LDC in Scotland

With a presence in both Aberdeen and Edinburgh, LDC has an on-going commitment to back Scottish businesses and the country’s leading management teams in achieving their long-term growth ambitions.

Being an active contributor to the Scottish business community combined with the support of LDC nationally means we are well placed to originate and support investment opportunities in Scotland. 

We have experience across a diverse range of sectors from construction & property to industrials. 

LDC’s experienced team in Scotland is led by Director Mark Kerr and supported by Investment Directors Colin Bennett and Kevin Binnie.

 

 

 

LDC in Aberdeen

39 Queens Road,
Aberdeen. AB15 4ZN United Kingdom
Telephone +44 (0)1224 548 761

LDC in Edinburgh

5th Floor,
11 Earl Grey Street,
Edinburgh. EH3 9BN United Kingdom
Telephone +44 (0)7766 366 327

Scotland Team

LDC in Scotland Portfolio

Our Scotland team has backed management teams across a diverse range of sectors.

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With a presence in both Aberdeen and Edinburgh, LDC has an on-going commitment to back Scottish businesses with up to £100m of equity.

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 Scotland
LDC’s experienced team in Scotland is led by Director Mark Kerr and supported by Investment Directors Colin Bennett and Kevin Binnie who are based in both Aberdeen and Edinburgh.
$350M
MB Aerospace
LDC exited its minority investment in Motherwell-based MB Aerospace in a $350m sale to Blackstone. This followed a 58% revenue increase for the complex engineering solutions provider.
£35M
RAMCO
LDC-backed RAMCO has secured four new contracts worth more than £35m to provide oil pipe care services to clients in Australia and Europe. The business is headquartered in Portlethen, Aberdeen.
£10M
CMS Window Systems
LDC-backed CMS Window Systems, the leading provider of 360-degree building envelope solutions to the commercial construction and housing sectors, has secured two new contracts worth £10m+. The business was also awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.
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LDC Offices
LDC is well placed to partner with ambitious Scottish businesses. In addition to the experienced team on the ground in Aberdeen and Edinburgh, LDC has 9 offices and 50 investment professionals to connect us across the UK and beyond.
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Mark Beaumont
World renowned Scottish adventurer Mark Beaumont has been LDC’s corporate ambassador for more than a decade. 2017 will see Mark attempt to cycle around the world in 80 days. Find out more at www.ldc.co.uk/markbeaumont
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LDC Portfolio
LDC has up to £100m of flexible equity capital for each company we support both at the initial investment stage and through follow-on funding for acquisitions or expansion. LDC has over 90 businesses in its current portfolio.
£15,000
Special Nursery
In 2016 over 70 people from the local business community attended LDC’s Charity Quiz, raising over £15k for Special Nursery, the charity of Aberdeen Maternity Hospital’s Neo-Natal Unit for premature and sick babies.
2016
Darcy
LDC exited its investment in Darcy, an innovative oil service company, in a sale to Halliburton, one of the world’s largest oil field service companies. With LDC’s support Darcy went from a start-up to having developed an industry leading new product.
£20M+
PDG Helicopters
LDC backed the £20m+ MBO of PDG Helicopters. The funding is being used to increase capacity and invest in the fleet to support the continued organic growth of the business.

Contact the Scotland Team

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