At the heart of Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie’s areas of specialisation is its market-leading Corporate Advisory Practice. The team advises on mergers, acquisitions, investments, corporate restructuring, general, corporate and commercial matters. The firm’s oldest and largest practice group, it continues to earn some of our most notable and recurring peer and client commendations, as evinced by international rankings and accolades over three decades.
The team has extensive domestic and cross-border transactional experience advising corporates, conglomerates, investors, joint venture partners, shareholders, boards of directors, financial institutions, regulators, and a host of other local, regional and international clients. The sectors that these clients operate in include oil and gas, banking, finance, telecommunications, fast-moving consumer goods, food, beverage, packaging, brewery, manufacturing health, logistics, insurance, infrastructure, retail, power and agriculture, among many others.
The team routinely advises on mergers, de-mergers, acquisitions, domestic and foreign investments, restructuring, commercial contracts, joint ventures and strategic alliances, equity and asset disposals, employment, foreign investment, due diligence and risk management, governance, including anti-trust, competition, business ethics and anti-corruption issues, and insolvency, among other matters.
Members of the team have been involved in advising the office of the Senate President on the legal and regulatory reforms required to enhance the business environment in Nigeria, including the review of the Nigerian Companies and Allied Matters Act.
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“Front-running group that is known for its involvement in joint ventures, equity and asset investments and strategic alliances. Also advises on real estate, energy and industrial matters. Incredibly experienced in handling cross-border transactions for institutional investors, financiers and global fund managers.” – Chambers Global, 2019
“We found them to be very commercially oriented in their approach to legal advice. In situations where we faced obstacles moving our transactions forward, we found them to be solutions-driven in their advice.” – Chambers Global, 2019
UUBO- “always looking for better ways to help us achieve our objectives.” “Their strength is that they give commercial advice. “Chambers Global,2021
UUBO corporate team advises restaurant brands international on the franchising of the burger king brand in Nigeria
The UUBO Corporate Advisory team is pleased to have advised Restaurant Brands International, the New York and Toronto listed company which owns some of the world’s most prominent restaurant brands including BURGER KING®️, on its franchise arrangement for the BURGER KING®️ brand in Nigeria, which has led to the entry of the BURGER KING®️ restaurant brand into the Nigerian market and widening of the brand’s presence in Africa.
The transaction advisory team was led by UUBO Corporate partner, Ozofu ‘Latunde Ogiemudia, and included Kunle Durosinmi- Etti, Babatunde Olayinka, Chisom Okolie and Bolaji Odekunle.
For more information about our corporate advisory practice, please email us at email@example.com.