Aluko & Oyebode

Corporate/Commercial Department

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What the team is known for Highly regarded group at the forefront of the market, noted for serving a great number of multinational companies investing in Nigeria. Has a strong bench of dedicated partners with broad experience in the market, frequently advising on matters spanning a range of sectors, including insurance, energy and telecommunications.

Strengths One source stated: "Aluko & Oyebode's team performance can be described as top-notch." The same interviewee highlighted that the group "possessed all the right qualifications and experience, and were extremely responsive to our needs."

Clients say the group is "great - truly up to the task."

Work highlights Advised on the Nigerian Stock Exchange's ongoing demutualisation, converting the company to a company limited by shares, including assisting with due diligence and restructuring matters.

Notable practitioners

Ayodeji Oyetunde develops strong relationships with his clients, who describe him as "an integral part of the team" and "very responsive." He handles mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring matters and capital markets transactions.

Gbenga Oyebode is a well-known figure in the Nigerian market who is recognised for being "innovative in his approach." He is an experienced practitioner with wide-ranging commercial expertise.

Olubunmi Fayokun is well regarded for her corporate expertise. She advises on matters in connection with foreign investment, capital markets and corporate finance. Market observers say: "You can tell she's experienced because she can draw on the wealth of knowledge she has to help shape transactions."