Smart exit from Piper to MPW for Justin Craig

Piper has sold Justin Craig Education, the UK’s leading exam revision business, to MPW, one of the country’s best known and well respected independent college brands. The sale was completed for an undisclosed sum. Piper bought Justin Craig in 2008. Since then, it has doubled sales and become a leading brand in the group tuition

PROPER bags new home in Europe’s leading healthy snacking group

[31 Jan 2021] - We are delighted to announce that Exponent Private Equity has taken a majority stake in our partner brand PROPER, creating a partnership with Eat Real…

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Piper successfully exits Forthglade having quadrupled branded sales 

[1 Sep 2020] - We are delighted to announce that we have sold our stake in natural dog food brand Forthglade to IK Investment Partners. We want to thank…

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Our approach to brand-building.

[3 Mar 2021] - It’s an awkward time to send out emails, in knowing what to actually say. As we speak to hundreds of founders, we are mindful that…

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PROPER bags new home in Europe’s leading healthy snacking group

[31 Jan 2021] - We are delighted to announce that Exponent Private Equity has taken a majority stake in our partner brand PROPER, creating a partnership with Eat Real…

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Bloom & Wild receives £75m investment

[24 Jan 2021] - Bloom & Wild to become Europe’s most loved flower gifting brand with £75m investment We are excited to announce an investment of £75m into Bloom…

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Community power – our latest virtual Geekmeet with 100 brands

[20 Dec 2020] - ‘We were weeks away from going bust, so we decided to be completely transparent with our loyal community of Snagglers and ask them for their…

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Piper invests £6m in Hickory’s BBQ chain

Piper has made a significant investment in Hickory’s Smokehouse. Hickory’s is an American style, family friendly smokehouse and BBQ restaurant chain, with a strong focus on food quality and authenticity. Meats are slow cooked for up to 12 hours on smokers specially imported from Memphis. Guests are offered a unique dining experience (chef’s tables, milkshake
We are delighted to have selected Piper as our partner. I know we will benefit from their extensive knowledge and experience of the sector, and have already seen the value they can bring to bear so I am confident that together we will continue to build Hickory’s into a uniquely valuable business
Neil McDonnell, Founder

Our approach to brand-building.

[3 Mar 2021] - It’s an awkward time to send out emails, in knowing what to actually say. As we speak to hundreds of founders, we are mindful that…

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PROPER bags new home in Europe’s leading healthy snacking group

[31 Jan 2021] - We are delighted to announce that Exponent Private Equity has taken a majority stake in our partner brand PROPER, creating a partnership with Eat Real…

Read more

Bloom & Wild receives £75m investment

[24 Jan 2021] - Bloom & Wild to become Europe’s most loved flower gifting brand with £75m investment We are excited to announce an investment of £75m into Bloom…

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Community power – our latest virtual Geekmeet with 100 brands

[20 Dec 2020] - ‘We were weeks away from going bust, so we decided to be completely transparent with our loyal community of Snagglers and ask them for their…

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