Lead Forensics

Christian is responsible for ensuring LDC continues to support the growth ambitions of businesses and management teams that would benefit from the backing of a private equity partner.

Since joining the firm in 2014, he has led LDC’s investment partnerships in REAL Digital, Ashtons Hospital Pharmacy Services, Lucid Group, Paladone, BOFA International and Clifford Thames.

He has supported the management teams of Paladone, Clifford Thames and BOFA International as they each grew overseas before their sales to separate international strategic acquirers.

Christian graduated with a degree in Engineering and Management from Kings’ College, London. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen, spending several years working in corporate finance at the firm, before moving into private equity. Prior to joining LDC, Christian was a Partner at Gresham Private Equity, where he worked for more than 16 years and completed 19 investments with a further 11 bolt-on acquisitions.

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LDC has given us the confidence to make decisions as bold as our ambitions and pushed us in exciting new directions we would have been reluctant to explore without the support of an experienced investor.”
Yann Le Bouedec, Commercial Director
Paladone

Awards

Deal of the Year under £25m

BOFA International – Thames Valley Deal Awards

Deal of the Year over £25m

Clifford Thames – Thames Valley Deal Awards