Since 2012:

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26 Investments
£485m Invested
£1.3bn Combined enterprise value on entry
69% Average revenue growth for exited businesses
180% Average enterprise growth for exited businesses
3.2x Average returns for exited businesses

Media is one of the UK’s most diverse and exciting sectors. In a constantly evolving landscape, creativity, content, and client service are key. Management teams have to stay on top of their game to deal with a range of challenges – everything from skills shortages to retaining a company culture while scaling at speed.

We support ambitious management teams across all sub-sectors – from film, TV and broadcast to advertising, PR, marketing, events, and gaming. There are many routes to growth, from expanding into new territories to acquisitions that complement company cultures.

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

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MSQ Partners

With LDC’s support, MSQ has tripled EBITDA and doubled revenue and headcount in four years. Watch CEO Pete Reid explain how he did it.

The benefits of private equity

CEO and Co-Founder, Luke Smith, Croud, spoke about his experience with LDC and the benefits of private equity at the BVCA High Growth 2022.

LDC named as one of the most active private equity investors


In May 2023, LDC was named as one of the most active private equity investors currently partnering with advertising, marketing and communications companies globally by Business Insider, who spoke to Partner and Co-Head of London, David Andrews:

“We are actively looking for UK-headquartered media businesses, profitable with strong growth and an exceptional management team looking for a partner to help them scale.”


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Plimsoll Productions

“We wanted to build a TV production business of scale – that’s why LDC are such an important part of the Plimsoll story.” Hear from Grant and Jonathan at Plimsoll on their journey.

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There’s an old saying that in show business there’s no show without the business and I think LDC helped bring a bit more of the business to our shows.”

Grant Mansfield, Founder and CEO, Plimsoll Productions

Meet the Team

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

Latest News

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

Success Stories

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

Speak to the Media Team

David Andrews

Partner, Co-Head of London

London

+44 (0)20 7758 3789

Oliver Schofield

Investment Director

South West & Wales

+44 (0)117 360 1979

Dan Gluckman

Investment Manager

London

+44 (0)207 758 3757

Eliza Tracey

Investment Executive

London

+44 7379 082144