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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
James & James: Providing a smarter solution to more customers
James and James Fulfilment secured an £11million investment from LDC to further enhance its market-leading, software-enabled e-fulfilment proposition.
Ellis Whittam: Minority investment
Our four-year partnership with Ellis Whittam Founder Mark Ellis and his team enabled expansion of the business across the UK.
Giacom: Investing in technology
Private equity support proves the sky is the limit for cloud marketplace business.
Mitrefinch: Doubling revenues through investment
Workforce management software business grows to £24m turnover through investment in technology and international expansion.
Beekman Associates: Enhancing a market-leading platform
LDC’s investment in Beekman Associates is helping the management team further develop its leading marketing procurement platform RightSpend.
Aker Systems: A strategic partnership
LDC’s strategic partnership with Aker Systems will support the management team as they further invest in research and development.
Ashtons: Developing a leading software-led healthcare business
Partnering with LDC to develop software services, and expand its pharmaceutical warehousing and distribution infrastructure.
Amberon: protecting business culture
The board of traffic-management company, Amberon, looked to LDC to help remove barriers to growth.
Martin Audio: Crowd-pleasing success
Carve out helps the management team of high-performance loudspeaker brand deliver resounding success.
Kee Safety: Long-term support
LDC has helped the fall-protection business reach new heights with a series of investments over eight years.
BOFA International: Reaching growth potential
The fume-extraction specialist transformed from a small family business to an international market-leader during our partnership.