Capital Market,Investment and Securities

The Firm is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a Corporate Legal Consultant and currently has three sponsored individuals registered as consultants with the SEC. 

The Firm has an outstanding track record and is well known for its handling of several high profile and complex transactions in the areas of Capital Market. The Firm has advised in cross border listings, public offers and rights issues. The Firm has advised on the establishment of unit trusts and specialist funds like real estate investment trusts and exchange traded funds.
The Firm is renowned for advising on the establishment of Nigeria’s premier REIT – the Union Homes REIT and has was recently involved in the establishment of another REIT. The Firm also advised on all legal issues relating to the running of an on-line securities trading portal.

The Firm is actively involved in recapitalizations and mergers across varying industries in the Nigerian economy, and was adviser to two prominent insurance companies in Nigeria on a scheme of merger. The Firm is currently advising a Nigerian company on its acquisition of the substantial stock of an International Oil Company.
The Firm also advises on banking, credit and secured credit transactions, having represented financial institutions and private investors in various transactions. The Firm has also been involved in the recapitalisation processes in the banking and finance industry in Nigeria in the last couple of years, where it offered advice on the scheme of merger arrangement of a number of banks and insurance companies.