Ana-Maria works with ambitious management teams across Yorkshire, helping them to realise their ambitions for growth with the support of a private equity partner.

Ana-Maria joined LDC in 2022 after having spent almost three years in leveraged finance with Lloyds Bank where she focused on mid-market private equity-backed transactions across a broad range of sectors, including TMT, healthcare and industrials.

Ana-Maria also held roles in the wider Commercial Banking division of Lloyds Bank, working in the SME and Mid-Market relationship teams, as well as in restructuring.

Ana-Maria graduated from Oxford Brookes University and is a CIMA qualified accountant. Outside work, Ana-Maria enjoys travelling and is a keen tennis player.

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With LDC’s support we’re now at an exciting stage of our journey to broaden our proposition through technology and service.”

Tim Williams, Chairman

Ask the experts: Life behind the scenes in a private equity firm

Sophie Isaacs and Ana-Maria Garaba joined the Yorkshire team of LDC in January 2022, just as the firm announced a new commitment to invest in at least 100 mid-market businesses nationally over the next five years. Here, they talk to us about their experiences so far.

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