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Welcome to Bristol Private Equity Club

Early in 2016 Jerry Barnes suggested to some Bristol Entrepreneurs the idea of a Private Equity Club. Jerry was involved with a successful Private Equity Club in London and could see how, with the right people involved, the concept would work in Bristol,

Bristol has the growing businesses, the entrepreneurs with experience and some spare capital and there is a huge amount of goodwill for our city. What perhaps was needed was a process at matching the Businesses with the Capital and Skills. The Bristol Private Equity Club provides that process, our very own Dragon’s Den!

Covid-19: An update from BPEC

We have been supporting Bristol’s entrepreneurs by reaching out to all the companies in our portfolio to offer them advice and support during these challenging times. We have continued to complete deals, despite all the difficulties of the last year.

We are hoping that events will resume soon as Government restrictions are lifted. Look out for details as soon as they are confirmed.

Investment Process

The Club has developed a template to initially assess new investment proposals. Proposals that do not fit this template are likely to be rejected. The template assesses, amongst other things: Enterprise Value ...

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News & Press

SPACE FORGE LIFT OFF WITH BIG NAME INVESTMENT

Space Forge – a business started in Bristol that is developing a reusable manufacturing space satellite - is set ...

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July 2021

Will Britton of AutonoMe answers questions about investment.

AutonoMe, which has received funding from BPEC, is a Bristol-based EdTech ...

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July 2021

INVESTMENT BOOST CREATES JOBS AT BRISTOL SOFTWARE FIRM

A Bristol-based software business that is revolutionising the way home improvement ...

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June 2021

FUNDING FOR MEDICAL SCIENCE BUSINESS

Scientists based in Bristol working on leading edge medical treatments have ...

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May 2021

New digital employment training service for vulnerable people coming to Bristol

In a bid to help vulnerable people participate in a post-COVID ...

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May 2021

BRISTOL BATTERY BUSINESS CLINCHES £1.2M FUNDING

Bristol-based entrepreneurs, who have developed techniques to incorporate graphene into Li-ion ...

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April 2021

Bristol firm’s camera helps find gas leaks

A quantum-enabled gas imaging Lidar camera able to visualise and quantify ...

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April 2021

BRISTOL ENTREPRENEURS INVEST IN START UPS

A group of successful entrepreneurs from the Bristol area have set ...

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March 2021

Opportunities and Information

EIS

What is an Enterprise Investment Scheme? Enterprise Investment Schemes were launched in 1994 to replace Business Expansion Schemes. It is designed More…

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Investment Info

The Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC) Founded in 2016, BPEC is an organisation that introduces high-net worth individuals to local More…

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SEIS

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) was launched by the United Kingdom government on 6 April 2012 in order to encourage investors to finance start-up’s by providing tax breaks for More…

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