Texthelp is a market leading international education and corporate software provider.

Investment type
  • Secondary buyout
Exit type
  • Private equity sale
Exit date

December 2020

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Our partnership with LDC helped us go further, faster. The team believed in the potential of our business, and our ability to deliver on our plans. They provided the investment, support and expertise to help us accelerate a truly differentiating digital transformation in a relatively short space of time.”

Martin McKay, CEO

In December 2020, LDC exited its investment in Texthelp to Five Arrows, following a period of significant growth. During the 18-month partnership, revenues at the business increased 40 per cent from £19m to £27m, with a strengthening pipeline of prospective new customers.

LDC, The Prince’s Trust and Texthelp

LDC’s partnership with The Prince’s Trust is set to help more than 1,200 young people to launch their own business.

Martin McKay, CEO & Founder of Texthelp, understands first-hand the impact The Prince’s Trust can have on the entrepreneurial ambitions of young people.

He founded his education technology business when he was in his twenties, with support from The Prince’s Trust.

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LDC, The Prince’s Trust and Texthelp