Debra Martin > Geldards LLP > Derby, England > Lawyer Profile

Geldards LLP
DE24 8QR
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Debra heads up the Corporate practice in the Midlands. She specialises in corporate finance and has worked on a range of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, disposals, private equity deals, transitions to employee ownership and joint venture investments and shareholder arrangements. Her clients range from corporate bodies, owner managers, family-run companies, management teams, employee ownership trusts, business angels and institutional funds. Debra’s strength and depth of experience is reflected by the broad range of needs she manages for her diverse client base.

Debra regularly undertakes transactions for owner managers and corporates looking for investment to grow their businesses, either organically or through a buy and build strategy, and business angels and institutional funds looking to make equity investments in privately owned companies in the UK. Transitioning the ownership of businesses is also a regular feature of Debra’s work, either to a third party by way of a sale, or to a management team through a Management Buy Out, or to employees by transition to an Employee Ownership Trust.

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Nottingham and Derby

Headed by Debra Martin, the corporate practice at Geldards LLP leverages its extensive expertise working with domestic and foreign clients on disposals, acquisitions and private equity transactions; she is also experienced in assisting owners to transition the ownership of their business to their employees. Jamie Goldberg combines his commercial and sports experience to assist athletes on their commercial agreements, sponsorship and image rights licences.