Yann is a member of LDC’s Investment Committee and sits on some of LDC’s portfolio company boards.

During his 15 years at LDC, Yann has supported the growth of a broad range of businesses including Acora, Babble, Martin Audio, ByBox, Clifford Thames, Microlease, Property Software Group, Connect Managed Services, Airclaims and Ascend. He played an integral role in LDC’s 10-year partnership with Microlease and helped the management team to integrate six complementary businesses in the UK, US and Europe, grow revenues from £17million to more than £100million, and increase profits from £6million to £35million.

He also supports businesses in the LDC portfolio through his role as a non-executive director at Lucida Group, OnecomKerv and Acora.

With more than 20 years’ investment experience, Yann’s work spans business services and technology, and his deals have included a mixture of management buyouts, secondary buyouts and development capital investments.

Yann has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of Business.

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I have been talking to LDC for more than a decade and believe they’re the partner we need for the next stage in our journey. We have a strong M&A playbook while driving further innovation and organic growth; we’re very much looking forward to working with Yann Souillard and the LDC team.”

David Rabson, CEO


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