Our Expertise

Energy and Infrastructure Finance

As a legal advisory boutique focusing on energy and infrastructure projects we have developed our finance practice as a complement to our Projects Team in the energy and infrastructure transactions that the firm advises on.

Members of the team are experienced lawyers who have advised on broad spectrum of financing transactions across the energy and infrastructure sectors; including advice on upstream financings, reserve based asset financings, oil trading financings, real estate infrastructure financings. Members of the team have also advised on venture capital finance, private equity finance, project finance and syndicated finance.

Representative Experience

Members of our team possess the following finance experience:

  • Advising FCMB on a $50 million reserve based lending facility to Pillar Oil Limited.
  • Advised on various multimillion-dollar oil trading financing transactions with Nigerian Banks.
  • Advised on the financing of a N17 billion real estate infrastructure project. Negotiated, reviewed, structured and advised on financing documentation.
  • Negotiated and advised on the financing of a $100 million real estate infrastructure project.
  • Advised Lenders to Neconde on the financing of the acquisition of OML 42 from SPDC.
  • Advised on a N9 billion real estate shopping mall project. Reviewed all the financing documents: Concession Agreement, Direct Agreement, Credit Agreement and advised on the structure of the transaction.
  • Advised on the financing of a N6 billion luxury apartment real estate development project in Abuja.
  • Advised an investor on the financing of a real estate infrastructure development in Greater Port Harcourt.
  • Advised on numerous venture financing transactions: Series A, B, C, D and bridge financing transactions for start-ups.
  • Advised on regulatory implications of transactions and approvals to be obtained from the SEC and NSE in Nigeria.
  • Advised on policy, regulatory and enforcement action at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington.
  • Advised on securities exemption and compliance with the provisions of the United States’ 1933 Securities Act and 1934 Exchange Act.
  • Advised on a $50 million financing for a trustee company. Negotiated, reviewed and advised on the structure of the transaction and reviewed all transaction documents.
  • Advised on a $90 million financing for agricultural company. Negotiated, reviewed and advised on structure of transaction, reviewed all financing documentation and advised on the need for direct financing documentation.
  • Advised on a $200 million convertible bond financing for a financial institution.
  • Advised on Listing by Introduction, Private Placement and $180 million follow on public offering of Oceanic Bank Int. Plc.

Contact Us

ADVISORY Legal Consultants

33B Adebayo Doherty Street
(Off Admiralty Way)
Lekki Phase 1, Lekki
Lagos, Nigeria

Phone:+ 234 (0) 7000 2384 7679

Fax:+234 (0)1 8429442