Entries by LDR

LDR’s Newest Team Member!

Meet Dylan Payne, LDR’s newest Business Analyst. Dylan comes to LDR from Duke University, where he recently graduated with a degree in Sociology and a certificate in Markets and Management. While at Duke, Dylan was a member of the Swimming and Diving Team where he was a 2017 CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team selection and […]

A Generation of Hard Work Deserves a Lifetime of Benefits – Finding the Right Future for Your Family Business is Easier Than You Think

7/20/2017 By Will Brame Baby Boomers are reaching retirement age and what that means for many small business owners and private equity firms in the lower-middle market Family-owned businesses are a critical element to the backbone of the U.S. economy, with estimates that family-owned or family-controlled organizations account for as high as 80 to 90 […]

As a Small Business, Seek a Capital Partner – Not Just Access to Money

7/07/2017 By Richard Sexton This article originally appeared on Huffington Post. Owners of small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are constantly focused on growing their top line revenues while maximizing bottom line earnings. At some point in the lifecycle of an SMB, there is a need for additional capital to take advantage of opportunities and create strategic enhancements […]

Innovation at the Speed of Relationships

6/30/2017 By JD Dolan & Lauren Gore “When confronted with dynamic, complex challenges and environments, successful organizations adapt and innovate, and they do so relying first on the trust and relationships of their people, and secondly on a culture of speed and agility.” Disruption is all around us, and it should be no surprise that […]

Meet Our Summer Intern!

6/23/2017 At LDR, we pride ourselves in our ability to make our own coffee, file our own paperwork and answer our own calls, so our interns can spend their time contributing to projects and gaining useful experience. Through this internship program, college and graduate students gain hands-on experience in various aspects of our business. Our […]

LDR Co-Founder, Rich Sexton Featured in Business Collective

6/14/2017 “Hard work always beats luck and talent, so don’t be intimidated if you aren’t the most experienced person in your field.” LDR Co-Founder & Principal, Rich Sexton, was featured by Business Collective, which is a community of leaders, executives, entrepreneurs, and small business owners who come together to share business insights and advice. The […]

William Brame Added to LDR Investment Group as a Principal

4/17/2017 We are pleased to announce that William Brame will be serving as a Principal of LDR, effective immediately. Will brings years of experience in unique and competitive settings that will add immediate value to our growing organization. Over the past two years, Will has served as an outside advisor to LDR’s management team by, […]

Lauren Gore Added to LDR Investment Group as a Principal

4/6/2017 We are pleased to announce that effective immediately Lauren Gore will be serving as a Principal of LDR. Lauren brings an analytical mindset, a passion for corporate development and years of dynamic leadership that will bring immediate value to our growing organization. Prior to joining LDR, Lauren served as an associate at Baker Botts LPP […]

From the Battlefield to the Boardroom: 5 Universal Ways to Shape Organizational Culture

4/4/2017 By JD Dolan & Patrick O’Connor Organizational culture – the behavior, values and practices within an organization or team – is a driver and not a byproduct, of success. When constructed appropriately, a tuned ecosystem drives business performance and employee satisfaction in a mutually reinforcing, feedback loop. However, culture is not solely the responsibility […]

Why the Ideal Path to Organizational Growth Begins with Individual Growth

 2/10/2017 By Rich Sexton This article originally featured on Startup Mindset A successful entrepreneurial enterprise is more than an innovative or disruptive idea. Success in the enterprise context is about building basic infrastructure to act as a mechanism to convert ideas into value. Peter Drucker emphasized that successful entrepreneurship, a core feature of enterprise success, […]