Dayo Idowu

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Dayo is a partner and is a leading expert in the Finance, Mergers & Acquisition Sector. His background lies in law and corporate finance and he has handled various major landmark and complex financing transactions.

Dayo's Corporate/Project Finance, M&A experience covers the energy, aviation and banking sectors. Dayo has led various high level and complex transactions in the Energy and financial sectors including but not limited to acquisitions, mergers, divestments, joint ventures, reserve based lending, Eurobonds all with a total value in excess of US$15 billion. Specifically in M&A, he has advised in the merger and/or acquisition of over 12 banks and energy companies with combined deal value in excess of US$10 billion. Before joining the practice, Dayo worked for an investment bank, where he managed a portfolio of over US$120 million of aviation assets.

Dayo obtained his first degree in law from the University of Ibadan. He also has a Masters degree in Global Finance from the New York University, Stern School of Business and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School.  Dayo is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales and as a solicitor and advocate in Nigeria.