Steve Aston

Director
London

Steve is responsible for identifying and supporting ambitious management teams looking to grow their business with the backing of a private equity partner. He is a member of LDC’s Investment and Valuation Committees and has significant experience in the industrials and engineering sector.

With more than 25 years’ private equity experience, Steve is one of LDC’s most experienced Directors. He joined the firm in 2007 and has played a leading role in many of LDC’s most successful partnerships, including The NEC Group, AIM Aviation, Benson Box and MB Aerospace.

His work has included supporting the management team at The NEC Group on its three-year transformation programme to enhance sites, facilities, customer experience and operational improvement across the Group’s facilities and events portfolio.

He currently supports Right Choice Insurance Brokers through his role as a non-executive director.

Prior to joining LDC, Steve was Group CFO at Doncasters Group where he played a leading role in the financial restructuring and operational turnaround of the business post 9/11 and the Enron crash resulting in a successful exit to DIC.