Buying for the future.

LDC has backed more than 70 ambitious management teams in the retail and consumer sector across the UK, investing more than £610m of equity since 1985. 

The retail and consumer market continues to deliver some of LDC’s most exciting and high profile investments to date. The scale, diversity and pace of the industry is unique and holds its own challenges and opportunities; from driving e-commerce to expanding internationally.

We have a number of seasoned retail and consumer professionals on our team that have experience of working on both sides of the investment. This adds to our rich track-record in the sector, with our current and past portfolio including many well-known brands such as Joules, Seabrook Crisps, Fever-Tree, Antler, ghd, Card Factory and St Tropez.

LDC is committed to supporting management teams to continue to succeed and grow in this integral part of the British economy.

Recent Retail & Consumer Transactions

  • Rush Logo

    Rush

    Rush is a leading hair and beauty brand.
    Type
    Management Buyout
    Deal Size
    £20m to £40m
    Entry Date
    23/01/2017
    Exit Date
    -
  • Cuts Ice Logo

    Cuts Ice

    Cuts Ice is the leading UK manufacturer and distributor of e-liquid for the independent vaping sector.
    Type
    Development Capital
    Deal Size
    Less than £20m
    Entry Date
    21/09/2016
    Exit Date
    -