Martin Falkner

Martin Falkner


Martin is one of the founding partners of Gleacher Shacklock and is a member of its Management Committee.  He runs the firm’s Utilities & Infrastructure business.

Previously co-head of Merrill Lynch’s European Energy & Power business, for over 20 years Martin has focused on providing strategic, financial and M&A advice to major companies and investors in the European transport, waste, infrastructure and utilities sectors.

Martin has advised on over £50bn of M&A transactions, including some of the landmark transactions within the sector such as advising British Energy on its £12.5bn takeover by EDF, the £4bn acquisition of Porterbrook, the shareholders in Associated British Ports on their £4bn sale, IFM on its £1.2bn investment in Manchester Airport Group and simultaneous acquisition of Stansted airport and certain shareholders of Gatwick airport on the £4bn sale of a 50.01% interest to Vinci.


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