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Since 2012:

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23 Number of investments
£450m Amount invested
227% Average EBITDA growth of business exited
250% Average enterprise value growth of businesses exited
£11.8m Average EBITDA of businesses exited
3x Average return

LDC has built trusted partnerships with ambitious management teams across the East Midlands and East of England region covering Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Milton Keynes, Cambridge and Norwich. Our award-winning team work closely with businesses to help them to grow organically and through acquisitions.

We are passionate about playing our part in the community. All our team live and work in the region, and we’re currently funding and volunteering local food banks – to help families across our core six regions get through the cost-of-living crisis.

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We knew from the moment we met David and the LDC team that they were the right investment partner for us. Their relationship-first approach and extensive network of connections were important factors in our decision.”

Trevor Hoyle, CEO

Meet the Team

We live and work in the region – and build trusted relationships from day one.

Latest News

Founder of healthcare communications agency Lucid, discusses how a minority investment from LDC helped a buy and build strategy.

Success Stories

Our case studies – how we’ve helped our portfolio companies to grow.

East Midlands & East of England Team

Latest East Midlands & East of England News

Stonbury announces acquisition of Panton McLeod

Stonbury, the water and environment sustainability specialist, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Panton McLeod, the industry-leading advanced inspection and cleaning specialist of public, commercial and industrial water assets.

LDC contributes over £1m to charitable causes in 2023

LDC has underlined its commitment to supporting community causes across the UK by contributing over £1m to charities last year.

LDC committed to increasing investment in 2024 after a strong 2023

LDC committed to increasing investment in 2024 after a strong 2023.

LDC expands its Value Creation Partners team

LDC, a leading private equity investor, has appointed Richard Haynes as VCP Commercial Director, Natasha Fisher as VCP Commercial Manager and Arnie Fuller as VCP Technology Manager, bolstering the support it provides to management teams across its portfolio.

LDC’s annual Charity Quiz raises £185,000

Last night, we held our 16th Charity Quiz and are thrilled to have raised more than £185,000 for eight worthwhile causes. This fundraising amount is also a record in the history of the LDC Charity Quiz and brings the total amount we’ve raised since its inception in 2005 to over £1.8million.

LDC investment in Stonbury recognised at Central and East Dealmakers

LDC took home Private Equity Deal of the Year at Insider’s Central and East of England Dealmakers Awards 2023 for its investment in leading water and environmental sustainability specialist Stonbury.

Get in Touch

We are always happy to meet ambitious business leaders, so contact your local LDC team to start a conversation.


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