Deals update July 2018
Twelve companies will line-up on 1st March, to pitch their value proposition at the Scale | South West Executive Evening. Strengthening Bristol’s reputation as a tech, creative and media hub, PwC and Business West, in collaboration with Engine Shed have identified a dozen fast-growth companies in the South West and Wales who will embark on an exciting journey to help tackle the challenges of ‘scaling up’.
Bristol ranked top 5 and continues to outperform other UK cities - PwC’s Good Growth for Cities index 2017
The Independent Judges were impressed with sustainable growth, the bold acquisition of Bath Ales, product diversifications, and continued investment back into the business, including new brewing technologies.
One of the Independent Judges said “Viper has created one of the most innovative products I have encountered. Solving a really critical problem for subsea electrical systems and saving the oil majors significant costs in repairs and downtime”.
On the 18th July the Brunel Pension Partnership (“Brunel”) formally incorporated its operating company – the Brunel Pension Partnership Limited (“BPP Ltd”). Subject to FCA authorisation, BPP Ltd will act as the operating company for the management of the assets of the founding members’ Local Government Pension Scheme assets.
Strong financials, ambitious growth plans and a community engagement programme that is a cut above sees Exeter Rugby Group shortlisted as finalist in PwC’s West of England Business of the Year Awards