Partner

Lagos

+234 1 462 2307-12

Highly regarded

English
Yoruba


Bar admissions:

England & Wales
Nigeria

Jurisdictions:

Nigeria

Practice areas:

Banking
Capital markets


Yinka Edu is in the firm’s Banking & Finance team and heads the firm's Capital Markets and Fintech teams. More recently she has also become a key partner within the Compliance and investigations team. She has been involved in a diverse range of financial, capital markets and fintech transactions.

  • Advised ENS Africa/Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC”) in connection with a term loan facility of up to US$15,000,000.00
  • Advised Lafarge Africa PLC on the restructuring of its US$309,000,000 inter-company loan and its proposed debt capital raise of US$200,000,000.
  • Advised FBNQuest Trustees Limited & SKYE Trustees Limited in connection with issuance of Sukuk, by the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Debt Management Office, to the public for the construction of federal highways and roads in Nigeria
  • Advised FSDH Asset Management Limited on the establishment of a =N=1.5 billion money market open-ended Fund

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • M&A
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Banking
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Financial services
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms

  • Nigeria
  • England and Wales

  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • Bar of England and Wales
  • International Bar Association 
  • Capital Markets Solicitors Association

  • BL, Nigerian Law School (1996); Bar Finals, The Inns of Court School of Law (1994)
  • CPE, The College of Law (Store Street) (1993)
  • B.A, Law and Society, University of Exeter (1992)