Our Capital Markets practice team possesses sound capital markets experience to help major corporate bodies, federal and state governments and financial institutions access - or offer - funding in innovative ways. The firm is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and a good number of members of the team are registered as sponsored individuals.
Our experience includes advising issuers, sellers and underwriters involved in initial and secondary public offerings of securities, advising issuers on transaction involving the offering of debentures, bonds as well as diverse financial instruments, preparing legal opinions for issuers, underwriters, and rating agencies, negotiating agreements with underwriters amongst others.
Our Capital Markets team is well positioned and has worked extensively with regulatory and government bodies including but not limited to the Nigerian Stock Exchange and Securities and Exchange Commission to obtain applicable legal and regulatory consents and approvals for and on behalf of our clients and ensuring an expedient compliance with the relevant filings and notifications.
Utilizing our knowledge, experience and global reach, we are focused on the business objectives of our clients, managing the risks inherent in financing transactions and utilizing resources efficiently to help clients achieve their goals. As a result of the diverse nature of our clients, our representation of issuers, underwriters and other market operators, and our strong knowledge base, our group has a thorough understanding of the business and legal issues that arise in complex financing transactions and the ability to create the requisite cutting-edge solutions that meet the needs of our clients.