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Meet The LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders
LDC is all about backing business leaders with a vision. We have joined forces with The Telegraph to identify the Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders – to celebrate those inspiring individuals running the UK’s most successful medium-sized businesses and unearth previously untold stories of enterprise from across the UK. Over the next five weeks you can meet them here as we add 10 new leaders each week, so check back for tales of resilience, grit, and pure chutzpah!
“LDC are insightful and supportive investors who have worked closely with the ByBox team to formulate and execute a successful strategy."
Stuart Miller, Co-Founder and CEO, ByBox
LDC originally invested £16.5m in global games label Team17 in 2016 to support the company’s international expansion and product development. Revenues increased significantly by 119% and EBITDA by 111%.
In May 2018 Team17 completed a £217m listing on London’s AIM market.
LDC’s partnership has helped Away Resorts become one of the UK’s leading holiday park operators, from initial investment to follow on funding to support acquisitions and organic developments.
Jon Wood, the Commercial Director of Seabrook Crisps, explains the company’s growth journey from a family fish-and-chip shop to an exporter of snacks as far afield as Dubai and China.