20 years' of backing business ambition across the Thames Valley

LDC in the South has invested £550million since 2000, backing more than 60 of the most ambitious management teams in the region across a range of sectors.

Our diverse portfolio collectively generates revenues of more than £320million and supports more than 4,800 jobs across the South.

The team has a wealth of experience in helping management teams grow their business through international growth, buy & build strategies and organic growth. Our activity in the South showcases LDC’s ability to provide follow-on funding for acquisitions having recently supported more than 20 for Equiom.

We also have significant experience in the technology sector having supported the growth of The Property Software Group before exiting the business to Zoopla for £75million and helping data services provider Clifford Thames internationalise. The current portfolio including human capital management software provider CIPHR, technology-led logistics and locker provider ByBox and cloud services provider babble cloud.

The team is based in Reading and is led by Head of the South Chris Wright.

  • Read about our partnership with accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP to reveal the Best in Business Top 100 league table of fastest growing businesses across Surrey, Sussex and Kent
  • Watch a video of Sheila Dean, Global CEO of Equiom about how LDC’s support has helped the company’s international growth
  • Reading

    One Forbury Square
    Reading RG1 3BB United Kingdom
    T: +44 (0)118 958 0274

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