Piper On The Case With Investment In Innovative Brand Mous

We are proud to announce a minority investment in Mous, the fast growing direct-to-consumer tech accessories brand that has designed some of the most innovative phone accessories in the world. With two highly skilled product development teams – one in the UK, the other in China – Mous has developed an innovative ecosystem of products
We felt strongly that Piper would be best placed to help us strengthen our brand and provide us with the support we need to achieve our goals for the business.
James Griffith, co-founder and CEO

Piper invests in fast growing healthy recipe box brand Mindful Chef

Piper have invested £6m into Mindful Chef, the UK’s favourite healthy recipe box brand. Mindful Chef was set up by childhood school friends Rob Grieg-Gran, Giles Humphries and Myles Hopper with a mission to make healthy eating easy. Since its launch in 2015 it has experienced rapid growth – including a 178% rise in sales
The investment and expertise that Piper bring to our business will help us to bring healthy eating to many more consumers in the UK and enable us to accelerate our growth ambitions for the brand next year and beyond
Rob Grieg-Gran, Co Founder

Piper invests in pioneering online flower gifting brand Bloom & Wild

Piper has invested £11m into Bloom & Wild, the online flower gifting brand that is disrupting Europe’s £14bn fresh cut flower market. Founded in 2013 by Aron Gelbard and Ben Stanway, Bloom & Wild has transformed the online flower gifting market, pioneering the concept of ‘letterbox flowers’. Its offering allows customers the ability to gift
The Piper team have long been supporters of our business and have always sought to help us on our journey. Their skills will be invaluable in helping us to fulfil our ambition of being the world’s most loved flower gifting brand, both in the UK and Europe
Aron Gelbard, Founder

Piper invests in beauty and wellbeing brand Neom Organics

Neom was founded in 2005 by friends Nicola Elliott and Oliver Mennell. After spending seven hectic years as an editor at Glamour magazine, Nicola noticed her own wellbeing, and that of her close friends, was affected by the stress and demands of modern life. She quit journalism to train as an aromatherapist and nutritionist before
We first met Piper in 2009 and, since then, we have regularly worked with the team and drawn on their knowledge and expertise to help us achieve our growth ambitions.’ Nicola Elliott added: ‘We are immensely proud of Neom and excited about the potential we have to help more and more customers meet their wellbeing needs. We genuinely believe Neom gives them easy, small steps that can help them feel their best every day.
Oliver Mennell, Co-founder

Piper in the Frame with £6m boutique fitness brand investment

Frame was founded by Pip Black and Joan Murphy in 2009. Unable to find a gym or fitness studio that gave them the flexibility, variety and fun they wanted, they set out to create it themselves. Frame’s central ethos is that getting fit shouldn’t be a chore – it should be fun, sociable and valued
We have developed a close partnership with Piper and are already seeing the benefits of working with their wider team, drawing on their skills and experience.
Pip Black, Co-founder

Piper takes a stake in Flat Iron

Piper, the UK’s leading specialist investor in consumer brands and recognised expert in the hospitality sector, has made a significant minority investment in Flat Iron, the much loved steak restaurant group. The first Flat Iron was founded by Charlie Carroll in 2012 as a pop up above a London pub and proved such a success
I wanted to work with a partner who shared my vision for Flat Iron and my ambition to build restaurants that focus on being better and different at every stage of the guest experience.
Charlie Carroll

Piper invests £5M in Barking Heads and Meowing Heads

Piper has increased its presence in the natural pet food sector by investing £5m into Pet Food UK, the company behind the Barking Heads, Meowing Heads and AATU brands. Pet Food UK was founded in 2009 by Paul Hunter, Dave O’Regan and Jim Moloney. They met and worked together in the pet food industry at
We had a number of opportunities for investment, but selected Piper because of their deep knowledge and understanding of the sector and their ability to help us accelerate and manage our growth successfully. We’ve already started working with the Piper team and look forward to using their expertise in brand marketing, international sales, ecommerce and development of the team to help us grow.
Paul Hunter, Managing Director

Propercorn secures £7m investment from Piper and Innocent founders

PROPERCORN, the UK’s fastest growing popcorn brand, has secured financial backing from Piper and JamJar, the investment vehicle for the three innocent founders. The £7m investment – the first major injection of funds in PROPERCORN’s five years of business – is intended to support the brand’s UK and international growth ambitions. PROPERCORN was founded in