Littlefish provides managed IT services, IT consultancy, cloud services and cyber security services.

Investment type
  • Management buyout
Exit type
  • Private equity sale
Exit date

August 2022

Re-investment date

January 2023

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LDC’s flexibility, sector expertise and financial support have helped us to build our business with confidence.”

Steve Robinson, CEO

Five years and counting

We exited our initial investment in 2022 to Bowmark Capital, and in January 2023, we reinvested for a minority shareholding, to continue our support of the management team’s growth strategy.

LDC was awarded ‘Deal of the Year (above £10m)’ at the Insider East Midlands Dealmakers Awards 2023 for the exit of Littlefish, demonstrating the team’s strong relationships with the East Midlands advisory community.


Deal of the Year (above £10m)

Insider East Midlands Dealmakers Awards 2023

Security Leader of the Year

Women in IT Excellence Awards 2019

Commitment to People Development Award

East Midlands Chamber of Commerce’s Nottinghamshire Business Awards 2019

Customer Service Excellence

Nottingham Post Business Awards 2018

SME Deal of the Year

Littlefish – Insider Midlands Dealmakers Awards 2019

Sunday Times Best Companies 1* Star Accreditation