The company was instituted as Birkenhead Ironworks in 1824 by John Laird. It went to merge with other companies in similar industries such as Charles Cammell & Company Limited. All this was happening under the name Laird Group PLC until 2008, when it adopted the name Laird PLC.

The electronics and technology business opened its corporate offices in London, United Kingdom. Its primary business was to equip them with the necessary technology to improve their business. Even so, in 2018, it was acquired by Advent International, a spin-out from TA Associates started in 1968 by Peter Brooke. It is based in the US with operations in 41 countries. The company’s main focus is on investments within five key areas. To build value in the business, the company invests in well-positioned companies and management teams. This also helps in

Meanwhile, before its acquisition, Laird PLC had a listing on the LSE market.

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