv: The £30million tech merger
Alastair Mills and Mike Ing, in partnership with LDC, have brought together DoubleEdge Professional Services, Foehn, and Metaphor IT as part of an ambitious invest and grow strategy.
Aker Systems: A strategic partnership
LDC’s strategic partnership with Aker Systems will support the management team as they further invest in research and development.
James & James: Providing a smarter solution to more customers
James and James Fulfilment secured an £11million investment from LDC to further enhance its market-leading, software-enabled e-fulfilment proposition.
Ashtons: Developing a leading software-led healthcare business
Partnering with LDC to develop software services, and expand its pharmaceutical warehousing and distribution infrastructure.
Solid Solutions: A blueprint to expand
Supporting the firm’s nationwide expansion and development of new services.
Keoghs: Long-term private equity partnership
Minority investment supported expansion across the UK at insurance-focused Top 50 law firm.
Pure Cottages Group: Successful buy and build strategy
Premium holiday cottage business trebled number of properties under management during two year private equity partnership.
Global Autocare: Driving growth across the UK
Minority investment set to accelerate national expansion of fleet solutions provider.
Commsworld: Backing National roll-out
Leading internet company secures backing to speed organic growth across Scotland and the UK.