Winning Teams in Winning Locations

LDC has the capability to invest anything from £2million up to £100million of equity. The success of our investment selection is down to the expertise of our teams and their insight into the markets in which they operate.

With offices spread throughout the UK and a flexible international approach LDC is able to support businesses with a global aspect.


Chris Hurley - Managing Director

The London new business team is led by Chris Hurley and focuses upon opportunities originated from within the capital.


Martin Draper - Regional Managing Director

Headed by Chief Executive Martin Draper our team in the Midlands is renowned for their strong affiliation to local business.

South West

Alistair Pendleton - Investment Director

This region's main office is in Bristol and is led by Investment Director, Alistair Pendleton.


Yann Souillard - Managing Director

This region's main office is in Reading and is led by Managing Director, Yann Souillard.

North West

Jonathan Bell and Ged Gould - Directors

The North West team are constantly evolving in their approach and this team is jointly led by Ged Gould and Jonathan Bell.

Yorkshire & North East

John Garner - Director

This region's main office is in Leeds and is led by LDC Director, John Garner.


Mark Kerr - Director

The Scottish team may form LDC's most recent UK regional team but LDC already has a long and successful track record of making a difference in Scotland.


Craig Wilkinson - Managing Director

LDC has an international approach that supports portfolio company global commercial ambitions.

Find out how LDC can make a difference to your company

  • Aspin is the UK market leader in the design and construction of piled foundations for the rail sector.
    Type: Development Capital
    Deal Size: Less than £25m
    Entry Date: 27/04/2015
    Exit Date: -
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  • Away Resorts is a unique, British, leading operator of holiday parks.
    Type: Secondary Buy-Out
    Deal Size: Less than £25m
    Entry Date: 23/04/2015
    Exit Date: -
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  • Synexus is the world's largest multi-national company focused on the recruitment and running of clinical trials.
    Type: Management Buy-Out
    Deal Size: More than £100m
    Entry Date: 23/02/2015
    Exit Date: -
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  • PDG Helicopters is the UK's leading on-shore helicopter operator.
    Type: Management Buy-Out
    Deal Size: Less than £25m
    Entry Date: 12/02/2015
    Exit Date: -
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  • The NEC Group comprises the UK’s leading live exhibition, arena and conference venues.
    Type: Management Buy-Out
    Deal Size: £50m to £75m
    Entry Date: 16/01/2015
    Exit Date: -
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