Matt works closely with management teams across the Midlands looking to grow their business and is responsible for identifying ambitious teams that would benefit from the support of a private equity partner.

Since joining LDC in 2012, Matt has invested more than £300million across a number of high-profile businesses in the UK, including IWS Group, Kingswood ,The NEC Group, BioZone Scientific, Prism Medical, Stuart Turner, Eley, SMH Fleet, Centiq, Ross Trustees and CitySprint, averaging over 3x return on realised investments.

Matt is currently Investor Director on the Boards of IWS Group, Kingswood and Biozone Scientific and also sits on the UK & European Capital Committee for the BVCA which represents the interests of the BVCA’s mid-market members. Previous Board positions include Stuart Turner, Kee Safety, Prism Medical, and CitySprint.

Matt recently spoke with private equity news title Real Deals about LDC’s track record in the healthcare sector – read more here.

After graduating from Nottingham Trent University with a First Class Degree in Accounting & Finance and qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Matt gained eight years of corporate finance experience with PwC and Alantra, working in the UK and North America.

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LDC have helped to guide a growth journey that has ultimately seen us expand across the UK, ramp up exports and enter new markets segments.”

Stuart Meldrum
Chief Executive, Prism Medical

Round table report: Midlands deal specialists

LDC’s Matt Newbold and a panel of advisory specialists and businesses who had recently acquired others discuss how they see the next 12 months in the deals sector.

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Round table report: Midlands deal specialists


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