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LDC adds two investors to East Midlands and East of England team

Mid-market private equity firm LDC has grown its team in the East Midlands and East of England with the appointment of Simon Peacock as Investment Director and Mikayil Salahov as Investment Manager.

Peacock joins LDC following more than 15 years at Alantra, an investment banking and asset management firm focusing on the mid-market. As a Partner there, he advised companies on both a regional and sector basis, including consumer, industrials and business services, to help ensure the smooth completion of M&A transactions. He also has extensive experience within the food industry, as Director of Food & Drink at Catalyst, prior to its acquisition by Alantra, following eight years as a Finance Manager at United Biscuits.
As an Investment Director, Peacock will be responsible for identifying potential investment opportunities, leading transactions and supporting the management teams of LDC’s portfolio businesses as they pursue their growth ambitions.
Mikayil joins LDC as an Investment Manager from PwC’s Transaction Services practice in Reading, where he focused on large cap and mid-market transactions. His experience spans several sectors, including technology media and telecoms, business services and retail.

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