Abdulai Taiwo & Co



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Financial and corporate

Abdulai Taiwo & Co is an independent law firm offering a full range of corporate and financial legal services. It has offices in Lagos and Abuja and offers international legal services through “preferred friend” relationships with law firms overseas.

In banking and finance, the firm advises on financing arrangements, and helped Stanbic IBTC Bank (a Standard Bank group company) perfect and register its security and mortgage agreements.

In capital markets, the firm advises on domestic public listings, private placements and regulatory litigation. It advised Afrinvest West Africa on a mutual fund unit IPO.

In M&A, the firm advised on domestic and cross-border transactions, notably assisting Procter & Gamble with the sale of its VICKS Nigerian assets to Elixir Global Manufacturing Food.

It has a particular depth of work in project development and project finance, advising on the concession agreements and documentation for the Adiyan Waterworks Scheme Phase 2 PPP and on the Delta State Warri/Effurum Water Supply PPP finance and project development documentation. As well as water projects, it advised on projects relating to the real estate, hydrocarbons and transportation sectors.

The firm also works in recovery and enforcement, advising on matters valued at billions of Nigerian naira.