Magma Corporate Finance have acted as lead advisor on the management buyout (MBO) of Film Logistics Limited, a leading specialist in the provision of transport support to the film & TV sector.

Based in Towcester, Film Logistics Limited are experts in providing costume, props, camera, sound and construction vehicles to studios or locations across the UK. Their innovative cloud-based booking facility enables them to locate, book and action their client’s need for transport quickly and efficiently.

Magma Corporate Finance, alongside colleagues within the Magma tax team, structured and advised on the successful MBO, which sees the current management team of Christopher Sawyer, Michael Matthews and Evie Dibble acquire the business.

Exiting shareholder Richard Mills commented: “The support Magma Corporate Finance offered during the MBO process was invaluable. They spent time really understanding our business and motivations and were therefore able to create a deal structure that worked for all the involved parties. We would certainly recommend the Magma team to other businesses looking to complete a similar transaction.”

Shafwaan Bheda of Magma Corporate Finance added: “We are delighted to have structured and delivered this MBO transaction for the client, with the new ownership structure creating an exciting new chapter at Film Logistics that supports the company’s ambitious expansion plans. We wish the shareholders and the incoming management team at Film Logistics the very best for the future.”

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