We Are LDC

LDC is the most active mid-market private equity investor, having completed over 25 per cent more buyouts and expansion deals than any other player in the last ten years. We back ambitious management teams, partnering with them to add tangible value while allowing them to run their business.

  • Most active
    investor in the UK mid-market

  • Portfolio

  • Experience across
    all sectors & deal types

  • Strong appetite
    to support buy & build

  • Actively supporting
    & adding value to our investments

A 35 Year Winning Approach

We have been backing the ambitions of British business since 1981. Through boom and bust, in recession and recovery, our teams have supported 550 management teams, investing nearly £4billion of equity along the way.

Whilst each story is unique, it is ambition – a determination in times of opportunity and a courage in times of challenge – which unites them all.

Over three and half decades, we’ve partnered with some truly outstanding management teams, building some truly outstanding businesses and its the management teams we've backed that are our best advocates.

Making a Real Difference

"We’ve come this far on our own, but the time is right to bring on board a partner with the capital and expertise to help us deliver the ultimate ambition for the business and create exciting new job opportunities under the guidance of our market-leading specialisms" Stuart Wilson, founder and CEO, Blue Bay Travel
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Our Regional Teams

Our team of over 50 investment professionals is based across LDC’s regional network of nine offices.

They have local knowledge, contacts and experience, and understand what it takes to make the most of a business’ potential.

It’s a successful approach that we’re very proud of.

Make an Enquiry

If you want more details on how LDC can make a difference to your business or would like to get in touch with one of our team, you'll find all our criteria and contact details right here.