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LDC has backed FSP’s ambitious management team. Left to right: Tim Ebenezer, Simon Grosse and Simon Walker

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Foundation SP: Backing a people-centric digital transformation business

Multi-million pound minority investment to support organic growth.

Sector
  • Technology, Media, Telecoms

Foundation SP is a specialist Digital Transformation services provider.

Headquartered in Reading, Foundation SP (FSP) is an award-winning provider of Digital Transformation services to large enterprises and public sector organisations. Its portfolio of cloud, productivity, data and artificial intelligence offerings alongside trusted managed services delivery are transforming high-profile clients across a range of sectors.

FSP employs 80 people and its people-centric approach has seen the business win numerous awards in recognition of its outstanding working culture. It is currently ranked #1 in the Great Place to Work UK® Best Workplaces™ medium category.

Supporting organic growth

In December 2020, FSP secured a multi-million-pound minority investment to support the company’s bold organic growth strategy, enabling it to expand its client base and suite of digital and software services, as well as providing an opportunity to explore complementary acquisitions. LDC’s Value Creation Partners will work closely with the existing management team to support strategy development.

LDC is backing FSP’s ambitious management team, led by Simon Grosse (Chief Executive Officer), Simon Walker (Chief Customer Officer), and Tim Ebenezer (Chief Digital Officer). Sharon Baylay joins as a Non-Executive Director bringing extensive executive experience and a network encompassing brands including Microsoft and the BBC.

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This deal marks a key next step in Foundation SP’s growth journey. I’m extremely proud of all of our employees who have enabled us to build such strong customer relationships and an incredibly successful model. We know that partnering with LDC will help us to scale while remaining true to our culture and ethos.”
Simon Grosse, CEO
Foundation SP

Awards

No.1 Best Workplace for Women (medium sized company)

Great Place to Work Institute