Simon Braham

Simon Braham

Investment Director
North West

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

Background:

Simon has over 17 years’ experience in advisory, banking, restructuring and private equity. He graduated from UCL before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in Manchester where he specialised in due diligence for private equity transactions.

He joined JP Morgan Cazenove’s Equity Capital Markets team in 2004 covering the small/mid-cap space before joining Bank of Scotland where he provided acquisition finance to support private equity transactions. More latterly Simon was a Director in Lloyd’s Banking Group’s restructuring team leading the restructure/workout of a portfolio of private equity assets.

Simon joined LDC at the start of 2011, investments to date include Fishawack, WRG, Kirona, Metronet, Angus Fire, Stroma and Synexus in addition to a number of bolt-on acquisitions for portfolio companies. He has also exited Metronet and Kirona.

Simon sits on the boards of Fishawack, Giacom, Seabrook and WRG.

Interests:

Simon enjoys most sports including football, cycling, golf and skiing. He also enjoys art, travelling and food.

Recent LDC Transactions:

  • Hill Biscuits Logo
  • Fishawack Logo
  • The Creative Engagement Group Logo
  • Synexus Logo