- Lawson-Clark brings over 15 years’ experience across private equity and corporate banking
- Borrie joins from family office investment firm Middleton Enterprises where she helped to develop a new private equity strategy
- Lawson-Clark and Borrie will work closely with LDC’s seven-strong team in the North East and Scotland
LDC has made two appointments to support its North East and Scotland team. Aaron Lawson-Clark joins as an investment director and Emma Borrie joins as an investment manager. The pair will work with LDC’s seven-strong team in the North East and Scotland.
Lawson-Clark brings over 15 years’ experience across private equity and corporate banking. He joins from Mercia Asset Management and was previously at NVM Private Equity, where he led several transactions across the UK and joined the board of scale-up businesses in support of their growth. Lawson-Clark has spent his career supporting the growth of scale-up to mid-sized business across sectors.
Borrie joins LDC from family office investment firm Middleton Enterprises. She helped to develop a new private equity strategy and supported investments into growing SMEs across the UK. Before Middleton, Borrie spent six years at KPMG as an audit specialist working across the industrials, healthcare and retail and consumer sectors.
LDC has completed four transactions in the last 12 months with a combined enterprise value of £200 million. It has also supported its portfolio companies to make over 20 acquisitions. It has committed to investing in 100 medium-sized UK businesses over the next five years.
LDC is the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group and is headquartered in London. It has a portfolio of 90 businesses across the UK and invests across sectors.
The appointments follow the appointments of Simon Peacock and Mikayil Salahov, who both joined the firm in September.