Piper Podcast: Crispin Tweddell in conversation with Yasha Estraikh

Welcome to a special bonus episode of our Piper podcast series, How I Grew My Brand. It’s a bit different from our usual podcast. We recorded an in-house conversation between our Head of Brand, Yasha Estraikh, and Piper’s co-founder and founder of numerous brands, Crispin Tweddell. They discuss how the lessons he learnt in being

Piper raises £6k for children’s charities

A massive congratulations to two Piper colleagues, Dan Stern and Leon Hughes, who brilliantly finished the London Marathon after months of hard work (one did significantly better than the other but no need to mention names). They also managed to raise £6k for Barnados and NSPCC. This is them in the pub afterwards enjoying a

Piper marks 30th with going global book launch

Piper has produced its second book, Going Global. The book, published to recognise Piper’s 30th anniversary year, is a collection of first-person insights from 30 renowned entrepreneurs and managers on lessons learned from international growth. From Paul Smith’s extraordinary success in Japan to Marks & Spencer’s infamous US disaster, Going Global reveals the truth about

Piper defies retail gloom

Piper, a leading private equity firm specialising in consumer brands with strong growth potential, has exceeded the £80m target of its fifth fund and has capped external investors at £100m at its final close. Due to unprecedented demand, Piper V, launched in November 2010, reached its first close of £90m in just two months. A

Piper has closed its fourth fund

Piper has completed the sale of Gray & Osbourn with the £8.25 million sale to N Brown Group plc. A focused investor, Piper is seeking to invest between £2m – £10m of equity in branded retail, leisure, products or service opportunities. Commenting on Piper’s fourth fund, Managing Director Christopher Curry said “We are delighted to