Dewi is responsible for leading LDC’s teams across the South West and Wales, and ensuring the firm continues to support the growth ambitions of businesses based there. 

He is a highly experienced mid-market and private equity investment specialist. Since joining LDC in 2016, he has led the MBO of tech-enabled marine services business Idwal, the £18m investment in global pharmaceutical development organisation TMC Pharma Services, the £13m investment in digital media firm Hybrid, the SBO of Sohonet and the investments in outdoor adventure business Zip World and IT services company Vista.  He has also led LDC’s partnership with Plimsoll Productions and its subsequent £131m sale to ITV plc and ADEY, which after four years was exited in a £210m transaction to Polypipe Group plc.

After graduating from Bristol University, Welsh-speaker Dewi qualified as a chartered accountant at EY in Cardiff before joining its Lead Advisory / Mergers and Acquisitions team in 1998. He then went on to lead Deloitte’s Corporate Finance Advisory business in Wales, as well as its UK and global building products sector and regional markets initiative.

In 2023, Dewi was crowned Dealmaker of the Year at the Wales Insider Dealmakers.

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I’ve also really enjoyed working with LDC. Their insights have been invaluable and we’ve had quite a lot of fun building the business together.”

Grant Mansfield
CEO & Founder, Plimsoll Productions


Deal of the year (£10m+)

Insider South West Dealmakers 2024

Dealmaker of the Year

Insider Wales Dealmakers 2023

Funder of the Year

Insider Wales Dealmakers 2023

Deal of the Year/Private Equity Deal of the Year

Idwal – Insider Wales Dealmakers 2023

Private Equity House of the Year

Insider South West Dealmakers 2022, 2018 & 2017

Medium-sized Deal of the Year

Hybrid – Insider South West Dealmakers

Deal of the Year

ADEY – Insider South West Dealmakers

Funding Team of the Year

Insider South West Dealmakers