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GOODWILL HOUSE, 278 IKORODU ROAD, LAGOS, NIGERIA
Tel:
Work +234 1 2790737
Fax:
Fax +234 1 2790739
Email:
Web:
www.abdulaitaiwo.com

Alayo Ogunbiyi

Tel:
Work +234 1 2790738; +234 705 268 2536
Email:
Web:
www.abdulaitaiwo.com
Abdulai, Taiwo & Co

Work Department

Banking/Finance and Capital Market

Position

Partner, and the current Chair: Banking, capital markets and securities; real property and commercial transactions; Immigration Law and Tax. She is consistently recommended as a leader in her field by all the leading international lawyers/law firm rating agencies.

Career

Alayo joined the firm as associate counsel in 1992 and rose to become partner in 2002.

Languages

English

Member

International Bar Association; Nigerian Bar Association; Capital Market Solicitors of Nigeria.

Education

University of Lagos (LL.B Hons. 1991); Nigerian Law School (Certificate of the Council of Legal Education, 1992).

Leisure

Secretary J. K. Ladipo Foundation; Member, Musical Society of Nigeria.


Nigeria

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Abdulai, Taiwo & Co advised The Infrastructure Bank on a number of transactions including a ₦12.9bn PPP concession with the Delta State government for a water supply development; Ladi Taiwo led on the matter. Practice chair Alayo Ogunbiyi acted as transaction counsel to Mutual Benefits Assurance on a ₦4bn rights issue and advised Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel on a $12.7m refinancing facility from Absa Group. Senior associate Kunle Ayansola is also noted.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Abdulai, Taiwo & Co’s Ladi Taiwo regularly handles the firm’s core M&A and PPP/PFI transactions. He assisted the Bureau of Public Enterprises with a privatisation sale tender of its majority stake in national power company Afam Power. The team also assisted AG Goldtrust as project sponsor with a build-operate-transfer infrastructure project with the Niger State Government. Alayo Ogunbiyi handled M&A transactions for Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries and Radmed Diagnostics and the team also advised Jil-Amber Consortium on a PPP joint venture with Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation for a 100,000 barrel per day refinery project. Senior associate Kunle Ayansola is a core team member on PPP and corporate and commercial projects and senior associate Oluwaseyi Adebayo assists with regulatory compliance and immigration issues.

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