Steve Aston

Steve Aston

Director
Midlands

Steve is responsible for originating and executing deals of up to £100million equity, with specific responsibility for transactions in the industrial and specialist engineering sector.

Background:

Steve has over 20 years private equity experience having joined LDC in 2007.

Prior to joining LDC, Steve was Group CFO at Doncasters Group where he was instrumental in delivering the financial restructuring and operational turnaround leading to a successful exit to DIC.

Before that he was a Director in PwC’s Transaction Services team advising on more than 100 transactions, mainly in the aerospace and industrials sector.

Steve’s recent transactions at LDC include The NEC Group, AIM Aviation, MB Aerospace and Pertemps Network Group.

Steve also leads LDC’s initiative to invest £550million over four years in specialist engineering businesses with over £340m invested to date.

Interests:

Steve's interests include cricket, football and listening to loud guitars!

Recent LDC Transactions:

  • The NEC Group Logo
  • AIM Aviation Logo
  • MB Aerospace Logo
  • Pertemps Network Group Logo