At the heart of Udo Udoma & Belo- Osagie’s areas of specialisation is its Corporate Advisory Practice, which comprises the firm’s oldest and largest practice areas including mergers, acquisitions, investments and corporate restructuring. It is also an area in respect of which, from inception, the firm and members of this team have earned and continue to earn some of their most notable and recurring peer and client commendations, as recorded in international rankings and accolades in over three decades.
While a considerable amount of the team’s expertise has a cross-border focus, it has extensive domestic and cross-border transactional experience advising corporates, conglomerates, investors, joint venture partners, shareholders, boards of directors, local, regional and international banks and financial institutions as well as regulators and a host of other local, regional and international clients across various industries and sectors including oil and gas, banking, finance, telecommunications, fast moving consumer goods, food, beverage, packaging, brewery, health, logistics, infrastructure, retail, power and agriculture, among others.
The team routinely advises on mergers, de-mergers, acquisitions, domestic and foreign investments, restructuring, commercial contracts, joint ventures and strategic alliances, equity and asset disposals, employment, foreign investment, due diligence and risk management, governance (including anti-trust, competition, business ethics and anti-corruption) and insolvency.
The firm, its partners and other members of this team, are recognised by, and have received accolades for its Corporate Advisory and Mergers and Acquisitions practice from publications such as Chambers, the Legal 500, the IFLR1000 and Who’s Who Legal, among others.