James is responsible for originating transactions of up to £100million equity and originating ‘buy & build’ acquisitions for our current portfolio.
James joined LDC in 2008 after spending time working for Lloyds TSB in Group Strategy, Corporate Banking New York, UK Retail Network and Corporate Markets Strategy.
After time with LDC’s London & North Teams, James transferred to the Midlands and also now leads the wider Midlands and North Regions’ origination activity.
Recent transactions include Original Additions, learndirect, Validus-IVC, Joules and Centiq.
Prior to working at Lloyds TSB, James graduated with a first class degree in International Management from UMIST which included a year at The Stern School of Business, New York University.
James is a keen sportsman, especially football, and has a passion for travelling and good food. He is an avid Liverpool (and Mansfield Town!) fan has run several Marathons in aid of Brain Tumour UK & other local charities.