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Clifford Thames is a specialist provider of outsourced services to the global automotive industry.

Clifford Thames creates and manages the data needed to repair and maintain vehicles for manufacturers, repairers, leasing and fleet companies and their partners.

In August 2014 LDC completed an investment to support the £50million management buyout of Clifford Thames.

LDC’s investment strategy is to partner with the high calibre management team to deliver continued organic growth across all channels of the business, including the potential roll-out of products into new global markets, whilst also helping to identify and support strategic acquisition opportunities.

In 2016 the business acquired Germany-based company AC AutoConsult GmbH who have long standing contracts across the tyre industry, the acquisition drives their portfolio of solutions deeper across the automotive aftermarket globally.

Read Case Study - CEO’s View – Calvin Barnett, Clifford Thames
LDC came across very quickly as professional but also adaptable and flexible but more importantly very honest and upfront and straight away myself and the management team felt very comfortable that they are people that we could do business with. Calvin Barnett, Chief Executive, Clifford Thames