- Clarke joined LDC in 2017
- LDC has also appointed Endrit Gashi as an investment manager in the North West
- Clarke led LDC’s exit and reinvestment in MSQ in June 2023
LDC has promoted John Clarke to partner and appointed Endrit Gashi as an investment manager.
Clarke joined LDC in 2017. In June 2023, he led LDC’s exit and reinvestment in MSQ, which generated a return of 3.9x for LDC. In October 2022, he led LDC’s investment in Talos360, a HR technology provider.
LDC has also appointed Endrit Gashi as investment manager in the North West. Endrit joins LDC from Livingbridge. In his new role, Endrit will be responsible for supporting LDC’s existing portfolio businesses and identifying local businesses seeking the backing of an investment partner.
“John is one of the most experienced investors in the region, and has a track record of delivering exceptional results, collaborating with the local business community and supporting the professional development of his colleagues,” said Dale Alderson, partner and Head of LDC North West. “I’d like to congratulate him on this well-deserved promotion. We’re also pleased to welcome Endrit to LDC. He brings valuable experience and is a great addition to the team.”
LDC is the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group, headquartered in London. The firm has a UK-wide network of regional offices.