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.
investor in the UK mid-market
all sectors & deal types
to support buy & build
& adding value to our investments
Our Experience Speaks Volumes
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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 600 management teams, investing nearly £5billion 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
"Forest Holidays’ strategy and vision has enabled the Company to grow to 571 cabins in nine stunning locations across the UK. I would like to thank LDC for their faith in investing in the Company in 2012 and for being a very supportive partner over the last five years." Bruce McKendrick, CEO, Forest Holidays
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.