Olubunmi Fayokun

Aluko & Oyebode - Nigeria

Senior Partner

Lagos

+234 703 400 1097

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

Nigeria

Jurisdictions:

Nigeria

Practice areas:

Banking
Capital markets
Energy and infrastructure
M&A

Industry sectors:

Energy
Mining
Natural resources
Oil and gas


Olubunmi has over 30 years’ experience in all aspects of corporate and commercial law. She heads the firm’s Capital Markets’ and M&A practice groups and has advised a highly diversified clientele on a variety of high-profile transactions in the banking, energy and natural resources, power, aviation, insurance and telecommunications sectors.

  • Advised Access Bank Plc on its merger with Diamond Bank Plc.
  • Advised Skyway Aviation Handling Company on its merger with Skypower Aviation Handling Company as well as its subsequent IPO and Listing on The Nigerian Stock Exchange (the only IPO in the Nigerian capital market in the last 4 years).
  • Advised Unilever Plc on the Nigerian aspects of the US$8.1 Billion sale of its margarine and spreads business to KKR & Co.
  • Advised Access Bank Plc on a US$40 Million Green Bond issuance, the first ever Climate Bonds standard certified corporate green bonds to be issued in Africa. 
  • Advised Union Bank of Nigeria Pc on the establishment of a ₦100 Billion (approx. US$280 Million) Debt Issuance Programme.
  • Advised ExxonMobil Oil Corporation on its ₦90 Billion (approx. US$250 Million) sale of a 60% equity stake in Mobil Oil Nigeria Plc to Nipco Plc

  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Competition
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Project development

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Insurance
  • Oil and gas
  • Tech and telecoms

  • International Bar Association 
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators

  • LL.B (Hons), University of Ife, 1984
  • Nigerian Law School, 1985