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25 Investments
£493m Invested
£1.5bn Combined enterprise value on entry
157% Average revenue growth for exited companies
3x Average returns for exited companies

The demand for greater connectivity is fuelling rapid expansion within the ICT sector. While digital transformation services are the fastest growing segment of the sector, the exponential potential of AI is also creating disruption and providing new investment opportunities.

LDC has a strong track record in supporting growth in the ICT sector. Digitalisation, M&A and expanding service lines are all reliable routes to growth, underpinned by market consolidation. The businesses that can best react and respond to these trends are looking at a bright future.

Want to know how a partnership with LDC could help your business to grow?

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Onecom

“Since LDC’s investment, we have made 11 acquisitions, doubled revenue and tripled EBITDA.”

A Non-Executive Viewpoint

AI and Technology Advancements

Royston Hoggarth, Non-Executive Director of LDC-backed mobile communications provider Cellhire, discusses the latest advancements in technology and the opportunities that exist for ICT business leaders.

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We were looking for a team with experience of working in our sector, but also one committed to supporting our acquisition strategy. The team at LDC ticked both boxes and delivered on their promises.”

Matt Parker,
CEO, Babble

Meet the Team

Thanks to our scale, experience, and success, we have significant experience in helping ICT businesses to grow, across all regions of the UK.

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The latest news and updates from portfolio companies in the ICT sector.

Success Stories

Find out how we’ve helped ICT businesses to grow.

Speak to the ICT Team

Aylesh Patel

Partner, Head of South

South

+44 (0)118 958 0274

Ana-Maria Garaba

Investment Manager

Yorkshire

+44 (0)113 235 5065

James Garland

Investment Director

South

+44 (0)118 958 0274

Francesca Speke

Investment Manager

London

+44(0)20 7758 3752

Latest ICT News

Two LDC-backed tech businesses named best performing in the UK at Megabuyte100 Awards

LDC-backed FSP and Omniplex Learning have been recognised as the best performing UK technology businesses in their fields at the Megabuyte100 Awards 2024.

A Non-Executive Viewpoint: AI and Technology Advancements

Royston Hoggarth, Non-Executive Director of LDC-backed mobile voice and data communications provider Cellhire, has more than two decades of experience in the ICT industry from a range of executive and non-executive roles with both private equity backed and publicly listed companies. He has helped numerous management teams to grow their business, and been involved in seven private equity transactions.

LDC exits Kerv following transformational growth journey

LDC has exited its investment in leading cloud and digital services provider Kerv following a transformational growth journey. During the three-year partnership, Kerv increased revenues five-fold from £20m to £100m, grew EBITDA from £3m to nearly £20m and increased headcount from 100 to 700.

Adding value to TMT businesses

LDC investors Chris Baker, Aylesh Patel and Oliver Schofield discuss why TMT businesses remain an attractive opportunity for private equity, and look at the key trends driving M&A in the sector.

LDC sponsors Megabuyte Emerging Stars Awards to celebrate growing UK tech businesses

LDC is proud to be a platinum sponsor of the Emerging Stars at the Megabuyte100 Awards 2024 to celebrate the best-performing growing technology businesses in the UK.

LDC invests in Kick ICT to support UK expansion  

LDC, the private equity investor which is part of Lloyds Banking Group, has made a significant investment in Kick ICT, Scotland’s largest independent IT managed service provider, as it accelerates its UK-wide expansion plans.