Ibiola Ogunbiyi

Olaniwun Ajayi - Nigeria



+234 1 270 2551 ext 2608

Notable practitioner



Practice areas:

Project development

Ibi is a Partner in the Power and Infrastructure team of the Firm. Ibi has been integral to many of the Firm’s notable transactions in complex project financings, power and infrastructure project developments, power sector advisory, public-private partnerships, concessions, and corporate financings.

  • Advising a private investor on a PPP project with the Lagos State Government on  the US$ 1.4 Billion development of a mixed-use real estate development of approximately 28.6 hectares.
  • Advising Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc. On its US$292.5 Million acquisition of 100% stake in Afam Power Plc.
  • Advised a syndicate of 14 commercial banks on the restructurinf of the term loan facilities of US$ 235 Million granted to Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services Limted. 
  • Advised on the US$ 150 Million development of Royal Gardens Estate in Lagos.
  • Advising the Abraaj Group on the acquisition and development of over 5000sqm for the development of secondary healthcare facilities in Nigera. 

  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Construction and materials
  • Energy
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Social Infrastructure

  • MSc., (Law & Finance) University of Oxford; BL., Nigerian Law School, Lagos; LL.B, University of Ibadan