Awards

LDC is a leading player in the UK private equity industry and has received a number of both regional and national awards. As an organisation we are particularly proud to receive such recognition but, equally, understand that much of this could not be achieved without the support of the local communities in which LDC operates.

2014

  • Private Equity Firm of the Year - Solent Deal Awards
  • Funding Team of the Year - Insider East Midlands Dealmakers
  • Dealmaker of the Year - (Andy Grove) Insider East Midlands Dealmakers
  • Deal of the Year (Joules) - Insider East Midlands Dealmakers
  • Private Equity House of the Year - Thames Valley Deal Awards
  • Dealmaker of the Year - (Yann Souillard) Thames Valley Deal Awards
  • Private Equity House of the Year - Insider South East Dealmakers
  • Dealmaker of the Year - (Yann Souillard) Insider South East Dealmakers

2013

  • Deal of the Year (MB Aerospace) - Deal and Dealmakers Awards, Scotland
  • MBO/MBI of the Year (MB Aerospace) - Deal and Dealmakers Awards, Scotland
  • Private Equity House of the Year - M&A Awards
  • Mid-Market Management Team of the Year (A-Gas) - National BVCA Management Team Awards
  • CEO of the Year (Steve Oliver, Entertainment Magpie) - National BVCA Management Team Awards
  • Funding Team of the Year - Insider East Midlands Dealmakers Awards
  • Mid-Market Management Team of the Year (Bifold Group) - North West BVCA Management Team Awards
  • Exit Management Team of the Year (Eveden) - Midlands BVCA Management Team Awards
  • CEO of the Year - Tracy Lewis (Eveden) - Midlands BVCA Management Team Awards
  • Mid-Market Management Team of the Year (A-Gas) - South West BVCA Management Team Awards
  • International Impact Team of the Year (A-Gas) - South West BVCA Management Team Awards
  • CEO of the Year – John Rutley (A-Gas) - South West BVCA Management Team Awards

2012

  • Deal of the Year (Bifold Group) - Insider North West Dealmakers
  • Private Equity Team of the Year - Insider North West Dealmakers
  • Private Equity House of the Year - Insider Midlands Dealmakers
  • VC and Dealmaker of the Year - (Martin Draper) Insider Midlands Dealmakers
  • Private Equity House of the Year - Insider Yorkshire Dealmakers Awards
  • Private Equity House of the Year - Insider Central & East Dealmaker Awards
  • Deal of the Year (Evander) - Insider Central & East Dealmaker Awards
  • Funding Team of the Year - Insider East Midlands Dealmakers Awards
  • International Impact Management Team of the Year (A-Gas) - BVCA Management Team Awards
  • Community & Environmental Action Award (Forest) - BVCA Management Team Awards
  • Mid-Market Management Team of the Year (Trustmarque Solution) - North East BVCA Management Team Awards
  • Mid-Market Management Team of the Year (Entertainment Magpie) - North West BVCA Management Team Awards
  • Industry Award - Ocean Outdoor (Lovecontent Awards 2012)

2011

  • Private Equity House of the Year - Insider Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards
  • Dealmaker of the Year - John Swarbrick (Insider Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards)
  • Private Equity Provider of the Year - John Swarbrick (Insider Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards)
  • Deal of the Year - Driver Hire (Insider Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards)
  • Private Equity House of the Year - Insider Central & East England Dealmaker Awards
  • Dealmaker of the Year - Martin Draper (Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Venture Capitalist of the Year - Martin Draper (Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Private Equity House of the Year - Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards
  • Dealmaker of the Year - John Garner (Insider East Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Private Equity House of the Year - Insider South West Dealmaker Awards
  • Deal of the Year - A-Gas International (Insider South West Dealmaker Awards)

2010

  • Mid-Market House of the Year - Unquote" British Private Equity Awards
  • Private Equity Team of the Year - Insider Central and East England Dealmaker Awards
  • Private Equity House of the Year - Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards
  • Venture Capitalist of the Year - Martin Draper (Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Dealmaker of the Year - Martin Draper (Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Funding Team of the Year - Insider East Midlands Dealmaker Awards
  • Dealmaker of the Year - John Garner (Insider East Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Venture Capital Firm of the Year - Thames Valley Business Magazine
  • Mid-Market Deal of the Year - Snell & Wilcox merger with Pro-Bel (Thames Valley Business Magazine)

2009

  • Deal of the Year - Quantum Specials (Insider Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards)
  • Private Equity House of the Year (Insider Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards)
  • Private Equity Provider of the Year - John Swarbrick (Insider Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards)
  • Dealmaker of the Year - John Swarbrick (Insider Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards)
  • Private Equity Team of the Year (Insider North West Dealmaker Awards)
  • Private Equity House of the Year (Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Dealmaker of the Year - Martin Draper (Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Venture Capitalist of the Year - Martin Draper (Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Deal of the Year - Nuclear Engineering Services Ltd (Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Funding Team of the Year (Insider East Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Deal of the Year - Quantum Specials - (Insider North East Dealmaker Awards)

2008

  • Venture Capitalist of the Year - Martin Draper (Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Funding Team of the Year (Insider East Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Private Equity Firm of the Year (LDC South) - (Insider South East Dealmaker Awards)
  • Venture Capital Firm of the Year (LDC South) - (Business Magazine Group Thames Valley Dealmaker Awards)
  • Venture Capital Firm of the Year (Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Venture Capital Deal of the Year - Penn Pharmaceuticals (Insider Wales Dealmaker Awards)
  • Private Equity Firm of the Year (EN North West Dealmaker Awards)
  • Deal of the Year - Apollo Group (M&A Awards)
  • Private Equity Deal of the Year - GVA Grimley (Birmingham Post)
  • Private Equity Deal of the Year - CMG (Birmingham Post)

2007

  • Venture Capital House of the Year (Insider Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards)
  • Private Equity Firm of the Year (LDC South) - (Insider South East Dealmaker Awards)
  • Venture Capitalist of the Year - Kevan Leggett (Insider South East Dealmaker Awards)
  • Deal of the Year - Apollo Group (Insider South East Dealmaker Awards)
  • Mid-Market House of the Year (Unquote")
  • Venture Capital Firm of the Year (LDC South) - (Business Magazine Group Thames Valley Dealmaker Awards)
  • Venture Capitalist of the Year - Kevan Leggett (Business Magazine Group Thames Valley Dealmaker Awards)
  • Private Equity Firm of the Year (EN North West Dealmaker Awards)
  • Venture Capitalist of the Year - Carl Wormald (EN North West Dealmaker Awards)

2006

  • Venture Capitalist of the Year - John Swarbrick (Insider Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards)
  • Venture Capital Firm of the Year (Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Dealmaker of the Year - Martin Draper (Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Venture Capitalist of the Year - Paul Johnson (Insider North West Dealmaker Awards)
  • Deal of the Year - St Tropez (Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Deal of the Year - St Tropez (Insider East Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Deal of the Year - Electrium (Birmingham Post)

2005

  • Venture Capitalist of the Year - John Swarbrick (Insider Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards)
  • Venture Capitalist of the Year - Martin Draper (Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Dealmaker of the Year - Martin Draper (Insider Midlands Dealmaker Awards)
  • Dealmaker of the Year - Paul Johnson (EN North West Dealmaker Awards)

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