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David supports ambitious management teams across the Midlands looking to grow their business with the backing of a private equity partner.
Since joining LDC in 2016, he’s supported a number of the firm’s high profile partnerships. This includes LDC’s investment in managed IT services provider Littlefish, Neilson Active Holidays, the UK’s leading provider of overseas active holidays, and Ensek, one of the UK’s top 20 cloud technology businesses.
He has also played a key role in the firm’s support of Atcore, which has now established itself as one of the leading technology providers in the travel sector, and Forest Holidays.
David is actively involved in LDC’s Backing Youth Ambition partnership with The Princes’ Trust and has been involved in a number of recent initiatives at schools in the Midlands.
With more than 15 years’ experience, David joined LDC from Global Leisure Partners (GLP), the leisure and consumer focused advisor and investor, where he was a Managing Director focused on UK transactions. At GLP, he worked with household name brands such as Virgin Active, British Car Auctions, Stonegate Pubs, CarTrawler, Supercell, Wolseley, Principal Hayley hotels and Betfred. He also advised and co-invested alongside a wide range of small to large cap private equity firms.
After graduating from London School of Economics, David qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC in London.
Outside of work, I can be found playing football, running or chasing my children around.”
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