Provided by Weyinmi Popo
Weyinmi Popo is a cross-border corporate lawyer focusing on private equity and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions involving Africa. He advises various Africa-focused private equity sponsors, strategic investors and family offices on complex cross-border investments. Weyinmi is a native of Nigeria and is a regular contributor to thought leadership on legal and other issues regarding cross-border transactions in Africa. He also advises UK and international clients on M&A, private equity, infrastructure and energy transactions.
UK Financial Conduct Authority Publishes Consultation Paper on New Diversity Requirements for Listed Companies – July 2021; UK Proposes New Climate-related Disclosure Rules for Standard Listed Companies – July 2021; UK Extends Mandatory TCFD Climate Disclosures Beyond Premium Listed Companies to All Large Companies and LLPs – April 2021; What You Need to Know about Investing in Africa – December 2020.
DLP, University of Bristol, 1997; LL.B., University of Bristol, 1995; B.C.L., University of Oxford, 1996.
Weyinmi Popo is recognised for his strong roster of private equity clients, regularly advising on inbound African investments. Based in London, he has experience working on transactions involving financial services, manufacturing and telecoms.
"Weyinmi Popo is an excellent practitioner."