Financial Services

When it comes to financial services, trust should be central to your relationship with your legal advisers. In a changing environment of new markets and fresh opportunities, innovation inevitably involves risk. Being aware of global financial regulations, reducing your exposure to risk and receiving practical, dependable solutions are essential. Our finance lawyers bring to the table an unparalled experience in this sector. Our finance lawyers are consistently ranked as leading lawyers in this financial services sector. They have career experience in banking, securities, private equity, and venture capital.

OOLLP is a leader in the African financial services sector, with a long-established reputation recognised by global financial institutions. We offer you expertise in all relevant areas, having acted for some of the world's largest financial institutions on domestic and cross-border matters.

On-going and recently completed Transactions

  • Acquisition of ConocoPhillips Nigerian assets by Oando Energy Resources Inc. valued at $1.79 billion;

  • Reserve Based Lending for upstream oil & gas acquisition valued at over $450 million;

  • Corporate Facility for acquisition of oil and gas assets valued at over $350 million;

  • Acquisition and Business Combination of 2 major oil companies valued at US$500 million;

  • Acquisition of a major oil and gas company and its related assets worth US$2 billion;

  • NGN60 billion (US$400 million) Syndicated Medium Term Financing for an Oil and Gas company;

  • Structured finance for acquisition of various aircraft totalling almost $100 million;

  • Financing package for acquisition of oil fields valued at US$525 million;

  • Financing package for acquisition of oil fields valued at over US$2 billion;

  • Structured Finance for drilling rigs valued at US$200 million;

  • Establishment of an oil storage facility and single point mooring system in the Lekki Free Trade Zone valued at over US$200 million;

  • Establishment of an oil storage facility in the Calabar Free Trade Zone;

  • Project finance for construction of 124 km natural gas pipeline valued at over US$200 million;