GMK Ltd (previously Gunmark until January 1998) is a privately owned enterprise which commenced trading in 1971 and has been continuously owned and managed by the Waktare family. In 2006 Beretta, the major supplier to GMK bought 20% of the company. In March 2013, Beretta increased their share of the business to 60%. The remaining 40% continues to be owned by the Waktare family. GMK’s objective is to establish the best range of guns and country sports accessories available in the UK. The company has been the leading UK shooting sports distributor for many years. Their product range includes brands which are the market leaders in their particular field, and others which are produced by some of the best manufacturers in the world. The brands that they exclusively represent in the UK include Beretta, Benelli, ATK, Sako, Leupold, Lanber, Franchi and a host of accessory suppliers from the UK and the rest of the world.