LDC in the Midlands

LDC in the Midlands has been central to the evolution of LDC as the leading regional private equity house in the UK, having backed more than 150 ambitious management teams with over £1.2billion since 1987. 

With offices in both Birmingham and Nottingham, LDC has cemented its position as the leading private equity firm in the region with more than 30 investments totalling nearly £600million in the last five years. 

LDC’s hugely successful portfolio in the Midlands generates combined revenues of more than £2.2billion and employs more than 20,000 people across the region and beyond. 

Andy Lyndon leads the 14-strong and experienced LDC team across the Midlands.

LDC in Birmingham

Interchange Place,
Edmund Street,
Birmingham. B3 2TA United Kingdom
Telephone +44 (0)121 237 6500

LDC in Nottingham

Butt Dyke House,
33 Park Row,
Nottingham. NG1 6EE United Kingdom
Telephone +44 (0)115 947 1280

Midlands Team

LDC in the Midlands Portfolio

Our Midlands Team has backed more than 150 management teams across a diverse range of sectors.

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LDC in the Midlands has been central to the evolution of LDC as the leading regional private equity house in the UK, having backed more than 150 ambitious management teams since 1987.

We have £1.2billion to invest in management teams across the UK over the next three years, evidence of our commitment to help British businesses prosper.

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LDC in the Midlands
With offices in both Birmingham and Nottingham, LDC has cemented its position as the leading private equity firm in the region over the last 30 years. The 25 businesses in the current Midlands portfolio collectively grew revenues by 15% in 2016.
287,000,000
Addo Food Group
In April 2017, LDC backed the secondary buyout of Addo Food Group, the UK’s leading chilled savoury pastry producer. Headquartered in Nottingham, Addo produces more than 287 million packs of chilled savoury pastry products every year.
£100M
Away Resorts
LDC-backed UK holiday park operator Away Resorts completed the acquisition of Sandy Balls Holiday Village in the New Forest in January 2017, forming a group with six sites valued in excess of £100million.
15%
The NEC Group
In 2016, in the first year of private ownership, the NEC Group announced a 5% increase in revenues and a 15% increase in EBITDA since the management buyout in 2015.
25
Birchfield Harriers
LDC has increased its funding of the Birchfield Harriers ‘Junior Development’ programme for 2017 to support 25 budding young athletes as they look to become the next big stars of track and field.
£140M
Joules
LDC originally invested £22million in 2013 for a minority stake in premium lifestyle brand Joules. In May 2016, Joules completed a £140million listing on the AIM market generating a money multiple of 2.4x.
£175M
CitySprint
In 2016, LDC backed the £175million secondary buyout of CitySprint, the UK’s leading technology-driven same day distribution company. Since the transaction, the business has already made six acquisitions.
X2
The Pallet Network
LDC supported the re-financing of The Pallet Network (TPN) alongside the current management team in 2016. LDC originally invested in TPN, one of the UK’s leading palletised freight distribution networks, in 2007 and the business has since more than doubled turnover.
2.8X
Node4
Earlier this year LDC re-invested in Node4 to further support the business’ ambitious three year growth strategy. This followed LDC’s exit of its investment in Node4 in 2016, which represented a money multiple of 2.8x.
67%
AIM Aviation
LDC completed the sale of premium aircraft interiors manufacturer AIM Aviation to Chinese manufacturer AVIC in 2016, in a deal that values the business at £210million. Since the original MBO in 2010, the business increased its turnover by 67%.

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