Chris Neale has left LDC to join Phoenix Equity Partners  as a partner.

Neale has more than 13 years of private equity experience, most recently as an investment director with LDC.

At LDC he led the investments in Capital Economics, PEI Media, Magicard and Cuts-Ice and he took a seat on the board of D&D London.

Prior to that, Neale worked for four years as an investment director at AAC Capital Partners and for five years as an associate director in KPMG’s private equity group.