David Marshall


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David Marshall

David is a Corporate partner with over 20 years experience of all forms of M&A and a particular focus on private equity, venture capital and growth capital transactions in the technology sector. He advises investors, management teams, founders, investee companies, family offices, corporate venture teams at multinationals and development banks.

David's experience includes buyouts, minority co-investments, early stage funding rounds, bolt-on acquisitions, disposals and portfolio management. He has particular experience in the technology and energy sectors.

David previously spent three years in Moscow, advising oil majors on significant downstream projects.

Related Experience

  • Modern Times Group (Sweden) - on their acquisitions of Hutch Games (UK), Ninja Kiwi (New Zealand) and Playsimple (India)*
  • Management of Commify (UK) on their buyout by Hg Capital (UK)*
  • Management of ISI Emerging Markets (UK/Singapore/Hong Kong) on an initial buyout by CITIC (China) and a subsequent buyout by Montagu Private Equity (UK)*
  • Management of Fotona (Slovenia/U.S.) on their buyout by Vitruvian Partners (Germany)*
  • Management of Jane's Defence (UK/U.S.) on their buyout by Montagu Private Equity (UK)*
  • Management of WFS (France/Singapore) on their buyout by Cerberus (U.S.)*
  • Starling Bank (UK) on successive funding rounds*
  • Deliveroo (UK) on its Series F funding round*
  • Shell Ventures (UK and Netherlands) on venture investments and in-house start-ups in the UK, Israel and Germany*
  • Tech start-ups FundingXchange (UK) and Smartpipe (UK) on various funding rounds*
  • Brink's (U.S.) on a confidential UK investment
  • Major energy company on a confidential UK investment
  • Commify (UK) on numerous bolt-on acquisitions in the UK and Europe*
  • Enterprise AMS Group (UK) on its acquisition by Arcadis (Netherlands)*
  • XPV Water Partners (Canada) on the buyout of Metasphere (UK)*
  • ArchiMed (France) on the buyouts of Deallus Consulting (UK/U.S./Japan) and Vita Health Group (UK)*
  • Lyceum Capital (UK) on the buyouts of Access (UK) and adapt (UK)*
  • Bridgepoint Development Capital (UK) on the buyout of Shimtech Industries (UK)*
  • LDC (UK) on its investment in Mountain Warehouse (UK)*
  • NVM (UK) on its investment in Haystack Dryers (UK)*
  • Management teams at Alliance Boots, Xafinity, emap, Camelot, Evaluate, Iris Software, Innovia, Phlexglobal, Civica, TSL Education, Jimmy Choo, Gaucho and Wowcher on buyouts by KKR, Advent, Apax, Ontario Teachers, Hg, Arle, Inflexion, 3i, Charterhouse, Towerbrook, ICG and Exponent
  • Smartphone manufacturer HTC (Taiwan) on the sale of Saffron Digital (UK) to Cinram (U.S.)*
  • adapt (UK) on the acquisitions of eLINIA (UK) and Sleek Networks (UK)*
  • itelligence AG (Germany) on two UK acquisitions*

*Prior to joining Baker Botts


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