Our mergers and acquisitions (M&A) lawyers provide legal representation, advice and support to our clients from the inception stage of a transaction through to the structuring, execution and completion stages. We advise on equity and asset acquisitions; mergers and other forms of business combination; corporate and external restructurings; divestments; schemes of arrangement; tender offers and mandatory takeover bids. We represent a diversified clientele of leading Nigerian, international and multinational companies across a broad range of sectors, including banking; energy and natural resources; insurance; telecommunications; aviation; oil and gas; power; mining; pharmaceuticals; technology; fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and agriculture. Our experience in representing both buyers and sellers gives us the versatility to negotiate complex deal points, while our deep understanding of the regulatory and corporate governance aspects of M&A transactions is particularly valuable to board directors and executive management teams in sensitive, high-pressure situations. Our transaction footprint includes a portfolio of innovative and award-winning transactions.
Clients seek us out for our expertise and experience in M&A law and competition/anti-trust law; the excellent quality of our work; our in-depth understanding of the intricacies of Nigerian law; our expertise in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and our client-focused approach.