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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
Plimsoll Productions: Showcasing international ambition
Minority investment supporting TV production business as it grows natural history and documentary divisions.
Onecom: Providing greater bandwidth for success
Management team of leading telecoms provider speeding up growth plans following £100m deal.
Texthelp: Communicating growth
Private equity investment set to accelerate growth and development of solutions at leading education technology specialist.
Equiom: International buy and build partnership
Long term partnership and follow on funding supports 20 acquisitions and internationalisation of professional services company.
MSQ Partners: Multi-disciplinary growth plans
Private equity investment and expertise supporting development at fast growing marketing and communications group.
Amberjack: Recruiting support
Private equity backing ambitious management team of specialist recruitment software and services provider.
Littlefish: Expanding service offering
Minority investment supporting management’s plans to accelerate growth at managed IT services provider.
Evolution Funding: Driving growth at motor finance technology firm
Development capital deal valuing business at £110m enables investment in technology to create scale.
Zip World: High-speed growth plans
Outdoor adventure business secures minority investment to add sites and attractions across the UK.
ByBox: Successful supply chain solutions
Private equity partnership with founder sees enterprise value double through international expansion.
PEI Media Group: Investing in digital and content
Management buyout supports development and growth of specialist media business.