Gregory Broome is a partner in the San Francisco office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Sonsini, where his practice focuses on partnership and corporate taxation matters, including significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, and renewable energy and project development and finance.

Prior to joining the firm, Greg was a partner at Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner in San Francisco.

  • Represented KLA Tencor in its merger with Lam Industries
  • Represented in its acquisition by KKR and Silver Lake Partners and subsequent Up-C IPO
  • Represented solar and wind developers (including SunRun and SolarCity) in tax-equity financings using pass-through lease, flip partnership, and sale-leaseback structures
  • Structured a $1.3 billion private equity fund focused on the energy sector whose investors consisted of taxable, tax-exempt, and foreign entities; provided advice in connection with the fund's potential equity investment in various renewable and traditional projects
  • Structured the purchase and disposition of a biomass-generating facility that involved production tax credits
  • Structured a private equity fund's acquisition of a group of companies operating gas-recovery systems with activities expected to generate production tax credits
  • Represented a leading power company in the negotiation and sale of preferred-equity partnership interests and the subsequent overall financing of a gas-fired generation project focusing on allocation and distribution
  • Represented a leading utility in connection with the $810 million monetization of its communications assets through a leveraged-partnership structure
  • Represented public-private partnerships in the development, construction, financing, operation, and management of military facilities in South Carolina and Hawaii, including all partnership tax characterization and planning issues
  • Represented a leading power company in $1 billion securitization of "in the money" power purchase agreements
  • Represented a leading power company in connection with its issuance of $1 billion of contingent convertible zero coupon debentures
  • Advised the tax-free partnership division of a $3 billion dollar publishing company
  • Represented a leading hotel operator in connection with tax-favored financing and 1031 exchanges
  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, 1990
  • B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1984
  • Greg has spoken at several conferences on the topics of mergers and acquisitions, utility financing, and the use of partnerships and limited liability companies.
  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of New York
  • U.S. Tax Court

Contact Information

One Market Plaza
Spear Tower, Suite 3300
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone | 415-947-2139

Email | Greg

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