Corporate Finance & Capital Markets

Corporate Finance

S. P. A. Ajibade & Co. is recognised as one of the top advisers on corporate financings and related transactions. Whether through acquisition, joint ventures or fund raising, divestment or restructuring, we support our clients to ensure the deal is successfully consummated. We are active in domestic and cross-border corporate transactions – major mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures, as well as equity investments and change of control transactions. We represent a diverse range of public and private companies, investment banks, private equity firms, governments and government entities, and other institutions and individuals. Capital Markets

We are a leading law firm for advice on plain vanilla and complex/innovative issues in the capital markets. A key strength of our practice is the ability to offer technical expertise and our wealth of experience with regular contact with listing authorities and regulators. Investment banks, state governments and corporate issuers regularly call on our experience to support them in complex transactions. Our capital markets practice is recognised for its innovation and leadership role in advising and supporting clients in various transactions including bringing new products to the market. We offer legal advisory services and support for equity  offerings, debt offerings, securitisation, derivatives, investment funds, and corporate trusts, amongst others.

The complex regulatory environment requires companies to focus on issues related to corporate governance and ongoing reporting requirements. Our reach and diverse contact base enable us to understand the obligations in various jurisdictions, and allow us to provide our clients with comprehensive advice on capital market matters.


Our infrastructure practise has extensive experience advising on a large scale, and long-term infrastructure projects, offering innovative financing and varied contractual structures. We advise sponsors, banks, government and other public bodies, and financial institutions on varying aspects of project development.

Our infrastructure team has a strong reputation in project development and innovative financing techniques, including project structuring, financing, tax advice and public-private partnerships/private finance initiatives. We can support developers, lenders, investors, financiers or private and public sector issuers engaged in various activities relating to infrastructure development, from transportation and energy to social infrastructure.

We bring our clients a combination of technical expertise and strong sector experience, along with a keen cultural understanding of the regions in which we operate. From the creation and revision of legal and regulatory frameworks to the development, operation and maintenance of large scale projects including; transport, fossil and renewable energy, ports, telecom, oil and gas, metals and mining, we intervene, together with our clients, in each step of the profound transformations happening in Africa. We offer counsel in infrastructure finance, capital markets, public finance, structured finance, and tax matters to successfully address the diverse needs of project finance participants.

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