International legal practice Osborne Clarke has advised mid-market private equity investor LDC, part of Lloyds Banking Group, on an £11 million investment in James and James Fulfilment. The investment will be used to further enhance its market-leading, software-enabled e-fulfilment proposition.

James and James provides online order fulfilment to e-retailers, storing products, packing and shipping orders, and handling any returns. This enables clients to increase order volumes, enhance customer experience, and improve stock and inventory management. The business supports its clients from its operating bases in the UK, USA and New Zealand.

Through its award-winning cloud-based software platform, ControlPort, James and James’s clients can fulfil orders from multiple channels and countries in one place and also provide live order tracking. In addition, clients benefit from data-rich reporting on inventory and SKU performance – insights that help business owners run and grow their businesses more effectively.

Partner Greg Leyshon, Associate Director Emma Barr and Senior Associate William Nicolson advised LDC.

Osborne Clarke’s Corporate team is considered a go-to practice for many companies in the tech, media & comms sector, working with global businesses to fast-growth start-ups and market challengers. The team advises at every stage of company development across all corporate issues, from equity and debt fundraisings to M&A, IPOs and JV.

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