Welcoming Lizzie to the team

As we continue to look for future brand legends, we are expanding our team. We are delighted to be welcoming Lizzie Lord as Investment Executive. Lizzie has both a strong financial and commercial background having worked for PwC in their due diligence and venture raising team, as well as working in-house for The Gym Group.

Leon Hughes and Rory Gibbs promoted to partners at Piper

We are delighted to share that Leon Hughes and Rory Gibbs have been promoted to partners at Piper. Everyone in our community will know how deserved this is for both of them. Rory leads on many of our deals, especially in pet care and F&B, including the exits of Mindful Chef and Barking Heads and investments into Omlet and

Piper expands team with two new appointments

Piper has enhanced its consumer offering with the appointments of Saskia Roberts and Flora McAlpine. Saskia Roberts has spent nearly 20 years working for customer and retail consultancies on strategy, customer proposition, marketing and brand experience. She most recently led customer communication channels at O&CC Ltd (owner of high-street brands Cotswold Outdoor, Snow+Rock, Cycle Surgery
We are very pleased to welcome Saskia and Flora to the team. Their talent and experience will strengthen our offering in a number of key areas as we continue to find ways to add value, support and insights to both our current and future partner brands
Chris Curry, Managing Partner

Piper appoints new investment director to team

Piper, the leading specialist investor in consumer brands, has recruited Dan Stern to its in-house team. With more than 10 years of experience in the consumer sector, Stern joins Piper as Investment Director. He previously spent four years in the consumer team at 3i, where he worked on the acquisition of GO Outdoors and the

Piper adds more brand experts

Piper adds two more consumer brand experts to its team. Piper, a leading specialist in consumer brands with strong growth potential, has recruited Annabel Feather and Jacqui Unsworth to its in-house team. Annabel Feather has joined as Associate Partner (Talent) to help build outstanding management capabilities and teams within Piper’s portfolio businesses and to further

Leon Hughes joins Piper

Leon Hughes, former director of e-commerce at Maximuscle, joins Piper to further strengthen their specialist in-house added value team. Piper have an excellent track record of investing in direct to consumer businesses, including Boden, Maximuscle, Gray & Osbourn and Diet Chef and believe that there will continue to be significant opportunities to invest in branded

Adam Balon joins advisory panel

Piper Private Equity, a specialist in small to middle market consumer brands, is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Balon to its Advisory Panel. Adam is co-founder of Innocent Drinks, Britain’s number one smoothie brand. The business, started in May 1999, turned over more than £100m in 2009, selling over two million smoothies a