Marc Schipper joined Panmure Gordon in 2018 and leads the team that advises media, communications and technology companies, as well as businesses experiencing or taking advantage of digital convergence in their industries.
Marc is a multi-lingual Dutch/British entrepreneur who has invested in, run and exited companies in the UK and the US. He has a strong mix of networks and experiences in corporate as well as entrepreneurial settings, both as an investor and as a principal. He combines this with significant experience in scaling businesses, both organically and through acquisition/roll-up, as well as restructuring them when required.
Prior to joining Panmure Gordon, Marc was Director and Joint CEO of Hammer Films after he led the management buyout of Hammer, which he exited in 2018. During his tenure, Hammer was brought back into production, after a fallow period of more than 25 years, across such areas as film, theatre, publishing and digital content, and to date has generated over $225m of global box office from its slate of new productions.
Previous experience includes roles as Director and CEO of film producer, financier and distributor Exclusive Media, after serving as the company’s COO prior to that; he was based in Los Angeles and London for this role.
Before Exclusive Media he was Managing Director of Strategy and Corporate Development at Chellomedia, the content subsidiary of Liberty Global, following a period as deputy head of Liberty Global’s corporate strategy team. Marc also worked for Merrill Lynch in the European energy and power group, focusing on M&A.
Marc has Executive Produced and structured the business aspects of numerous feature films, including The Lodge (2019), Woman In Black 1 & 2 (2012 & 2015), Begin Again (2014), Rush (2013), Snitch (2013), End Of Watch (2012), Ides Of March (2011), as well as plays and immersive theatre such as Hammer House Of Horror Live: The Soulless Ones (2017).