23 October 2014
B P Collins LLP stars in sale of Propshop (Model Makers)
Thames Valley based law firm, B P Collins LLP has advised the shareholders of Pinewood Studios based Propshop (Model Makers) Limited on the sale of the entire share capital to Voxeljet AG.
The business, located in Buckinghamshire, which has historically supplied props to films including The Dark Knight Rises and SkyFall, has been acquired by the leading, German manufacturer of industrial 3D printing systems.
Propshop will become Voxeljet UK, a wholly owned subsidiary of the company, and will continue to support the film and entertainment industry as it has done since its inception in 2002. Lawyers from B P Collins’ corporate and commercial and employment teams acted on behalf of the shareholders of Propshop throughout the sale, the value of which has not been disclosed.
Diane Yarrow, Partner, B P Collins LLP, who led the team comments: “B P Collins LLP has had a trusted relationship with Propshop (Model Makers) Limited and its shareholders for over four years. We were pleased to have advised the owners and founders of the Pinewood Studios based business, James and Amanda Enright, on the sale of their shares, ensuring a smooth transition to their new posts reporting to the management board of a Voxeljet AG.”
James Enright, founder and chief executive of Propshop, comments: “We’re really excited to be working with Voxeljet and the opportunities that it presents. We have a great relationship with B P Collins and their passion and experience around this type of transaction has been invaluable throughout. ”
Enright will now join the company as managing director of Voxeljet UK and vice president for consumer markets.