Partner, O'Melveny & Myers
Solomon Wifa is head of the London office of O’Melveny & Myers and a member of the Investment Funds and Securitization Practice. Solomon has significant experience in the investment funds sector and has acted on a number of international and domestic private equity transactions including the establishment of private equity, hedge, buyout, mezzanine and venture capital funds and carried interest schemes. He has also advised on a number of buy-out, venture and development capital investments.
Solomon has advised on a wide range of primary and secondary transactions in private equity and hedge funds and has advised on a variety of sector focused funds, including funds focused on sectors such as renewable energy, real estate, technology, infrastructure. He has also advised on emerging market funds focused on China, sub-Saharan Africa, India, Turkey and Central and Eastern European.
Solomon qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and is ranked as a leading adviser by Chambers UK 2011, which notes “Solomon Wifa is ‘rigorous, intelligent and recognised for his technical knowledge.’”