Banking & Finance

Our team represent banks and other financial institutions as well as corporate borrowers, in organizing and implementing the most intricate financings on a breadth of banking and finance issues which usually incorporation, establishment, regulatory capital, foreign exchange and other general regulatory compliance issues including Central Bank of Nigeria regulations and the operations of banks and other financial institutions that operate in the sector.

The firm also routinely advises on corporate and commercial lending, syndicated financing, asset-based lending, debt capital markets, real estate financing, hotel financing, project and structured finance transactions. It has structured transactions relating to debt restructuring, debt to equity conversions, swaps and other derivative transactions and other forms of acquisition finance.

We take a practical, business-oriented approach to achieving clients’ objectives. Our lawyers have an advanced understanding of the expectations and requirements of both sides to a financing transaction and provide guidance personalised to each client’s needs.

The finance sectors across the world have experienced unparalleled changes in recent times. Our clients require that we understand their businesses and industry in which they operate so as to assist them to respond to rapid market changes. Taking the time to grasp the industries of our clients helps us to provide commercial resolutions.