Composites industry specialist Magnum Venus Products Europe has been acquired by the Tricel Group - in a deal supported on both sides by our specialists.

MVP Europe is a leading supplier of specialist equipment and materials to the UK composites industry. After more than 30 years, the business will become part of Tricel Group following the completion of a share sale.

MVP Europe, which is based in Brierley Hill in the West Midlands, worked with advisors at Knights on the sale. Partner Jon Start and Senior Associate Alex Morris leading a team of specialists supported by Mia Drury and employment lawyer Michelle Wooding.

Mark Owen, owner of MVP Europe, said:

“I was delighted with the expertise and professional support provided by Jon, Alex and the team at Knights. Their diligent and commercial approach combined with excellent legal advice was fundamental to achieving completion of the transaction."

Gloucester-based Tricel Group were also advised on the long-running transaction by Knights – supported by Partner James Hawkins, employment specialist Linda Wylie and real Estate lawyer Caroline Melville following our arrival in Bristol following an acquisition in 2023.

Tricel Group CFO, David Flahive, said:

“This was a lengthy and complex transaction and once again James and the rest of the Knights team at Bristol delivered the high levels of service and expertise that Tricel have grown to expect”.