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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
Foundation SP: Backing a people-centric digital transformation business
Multi-million pound minority investment to support organic growth.
NBS: Partnering for growth
Leading technology platform for the construction industry internationalises with private equity support.
Panther Logistics: Delivering growth
Investment through a management buyout doubles revenues and triples profit in four years.
Ross Trustees: Providing a financial platform to support organic growth
Independent professional trustee and pensions support services business partners with LDC to grow market share.
Giacom: Investing in technology
Private equity support proves the sky is the limit for cloud marketplace business.
Babble: Acquisitive IT business
First three years of partnership supports six acquisitions with £9milion of follow-on funding.
Adler & Allan: Creating an environment for growth
Multiple acquisitions support expansion of leading oil and environmental services business.
Addo Food Group: Supportive secondary buyout
Private equity partnership for owner of Walls savoury pastries and Pork Farms pork pies furthers market leadership.
Winterbotham Darby: Nine-year partnership to support success
Transformational private equity partnership for leading chilled foods provider.
Rhino Products: Backing international ambition
LDC’s partnership with Rhino Products is supporting an international growth strategy.
Ellis Whittam: Minority investment
Our four-year partnership with Ellis Whittam Founder Mark Ellis and his team enabled expansion of the business across the UK.