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Lisa Esamah



Lisa Esamah is an Associate and a member of the firm’s Banking and Finance, Capital Markets and Corporate Advisory teams. Since joining the firm, she has been involved in a wide range of matters, including debt and equity Capital markets, mergers and acquisition and general corporate advisory.


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Capital Markets

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie’s Capital Markets team and its Mergers & Acquisitions team have advised on the consolidation of the BUA Group’s sugar, flour, pasta, rice, and oil businesses into BUA Foods PLC, and on the subsequent listing by introduction of the shares of BUA Foods PLC in the consumer goods sector of the Main Board of Nigerian Exchange Limited, with the trading symbol “BUAFoods”, adding, as a result, N720 billion to the market capitalisation of Nigerian Exchange Limited.

The Capital Markets team that advised on the listing was led by Yinka Edu and included Ekundayo Onajobi, Lisa Esamah, Ikenna Edeh, and Dumebi Anike-Nweze.

The M&A team that advised on the consolidation included Yinka Edu, Folake Elias-Adebowale, Amina Ibrahim, Ekundayo Onajobi, Temi Okeowo, Mesuabari Mene-Josiah, Uju Ude and Bond Eke-Okpara. For information about UUBO and our offerings, please visit or email us at

Private Equity

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

Banking and Finance

UUBO advised on MTN Nigeria’s initial public offer – N 478.2 billion equity shelf programme establishment and series 1 offer

UUBO is pleased to have advised on the establishment of a N 478.2 billion equity shelf programme and the Series 1 offer for sale of 575 million shares thereunder, by MTN Nigeria Communications PLC. The firm acted for the Selling Shareholder – MTN International (Mauritius) Limited.

The Series 1 offer was 139.47% oversubscribed and the transaction was the first public offer via a digital platform in Nigeria.

The UUBO team was led by the firm’s Senior Partner, Dan Agbor and Partners Yinka Edu, Nicholas Okafor and Joseph Eimunjeze with support from Kunle Durosinmi-Etti and Ekundayo Onajobi (Senior Associates), as well as Damilola Adedoyin and Chris Oke (Associates).

Capital Markets

The UUBO Capital Markets team is pleased to have acted as Solicitor to the Trustee of the Presco PLC NGN50,000,000,000 (fifty billion Naira) Bond Programme establishment and on the issuance of its NGN34,500,000,000 (thirty-four billion, five hundred million Naira) 7 (seven) year Series 1 12.85% Fixed Rate Senior Unsecured Bonds.

The successful issuance marks Presco PLC’s debut in the Nigerian debt capital markets and will allow it to expand its business and product offerings.

The team was led by our Capital Markets team partner, Yinka Edu, and included Ekundayo Onajobi, Lisa Esamah, Damilola Opayinka, Ikenna Edeh, Oluwatobi Akintayo, and Dumebi Anike-Nweze.

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