The gunmaker Beretta, through its UK subsidiary GMK Ltd, has acquired the iconic luxury gunmaker Holland and Holland Ltd from Mousseluxe S.à.r.l.
Holland & Holland is one of the foremost brands in British gun-making, serving elite international clients with the world’s finest handmade shotguns and rifles.
Beretta was founded in 1526 and is the oldest active manufacturer of firearms components in the world. Holland and Holland is a fitting partner, fulfilling all the elements of finest gun making; a rich history, independent manufacturing facilities and outstanding products. Included in the deal is the prestigious Holland & Holland Shooting Ground, located in West London, which boasts some of the finest facilities in the UK.
Jonathan Porteous, who led the team at Stevens & Bolton, commented “we are delighted to have acted for Beretta on this exciting deal that sees them grow in prominence in the UK market.”
The Stevens & Bolton team also included Rebecca Hunt (corporate), Gabrielle Holgate (pensions) and Joanne Purnell (real estate).