Private Equity Success Stories
Your success matters most
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.
- All companies
- All companies
- Current portfolio
- Travel & leisure
- Technology, Media, Telecoms
- Support services
- Retail & consumer
- Construction & property
- Financial services
- LDC Region
- South West & Wales
- Yorkshire & North East
- North West
- Growth strategy
- Buy and build
- Business improvement
- Transaction type
- Carve out
- Development capital
- Management buyout
- Secondary buyout
- International trade sale
- Private equity sale
- Trade sale
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
Foundation SP: Backing a people-centric digital transformation business
Multi-million pound minority investment to support organic growth.
Phoenix Datacom: Backing a management buyout to accelerate growth
Supporting the existing management team to enhance its suite of cyber-security products.
CIPHR: Acquisitive cloud-based software provider
Four acquisitions during four-year partnership supports growth at HR software provider.
NBS: Partnering for growth
Leading technology platform for the construction industry internationalises with private equity support.
Panther Logistics: Delivering growth
Investment through a management buyout doubles revenues and triples profit in four years.
Rhino Products: Backing international ambition
LDC’s partnership with Rhino Products is supporting an international growth strategy.
Kerv: The £30million tech merger
Alastair Mills and Mike Ing, in partnership with LDC, have brought together DoubleEdge Professional Services, Foehn, and Metaphor IT as part of an ambitious invest and grow strategy.
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.