Buster + Punch
London-based interiors brand
Mobeus VCT Fundraising
Founded in 2012 by architect and industrial designer Massimo Buster Minale, Buster + Punch works with rare, solid materials to make extraordinary items for everyday use. From lighting and hardware to custom motorcycles and whisky bars, it creates unexpected and elegant interiors. Its work is inspired by London’s fashion and music scenes and it has set itself a challenge to transform all those ordinary everyday fittings in your home into the most extraordinary ‘must-haves’. Buster + Punch’s products are now sold in over 50 countries, both directly to end-consumers, designers and architects, and through well-known retailers including John Lewis, Heal’s and Harrods.
We invested £2.9m to accelerate B+P’s growth prospects. Self-funded to date, this was the company’s first external fundraising.
Our investment will be used to grow the brand internationally, notably in North America. It will also extend the brand by broadening its product range. The funding means B+P can invest in stock, marketing, system improvements and in building the team.
“I started Buster + Punch building custom motorbikes which slowly gave birth to the full range of home detailing products we sell today. The only bike I never managed to finish was an old Indian, it has a deep glossy red tank and is finished with hand-lathed bronze details. People ‘gasp’ when they see it standing still in the corner, longing for the day it will finally see the sun. Well today is that day – our new partnership with Mobeus means that Buster + Punch (and my old Indian) finally get the fuel they need to show the world what they have been missing.”
Massimo Buster Minale
Buster + Punch, Founder and Creative Director