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Piper Private Equity

Founders Crispin Tweddell Libby Gibson



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Total investments 30
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 29
Rounds per year 0.79
Lead investments 22
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 10
Key employees 5

Areas of investment

  • Food and Beverage
  • E-Commerce
  • Fashion
  • Food Processing
  • Restaurants

In 1985 was created Piper Private Equity, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the London. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Pet Food UK, Flat Iron, Bloom & Wild. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Restaurants, Fitness.

The current fund was established by Crispin Tweddell, Libby Gibson. Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. Opposing the other organizations, this Piper Private Equity works on 9 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2017. The real fund results show that this VC is 59 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Piper Private Equity, startups are often financed by Beringea, Venrex Investment Management, Upscale. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Winona Capital Management, Mobeus Equity Partners, MMC Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Santander Corporate & Commercial, Norwest Equity Partners (NEP).

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Mindful Chef

Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Food Processing
$8M07 Jan 2019 London, England, United Kingdom

Bloom & Wild

$20M30 Sep 2018 London, England, United Kingdom


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Total investments 30
Average round size 9M
Rounds per year 0.79
Peak activity year 2017
Lead investments 22
Follow on index 0.03
Exits 10
Group Appearance index 0.17

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Mindful Chef

Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Food Processing
$8M07 Jan 2019 London, England, United Kingdom

Bloom & Wild

$20M30 Sep 2018 London, England, United Kingdom
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