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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

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

SETsquared Bristol contributes 10% of total investment raised in South West for third consecutive year

SETsquared Bristol is delighted to announce that its members raised a combined ...

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February 2021

BILLS MANAGEMENT BUSINESS RECEIVES £115k FROM BRISTOL PRIVATE EQUITY CLUB

A Bristol-based technology business which manages household bills for students has ...

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January 2021

BRISTOL BACKING FOR GENOMEKEY

A group of successful Bristol-based entrepreneurs has invested £192,500 into a ...

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January 2021

BPEC beneficiaries celebrate awards successes

Three Bristol-based technology businesses which received vital early-stage investment from Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC) have been recognised at two prestigious ...

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November 2020

NEWABLE VENTURES AND BRISTOL PRIVATE EQUITY CLUB SECURE £10M COMMITMENT FROM BRITISH BUSINESS INVESTMENTS

Newable Ventures and Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC) have secured £10m ...

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November 2020

Investment helps space company take off

A Bristol business that is developing a reusable manufacturing satellite that ...

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April 2020

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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