The Legal 500

M&A in times of Covid-19: A focus on Nigeria

12 October 2020, 10.00am UK/Nigeria

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M&A in times of Covid-19: A focus on Nigeria

As the world grapples with the pandemic, buyers and sellers find themselves in a drastically altered marketplace. The disruptions brought forth by Covid-19 have been unprecedented and will significantly alter how parties approach M&A transactions going forward.

This webinar brought to you by The Legal 500 and G. Elias & Co, is designed to give GCs the essential knowledge they need to navigate their businesses through the ongoing crisis, while delivering relevant insights into trends and regulatory issues on inbound and outbound transactions.


  • Gbolahan Elias, partner, G. Elias & Co
  • Further speakers to be confirmed

Discussion points include:

  • An overview of Nigeria’s new companies act and what it means for your business.
  • The pandemic and effects in the medium term in Nigeria.
  • A discussion on the sectors where there is likely to be increased M&A activity.

Elias & Co was founded in 1994 and has become one of Nigeria’s leading business law firms. The firm has always had an international outlook, a reputation for, and an outstanding record of, carrying out critical, innovative and complex work to the highest standards. The firm has advised and represented its clients on several of the most significant recent developments in Nigerian business law practice.

The Legal 500 is keen to make this session interactive and want to address as many questions and comments as we can during the webinar. Should you have any questions to pose to our speakers, please contact James Wood, Head of International Content at The Legal 500, directly via e-mail at: