LDC

Investor type Private Equity Firm

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Total investments 109
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$13M
Portfolio companies 107
Rounds per year 2.73
Lead investments 73
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.02
Exits 44
Key employees 59
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Health Care
  • Retail
Summary

LDC is the famous VC, which was founded in 1981. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom. The main department of described VC is located in the London.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight CSR, Vista Retail Support, BioVex. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 16-20 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Information Technology, Travel.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the LDC, startups are often financed by West Deutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, The North West Fund, Technomark Medical Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Scottish Equity Partners, West Deutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, Vendis Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Scottish Equity Partners, Triathlon Medical Venture Partners, New Science Ventures.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 50 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. When the investment is from LDC the average startup value is 50-100 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2013. The top activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Opposing the other organizations, this LDC works on 17 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments.

The overall number of key employees were 59.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Marmalade Technologies

Apps
Mobile
Software
$30M28 Sep 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

REAL Digital International

Software
Supply Chain Management
01 Sep 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Headland Consultancy

Consulting
Digital Media
Finance
Public Relations
10 May 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

LeMieux

Consumer Goods
Retail
24 Mar 2021 Test Valley, England, United Kingdom

Sohonet

Information Technology
Internet
Media and Entertainment
Software Engineering
Technical Support
03 Mar 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Wireless CCTV

Internet
Mobile
Wireless
$41M01 Mar 2021 Richardson, Texas, United States

02 Dec 2020 England

Ross Trustees Services

Financial Services
23 Nov 2020 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom

Rhino Products

Automotive
Manufacturing
02 Nov 2020 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom

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