Meet the team

Gleacher Shacklock has approximately 40 staff including its partners.

Martin Falkner

Partner, Head of Utilities & Infrastructure

Martin Falkner is one of the founding partners of Gleacher Shacklock, leading its Utilities & Infrastructure business.

Martin has significant experience in providing strategic financial and M&A advice to major companies and investors in the European transport, utility, waste and infrastructure sectors. He has broad experience of UK public transactions and has advised on some of the leading transactions in the sector, including the acquisition of Signature Plc by a consortium of long term investors, the non-GIP shareholders on the sale of Gatwick, the sale of Associated British Ports, IFM on its investment in Manchester Airports Group and simultaneous acquisition of Stansted airport, PSP on its acquisition of a controlling interest in Angel Trains, and the acquisition of Porterbrook Leasing by a consortium of institutional and infrastructure investors.

Prior to Gleacher Shacklock, Martin was Co-Head of Merrill Lynch’s European Energy & Power team, before which he worked for BZW, latterly as global head of the firm’s utilities business.

Martin has an MA in Physics from Oxford University.