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LDC is backing Phoenix Datacom Managing Director John Carson.


Phoenix Datacom: Backing a management buyout to accelerate growth

Supporting the existing management team to enhance its suite of cyber-security products.

Phoenix Datacom is a data and network security specialist.

Deal type
  • Management buyout

Phoenix Datacom provides solutions and services to improve on-premise and cloud application performance and cyber-security for major UK organisations across a range of sectors. Established in 1984, it has a list of longstanding blue-chip clients which includes leading financial institutions, telecoms and media businesses, broadcasters and also public sector organisations.

Based in Buckinghamshire, the business plays a key role in helping organisations to build, validate and optimise their networks and secure their most critical information. With a range of solutions and a high degree of technical expertise, Phoenix Datacom is well placed to support major businesses in their digital transformation as they scale their networks and improve their defences against the increasing risk of cyber-attack.

Private Equity Partnership

The partnership with LDC is supporting the existing management team – led by Managing Director, John Carson – to expand Phoenix Datacom’s suite of hardware and software products and related services to help its enterprise customers further enhance their cyber-security. LDC’s backing is also helping the team to explore complementary acquisitions.

John Carson, Managing Director of Phoenix Datacom, said: “We’re seeing a high demand from organisations wanting to ensure they have cutting edge technology to scale their networks and protect against cyber-threats.”

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With LDC’s support we will be able to maximise this opportunity so that we can build, scale and further enhance our product and service offering. LDC’s experience of backing growing technology businesses gives us greater confidence in delivering our future growth plan.”
John Carson, Managing Director
Phoenix Datacom

As part of the partnership with LDC, Phoenix Datacom extended its banking facilities with its longstanding banking provider, Lloyds Bank.