Banking & Finance


Our Firm represents a wide variety of financial institutions including several of the leading merchant and commercial banks, various institutional lenders and borrowers in Nigeria.

Our expertise includes but is not limited to the preparation and perfecting of banking and security documentation, project financing, takeover financing, international trade issues, trust and corporate matters, advice on Nigeria's banking and monetary legislation, mergers, acquisitions, stock offerings and various regulatory matters, and litigation arising from any of the above issues. We advise our various clients on capital market issues, including banks raising their capital preparatory to meeting the statutory N25B capital requirement, on mergers and acquisitions and due diligence with special emphasis on financial institutions, recapitalization and issues relating to ownership and control of the bank We also proffer guidance on loan documentation, asset-based finance and construction finance. Off balance sheet and lease transactions, project financing and leasing debt advisory and rescheduling, local and offshore secured and syndicated loan transactions and guarantees, structured trade finance, securitization, and foreign exchange regulations and hedging mechanisms

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