Supporting ambitious, entrepreneurial management teams.
LDC holds equity investments in over 80 UK SME / mid-market businesses, with a cumulative equity investment of approximately £2bn. In the past 24 months LDC has invested in 37 new transactions committing £600m of equity, and an additional £90m for ‘follow-on’ acquisition transactions for existing portfolio businesses.
Businesses in LDC’s current portfolio include Joules, the clothing retailer; D&D London, the international restaurant group; and Uswitch.com, the comparison website for UK consumers. Acquisition and organic growth strategies are a key focus for all LDC investments with all businesses targeting exits at higher enterprise values.
Businesses in the LDC portfolio employ over 25,000 employees and produce profits in excess of £500m per annum. Since launch, LDC has successfully completed over 450 investments – it’s LDC’s unique commitment to making a difference in business that has led to our long-term success. LDC invests in a broad range of sectors and has particular experience in Construction and Property, Financial Services, Healthcare, Industrials, Retail and Consumer, Technology Media and Telecommunications (TMT), Travel and Leisure and Support Services.
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