Ed is responsible for identifying ambitious management teams that would benefit from private equity investment to help meet their growth objectives. He also works closely with the portfolio of businesses LDC supports across London to help find complementary buy and build acquisition opportunities.

Ed joined LDC in 2019 and has played a lead role in the origination of LDC’s investment in 15Below, Sedex and Rdi.

Ed previously held relationship management and client origination roles at Credit Suisse, Barclays, L’Oréal and most recently PwC – where he worked with a variety of private and private equity-backed businesses, from start-up to established multinational, and everything in between.

Ed graduated with a degree in Economics and French from the University of Bristol in 2010.

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This investment allows us to embark on an exciting new chapter for the business continuing to expand and develop our market-leading technological solutions across our broad client base. LDC has really taken the time to get to know our team and the company. With their support, we have the perfect platform to help us to drive the business forward.”

Barry Stephens, REAL Digital International
Managing Director