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Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
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Banking & Finance
11 Years Ranked
2
Projects & Energy
4 Years Ranked

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Provided by Wolemi Esan

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Practice Areas

Banking

Construction and materials

Energy

Natural resources

Career

Advised a syndicate of lenders in connection with the restructuring of the UD370,755,000 term facility granted to Accugas Limited.

Advised Transcorp on its USD292.5million acquisition of 100% of the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN)’s stake in the Afam power assets.

Advised on the US$3 billion hybrid financing for the development of NLNG’s seventh liquefaction train.

Advised on the debt issuance programme established by BUA Cement Plc to raise capital of up to N200,000,000,000.00 (Two Hundred Billion Naira). The bond issue is the largest ever corporate bond issued in the Nigerian debt capital market.

Advised the African Finance Corporation (AFC) on its NGN121.4 billion facility to Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services Limited (Etisalat Nigeria, now 9Mobile).

Advised the Sellers on the divestment of their shares in Forte Oil Plc. (the Company) valued at USD177Million, constituting 74.02% of the Company’s issued share capital.

Advised Evercare Group, the largest healthcare fund on the development of two hospital projects in Lagos, Nigeria valued at USD600 million.

Personal

MBA, Durham Business School, Durham University

LL.M, University College London

BL, Nigerian Law School

LL.B, Lagos State University

Chambers Review

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Banking & Finance - Nigeria
2
Band 2

Wolemi Esan is a respected Nigerian banking lawyer who is engaged in derivatives transactions and loan restructuring.
"He's a very intelligent lawyer."


Projects & Energy - Nigeria
2
Band 2

Wolemi Esan is a leading lawyer who is well respected in the energy sector in Nigeria. He is particularly recognised for his electricity work.
"He has a wealth of knowledge on legal issues, and is very responsive, pragmatic and business-minded."

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