M&A and Private Equity Lawyers

M&A and Private Equity

As competition for investment opportunities continues to gain momentum in Nigeria and Africa at large, structuring and executing transactions that optimise enterprise and operational synergy, customer satisfaction, and profitability requires technical knowledge, local context, and attention to detail. Lawyers in our Mergers & Acquisition (M&A) and Private Equity Practice Group understand the regulatory, commercial, and social intricacies that are involved in building successful enterprises, capitalising investment opportunities, and scaling viability.

In providing exceptional service to Clients, our M&A and Private Equity Practice Group leverages on the broad capabilities across all the other Practice Groups in the Firm, international networks, and industry-specific expertise. 

Some of our notable transactions include:

  • The cross-border merger of PwC Consulting with I.B.M. to form I.B.M. Business Consulting Services in a transaction valued at US$4Billion; and 
  • The cross-border merger of Dimension Data Pty. S.A., a global systems integrator and managed services provider for hybrid information technology, with Nigeria’s largest I.B.M. business partners, for the formation of Dimension Data Ltd. 

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Ayobami Adekunle


Ayobami Adekunle

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