Rob supports ambitious management teams across the UK as they grow their business with the backing of private equity investment. He is also a member of the LDC Investment Committee.
A seasoned corporate financier, he joined LDC in 2011 and has played an integral role on a number of the firms high-profile partnerships. This includes supporting the growth ambitions of household names such as Bramble Foods, The NEC Group, Aqualisa and The Pallet Network (TPN).
During the firm’s 10-year partnership with TPN, Rob helped the business to treble revenues from £34.7m in 2007 to £119.5m in 2017. Rob has been involved in a significant number of successful exits for LDC, including Solid Solutions, Asset Solutions Group, Panther Logistics, AIM Aerospace, MB Aerospace, Benson Group, Node4, Validus and Away Resorts.
Rob studied at the University of Nottingham before going on to spend 15 years with PwC, EY and the US investment bank, Jefferies & Co, where he was Managing Director in the business’ European Aerospace and Defence investment banking sector team. His past clients have included AIM Group plc, BAE Systems, BBA Aviation, Esterline Technologies, FL Smidth, Siemens, UMECO and United Technologies Corp.