CitySprint is the UK’s leading same-day distribution network. The business operates the UK’s largest privately-owned national delivery network.
It has more than 3,000 couriers, 40 service centres and a range of innovative technology solutions employed across its specialist sector products and services including retail, pharmacy, pathology and auto-parts same-day logistics.
Backing for a strategic acquisitions
In 2016, we backed the secondary buyout of CitySprint.
The investment is allowing the business to develop its innovative final-mile delivery offering as well as continuing to increase its scale via acquisitions.
Since the original transaction, the business has completed eight acquisitions including The Courier Co-operative in Birmingham and ASAP International and Peps Couriers, both located in London.
Related case studiesRead more
Amberon: protecting business culture
The board of traffic-management company, Amberon, looked to LDC to help remove barriers to growth.
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.
Keoghs: Long-term private equity partnership
Minority investment supported expansion across the UK at insurance-focused Top 50 law firm.