Practice area

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

AELEX has solid practices across all financial and corporate areas but is best known for oil and gas work.

In banking, the firm has acted for arrangers and lenders and other financial institutions on local and international credit facilities, and structured financings, as well as regulatory advice. 

The capital markets team has been active advising primarily issuers, though most of its work and clients are confidential, it advised NCR Nigeria. 

In M&A, the firm worked mainly for buyers in the energy, oil and gas, infrastructure, and finance industries. Some key clients are Lekki Port LFTZ, Helios Investment Partners, and Coca-Cola Nigeria. 

In the projects space, the firm has acted on oil and gas and renewable energy projects recently.

Key clients include the Nigerian Stock Exchange, PayU Payments, and Keystone Bank.

Client feedback

“The firm's work is very thorough. Detailed report and analysis carried out all the time and work is done to a high standard.” – Banking and finance, and restructuring and insolvency

Olusina Sipasi

"Extremely knowledgeable in area of work and a professional at what he does. Seeks to satisfy the client and provide good quality of work."