Anite confirmed in February that it was working with advisers at Evercore Partners to weigh up options for the unit including a sale.
The FTSE 250 firm’s travel business offers booking, content management and other software to holiday companies. It generated revenues of £19.4m and operating profits of £4.8m in the year to 30 April 2013, out of group revenues of £132.5m and profit of £34.5m.
The Telegraph reported yesterday that Carlyle and ECI had previously taken a look at the business.
LDC declined to comment yesterday while Anite could not be reached for comment.