Gareth leads LDC’s team in the North East & Scotland. He works closely with management teams helping them to realise their growth ambitions with the support of a private equity partner.

Since joining LDC in 2017, he has supported a range of ambitious, fast-growing businesses across the region including Cleveland Containers, AspireConnect Health, iamproperty, Linley & Simpson, Mandata and Pelsis. He leads LDC’s investment partnership with Lomond Group,  helping the residential lettings specialist expand its UK footprint through an ambitious buy and build strategy.

Prior to joining LDC, Gareth had 12 years’ corporate finance experience, supporting the growth of mid-market businesses across a range of sectors, including healthcare, property, chemical and industrial manufacturing.

After graduating from the University of Nottingham with a degree in Manufacturing Engineering and Management, Gareth qualified as an accountant at KPMG before joining PwC, where he was an M&A Director for the firm, based in the North East and responsible for providing corporate finance lead advisory services to a wide range of clients.

Gareth sits on the boards of LDC portfolio companies Cleveland Containers, Aspire, Connect Health, Lomond Group and iamproperty.

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Gareth, Mike and Naomi at LDC are passionate about helping us to deliver on our vision to provide cutting edge technology to our clients. The investment marks a new chapter for Aspire which will enable us to move to the next level. It’s such an exciting time.”

Chris Fraser, CEO
Aspire Technology Solutions


Private Equity Deal of the Year

Aspire Technology Solutions – Insider North East Dealmakers 2022

Dealmaker of the Year

Gareth Marshall – Insider North East Dealmakers 2022

Private Equity Deal of the Year

NBS – Insider North East Dealmakers

Deal of the Year (£5m – £25m)

Linley & Simpson – Insider Yorkshire Dealmakers