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BioZone: Accelerating international expansion plans

Backing the management team to meet growing international demand.

Sector
  • Healthcare

Biozone is a developer of commercial-grade UV lighting solutions used in disinfection, sanitation and purification systems.

Deal type
  • Management buyout

BioZone is one of the leading developers of commercial-grade UV lighting solutions used in disinfection, sanitation and purification systems. Founded over 25 years ago, the company has operations in five countries covering the UK, Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America. Its clients include multinational leisure and transport businesses.

With LDC’s backing, the business plans to accelerate sales in the US, open new in-country offices in other key territories and invest in the development of next-generation products.

Industry expansion expertise

LDC, which has a long track record of supporting specialist manufacturing companies to expand internationally, is backing Director Paul Morris, who became CEO as part of the transaction.

Mark Huxtable, former CEO of ventilation solutions group Nuaire, and industry expert Kevin Sargeant, will join as Non-Executive Chairman and Non-Executive Director respectively.

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LDC quickly understood the potential of our technology but also the challenges in scaling a business like ours. The fact they’ve supported so many other specialist manufacturers to achieve their goals gave us confidence that they were the right partner for growth.”
Paul Morris, CEO
BioZone Scientific