Giwa-Osagie & Co

Corporate/Commercial Department

Nigeria
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Overview

Giwa-Osagie & Co. offers comprehensive legal services to corporate bodies on general commercial matters and complex commercial transactions. We also act as legal consultants to multinational companies seeking to increase their investments in Nigeria and give legal advice on current changes in laws as they may affect their operations.

We offer legal services to banks both in Nigeria and outside Nigeria.

We prepare bank security documents to enable their customers obtain credit facilities. Examples of such security documents are Bridge Loan Agreements, Debenture Trust Deeds, etc. 

We also prepare Financial Derivative Agreements, Consortium Loan Agreements, and Warehousing Agreements, etc. 

We advise international banks on off-shore loans, collaterals and letters of credit. 

Recently, we advised a Nigerian consortium on its acquisition of a Nigerian Bank. 

Our Firm is at the forefront of the most complex and innovative issues in the Nigerian Capital Market. We provide a full range of legal services in advising underwriters, issuers, financial institutions, trustees and subscribers in public and private securities offerings. 

Our team has a good knowledge and developed expertise in this practice area particularly on debt capital arrangements such as the issuance of corporate bonds and Islamic Finance structure.

Presently, our Firm is the solicitor to the issuer of a N10billion Sukuk bond to be issued by a State Government in Nigeria.

Members

Giwa-Osagie, Bosede (Head of Department)

Bamgbola, Bisola

Ezeani, Ifeoma

Giwa-Osagie, Osayaba

Kehinde, Yemi

Lajuwomi, Adetoun

Odozor, Ikechukwu

Okuneye, Samuel

Omofuma, Onome

Owolawi, Fehintola

Industries

Banking and Finance

Capital Market and Securities

Energy and Natural Resources

Foreign Investments and Divestments

Mergers and Acquisition

Project Finance

Regulatory Enforcement and Compliance