At the heart of Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie’s areas of specialisation is its market-leading Corporate Advisory Practice. The team advises on mergers, acquisitions, investments, corporate restructuring, general, corporate and commercial matters. The firm’s oldest and largest practice group, it continues to earn some of our most notable and recurring peer and client commendations, as evinced by international rankings and accolades over three decades.
The team has extensive domestic and cross-border transactional experience advising corporates, conglomerates, investors, joint venture partners, shareholders, boards of directors, financial institutions, regulators, and a host of other local, regional and international clients. The sectors that these clients operate in include oil and gas, banking, finance, telecommunications, fast-moving consumer goods, food, beverage, packaging, brewery, manufacturing health, logistics, insurance, infrastructure, retail, power and agriculture, among many 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 issues, and insolvency, among other matters.
Members of the team have been involved in advising the office of the Senate President on the legal and regulatory reforms required to enhance the business environment in Nigeria, including the review of the Nigerian Companies and Allied Matters Act.