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David Sola
Managing Director
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Mr Sola is a Managing Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Corporate Finance Group. He specialises in complex situations with difficult financial, legal, and transaction dynamics. Mr Sola has been the lead M&A banker on more than $60 billion of completed transactions across a broad range of industries and geographies. Mr Sola has also completed equity and debt financings in the public and private markets, advised on financial restructurings and joint ventures, and managed a private equity portfolio. He is based in the firm’s London office and has worked in London for more than 20 years.

Before joining the firm, Mr Sola was the Managing Director responsible for Softbank Corp’s technology investments in Europe, and before that was Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions in Europe for UBS Investment Bank. He started his career in New York, as a Vice President in M&A at CSFB and, prior to that, as an Associate at the law firm Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz.

Mr Sola holds an AB in Physics from Princeton University and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He has UK and US citizenship and is admitted to the New York State Bar.