Luis Martin

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Luis is Director of Legal and Governance at the British Business Bank, the UK Government’s economic development bank for SME access to finance. Luis was part of the team that established the Bank, which began operating on 1 November 2014. Since then he has advised on over £1bn of investments and funding schemes through diverse funding structures, including venture capital funds, private debt funds, peer to peer lending platforms, contingent convertible notes and funding lines to asset finance providers. More recently Luis has been responsible for structuring and execution of the £400m Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund and the £250m Midlands Engine Investment Fund. Prior to joining the Bank Luis worked as a corporate finance lawyer in private practice and as general counsel at a boutique investment bank