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Managing Director

Telecom, Media & Technology


Marshall Phelps is a Managing Director and member of the Telecommunications, Media& Technology group at Lazard Middle Market. Marshall has 15+ years of experience providing strategic advice to public and private companies, private equity funds, and entrepreneurs regarding critical M&A and corporate finance transactions, as well as long-term growth strategies, market trends, and competitive positioning. Marshall is a leading advisor to global media, sports, entertainment, and related technology companies, with additional expertise advising clients across the business services spectrum.

Representative transactions include advising:

  • BestReviews, on the sale of majority interest to tronc
  • Competitor Group, on its sale to World Triathalon Corporation (IRONMAN)
  • SportsMEDIA Technology (SMT) on its acquisition of Sportvision
  • Freedom Scientific, a portfolio company of Wafra Partners, on its sale to Vector Capital
  • Qualspec Group, a portfolio company of Clearview Capital, on its sale to Team
  • SDI Media on its sale to a consortium of Japanese companies led by Imagica Robot Holdings
  • AGDATA, a portfolio company of SFW Capital Partners, on its sale to Vista Equity Partners
  • Learfield Sports, on its sale to Shamrock Capital Advisors

Prior to joining Lazard Middle Market, Mr. Phelps was an Associate in the private equity group at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, a leading international law firm.

Mr. Phelps received a Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University. In 2016, he was recognized as a “40 Under 40 Dealmaker” by the M&A Advisor.

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