Chris Handy

Chris Handy

Investment Director

Chris is responsible for sourcing and completing transactions of up to £100million equity.


Chris brings over 20 years industrial experience at Rolls-Royce in both senior operational and financial roles where he spent five years as CFO of the energy division, a £1bn revenue business and prior to that five years as CFO of the Gas Turbines Services division (revenue £1.6bn). Prior to becoming CFO, Chris led the in-house M&A team of Rolls Royce where notably he led the disposal of Vickers Turbine Components to private equity.

Before joining Rolls-Royce Chris spent ten years with PwC where he qualified as a chartered accountant in Birmingham moving to lead the Corporate Advisory team in the East Midlands where he was responsible for growing their regional presence.

Chris' investments and exits at LDC include Eley, Precision Micro, SMH Fleet Solutions, A-Gas and ASL. 


In his spare time Chris is a keen sportsman and having spent many years playing club rugby he is now an RFU licensed coach delivering coaching to junior players at Moseley.

Recent LDC Transactions:

  • SMH Fleet Solutions Logo
  • Precision Micro Logo
  • A-Gas Logo
  • Eley Group Logo