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Davinia Martens

Tel:
Work + 32 2 639 36 11
Baker McKenzie LLP

Work Department

Corporate Finance

Position

Davinia Martens is a partner in the Corporate Finance Practice Group of Baker McKenzie's Brussels office. She advises clients in the field of corporate finance, covering both domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, buy-outs, private equity and venture capital transactions. She also advises in multi-jurisdictional corporate restructurings and complex corporate compliance and governance matters.

Career

Davinia joined Baker McKenzie in 2004 and became Partner in 2016.

Languages

Dutch, French and English

Member

Davinia is a member of the Brussels Bar.

Education

  • Vlerick Leuven Ghent Management School (Master's Degree General Management magna cum laude) (2004)
  • University of Ghent (Graduate Economics and Business Administration magna cum laude) (2003)
  • University of Ghent (Law Degree cum laude) (2002)


Belgium

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Baker McKenzie CVBA/SCRL’s team has ‘a solution-driven approach’ and a broad private and public M&A practice, where it takes leading roles on significant global transactions. A cross-office team including Roel Meers in Belgium and partners in Japan advised Panasonic on the €294m acquisition of Zetes Industries. Practice head Koen Vanhaerents worked alongside UK-based colleagues in assisting TVH Group with its proposed public takeover of Lavendon. Davinia Martens was promoted to the partnership and Dominique Maes is also noted.

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Private equity

Within: Private equity

Koen Vanhaerents heads the private equity practice at Baker McKenzie CVBA/SCRL, the strengths of which echo those of the firm as a whole, and include a strong capacity to handle multi-jurisdictional transactions for well-known clients. On the seller side, recent highlights include its advice to Oystershell on its acquisition by Gilde; Luc Meeus and Davinia Martens led the advice. Meeus also assisted Valience with a substantial new financing round of Feops. The highly experienced Dominique Maes is another key figure.

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