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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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Texthelp: Delivering growth
Our partnership with LDC helped us go further, faster.
Private equity partnership supports 40 per cent growth in revenues and launch of transformative new products.
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.
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.
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.
Babble: Acquisitive IT business
We were looking for a team with experience of working in our sector.
First three years of partnership supports six acquisitions with £9milion of follow-on funding.
Addo Food Group: Supportive secondary buyout
This milestone follows three years of successful partnership with LDC.
Private equity partnership for owner of Walls savoury pastries and Pork Farms pork pies furthers market leadership.
Fishawack Health: £18.5m follow on funding
We set the wheels in motion on our ambitious expansion plans.
Management buyout enabled five acquisitions to further Fishawack Health’s international expansion.
Microlease: Decade of support
Our 10-year partnership with LDC enabled us to transform the business.
Patient capital and 10-year private equity partnership supported 800 per cent increase in enterprise value.
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
Scottish Equity Partners: Funding the future of tech
LDC backed award-winning hi-tech and clean energy venture capital fund to support high growth companies.
Cuts Ice: Minority investment in manufacturer
Support for founder and entrepreneur to enable investment in infrastructure.
TXM Plant: Supporting investment in infrastructure
Management buyout helps team to capitalise on UK’s commitment to rail networks.
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.
Pertemps: Recruiting support for growth
Creating scale to become the market leader with the support of private equity.