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Seven LDC-backed businesses named the fastest growing in Britain

Seven LDC-backed businesses have been named some of the fastest growing in Britain, according to a new report by the London Stock Exchange Group.

ChargePoint Technology, Duncan & Todd and Vista Retail Support are among those named in the 2018 edition of ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’. The annual report celebrates the most dynamic, entrepreneurial and ambitious small and medium-sized businesses across the UK - those which are credited with boosting UK productivity, driving economic growth and creating jobs.

The full list of current LDC portfolio businesses included in the latest report includes – ChargePoint Technology, Connect Managed Services, Duncan & Todd, Express Engineering, Kee Safety, Specialist People Services and Vista Retail Support.

The list also features some of LDC’s strongest growth stories, including Fever-Tree, the UK’s leading premium tonic water and mixers brand, and Quantum Pharmaceuticals, one of the country’s largest suppliers of tailored medicines to the pharmaceutical industry.

For further information about the ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report, please visit: www.1000companies.com.

 

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Notes to Editors

  1. LDC is the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.  
  2. LDC backs ambitious management teams from UK-based medium sized companies seeking up to £100m of investment to fund management buyouts or development capital transactions.
  3. LDC invests in a broad range of sectors and has particular experience in Healthcare, Industrials, Retail & Consumer, TMT, Travel & Leisure, Support Services, Construction & Property and Financial Services.
  4. LDC has a UK regional network with locations in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle, London, Manchester, Nottingham and Reading.