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AddressSt Nicholas House, (10th, 12th & 13th Floors), Catholic Mission Street, Lagos, Nigeria.
Aanuoluwapo Odunaike is an Associate and a member of the firm’s Corporate and Commercial team. Since joining the firm, she has been involved in a wide range of matters, including general corporate advisory, private equity, capital markets, real estate, energy, project finance and litigation.
Advising a leading power generation and distribution company on the debt restructuring of a facility provided by three Nigerian Lenders to the company’s affiliate;
Advising a leading energy company in connection with the restructuring of loan facilities worth an aggregated US$723,000,000.00, aimed at mitigating the impact of the devaluation of the Naira on its business;
Advising a leading oil and gas company on the debt restructuring of US$1.83 billion Senior Secured Medium-Term Acquisition Facility provided to the company by a syndicate of onshore and offshore lenders;
Part of the team advising on the formation of a private equity fund;
Part of the team advising on the establishment of a real estate fund;
Part of the team advising on the establishment of an investment holding company for an investment of USD 2.5 million;
Advising a leading Nigerian broadband communication solution integrator on the financing of fibre optic cables and the restructuring of existing debt;
Part of the team advising on the acquisition of a 20% equity in an insurance company;
Part of the team advising on the 100% acquisition of a communications company;
Part of the team that assisted several Nigerian and Non-Nigerian companies and organisations with the acquisition of properties;
Part of the team advising on the establishment of a housing scheme and capital raising exercise of USD 50 million;
Part of several teams that conducted high-level due diligence on several Nigerian companies;
Part of the team that advised on a proposed share sale of USD 26 million;
Part of several teams assisting Nigerian and Non-Nigerian companies and organizations with statutory registrations and fillings with the relevant regulators; and
Advises various foreign companies on their proposed investments in Nigerian companies and is part of the team that conducts due diligence exercises on the various target companies.
UUBO team advises on proposed BAXI/Capricorn Digital limited buyout by MFS Africa
We are pleased to have advised Capricorn Digital Limited, one of Nigeria’s larger digital solution providers, on its proposed acquisition by MFS Africa Nigeria Holdings Limited, in one of Nigeria’s largest FinTech acquisition deals. The investment, which is subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria, will enable both MFS Africa and Baxi/Capricorn to scale their operations extensively and widen their presence in other African countries in line with their shared corporate values of innovation and technical excellence.
The multidisciplinary Nigerian transaction advisory team was led by UUBO M&A and Private Equity team partner, Folake Elias Adebowale, and included @iamujuude, @kelechi.ibe_ , @officially_bond, @dami.ady , @dpobuchi, @debbynotadowner and @iwuozo_k_godson, working with a cross-border group of advisers.
Team advises lead investor on series A investment round in bamboo global INC
We are pleased to have advised on the Nigerian elements of a recent Series A investment round in Bamboo Global Inc (Bamboo), the parent company of Bamboo Systems Technology Limited.
Greycroft VC and Tiger Global LL.C co-led the financing round in the online investment business with participation from Motley Fool Ventures, Chrysalis Capital and key yCombinator CEO, Michael Seibel, among others.
This is expected to support plans to scale the business’s tech infrastructure, launch more products and expand access in new markets across Africa to global investment platforms.
UUBO’s multi-disciplinary Nigerian transaction advisory team was led by private equity and M&A teams partner, Folake Elias-Adebowale, and included Lisa Esamah, Bond Eke-Opara, Tobechi Nwokocha, Aanuoluwapo Odunaike, Godson Iwuozo, Precious David, Faith Oseghale, Daniel Adedigba and Ayomide Soretire.
For more information about UUBO, its teams and our full service offerings, including in Private Equity & Venture Capital, M&A, FinTech and Capital Markets, please contact us at email@example.com.
Our transaction team was led by private equity partner, Folake Elias-Adebowale, with specialist input from #power and #finance team partners, Adeola Sunmola and Onyinye Okafor, and principal support from Tobechi Nwokocha, Godson Iwuozo and Aanu Odunaike.
For more information about UUBO’s #Private Equity, #M&A, #Energy, and other market-leading practice area offerings, please visit our website on www.uubo.org.
Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie is pleased to have advised LeapFrog Investments on its strategic investment, with Tana Africa Capital, in Interswitch, one of Africa’s leading technology-driven companies focused on the digitisation of payments. The investment is expected to assist in supporting Interswitch’s drive to advance the payment ecosystem across Africa.
A portion of the investment has been acquired from existing shareholders, with Ignite Holdco Limited, made up of Helios Investment Partners and TA Associates, remaining the largest shareholder in the business following the transaction. More information about the transaction is available to read here:
Our transaction team was led by private equity and M&A team partner, Folake Elias-Adebowale, with principal support from associates Bond Eke-Okpara, Aanu Odunaike and Precious David and additional support from Babatunde Olayinka, Pamela Onah, Dami Adedoyin and Chigor Weli-Igwe.
For more information about UUBO’s Private Equity, M&A, Energy, and other market-leading practice area offerings, please visit our website at www.uubo.org.