Lawrence Dean

Lawrence Dean

Investment Director
Midlands

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

Background:

Lawrence brings twenty years’ experience as a UK private company investor and finance professional to the team at LDC.  He has led and managed a number of investments in the consumer, TMT, services and manufacturing sectors. 

Lawrence joined the mid-market PE fund NBGI Private Equity in 2006, heading up its UK buyout team in London from 2013. He was one of the founding partners of Stage Capital which led the €300m spin out of NBGI in 2016. 

His career started in corporate finance at SBC Warburg / UBS in the late 90s, advising on a number of high profile UK and cross-border M&A deals.  Taking a more entrepreneurial route, Lawrence then joined a VC-backed online travel business, which grew rapidly before being acquired by Lastminute.com.  Whilst still at Stage Capital, he worked with LDC on the Blue Bay Travel investment, drawing on his online digital experience in the sector.

Lawrence graduated in Economics from the University of Durham

Interests:

Lawrence’s interests include sport, mountaineering and rock climbing, music & the arts.