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What is private equity?

Put simply, private equity provides investment to grow your business or fund a change in ownership – in return for a share in the company. Unlike raising debt, you’ll also be backed by experienced business partners. Helping you open up growth opportunities without losing control of your business.

Private equity insights and useful resources

Private equity and the role of an FD

For a Finance Director or CFO, private equity isn’t just a way of raising growth capital. It can allow you to focus on where the business is going rather than getting distracted by more short-term concerns.

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4 ways private equity helps you stay in control

You’ve spent years building your business from the ground up – it’s your baby. You know you need outside investment to take you to the next level, but understandably you’re worried about losing control.

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5 strategies for business growth

Private equity can provide you with the investment you need to grow your business, your way – no matter the economic climate. You’ll be backed by experienced business partners, there to offer the guidance you need.

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Building for growth through acquisition

LDC’s support can prove pivotal in your growth journey as you build scale and gain market share. Find out more in our Building for Growth short brochure.

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for growth

The combination of investment and support means private equity can help you achieve your ambitious growth plans. Whether you’re looking to implement a buy and build strategy and acquire another company or expand internationally – LDC’s financial investment and M&A expertise could be invaluable.

You might be more focussed on organic growth or making business improvements – LDC can bring energy, focus and relevant experience to complement your team. Private equity can even help you prepare for an IPO if your ambition is to float your business on the stock market.

We’ll work to understand your priorities and help you choose the right growth strategies for your business.

What are the types
of private equity deal?

There are many different types of private equity deals. You might have ambitions to outperform your market and continue to grow your business. You might be part of an ambitious management team looking to buy the business you run. Or you may be looking to step back and sell all or part of your business. Whatever your plans, you need a partner you can trust.