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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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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.
FC Business Intelligence: Preparing for a sale
Their investment and expertise helped us meet our objectives sooner.
LDC supported the global events company’s growth in preparation for a sale that saw it become Reuters Events.
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.
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.
Seabrook: Investing in international expansion
Since LDC invested in our business, the team has gone above and beyond.
A private equity partnership with LDC helped much-loved Yorkshire crisp brand, Seabrook, internationalise.
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.
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.
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
CitySprint: Delivering support
Secondary buyout continues to support market leader through buy and build strategy.
Aqualisa: Driving new product development
Secondary buyout supports innovation and continued customer focus.
Centiq: Servicing growth
Leading IT services and software provider chooses private equity to support growth.
Software Solution Partners: International insurance solutions
Long-term partnership supporting continued innovation and customer focus following management buyout.
Eley Group: Supporting historic manufacturer
Private equity facilitates carve out from global engineering business IMI plc and supports diversification.
Express Engineering: Investing in growth from the North East
Development capital supports global precision manufacturing business to continue growth.
Angus Fire: Management buyout supports manufacturer
Investment increases capacity, drives operational improvement and supports organic growth.
The ComplEat Food Group: Management buyout supports business
Continued backing for supplier of high-end continental food to UK supermarket chains.
Pertemps: Recruiting support for growth
Creating scale to become the market leader with the support of private equity.