Our Banking and Finance team represents numerous domestic and foreign banks, other financial institutions in both general advisory (Banking Regulation) and transactional capacities. We regularly represent clients in a broad spectrum of syndicated and non-syndicated financing transactions, including secured and unsecured loans, liquidity facilities for structured finance transactions, commercial paper back-up facilities, senior and subordinated credit facilities, acquisition credit and leveraged buy-outs involving both public and private companies, asset based loans to middle market companies.
Our banking and finance lawyers offer expertise in securitization and international capital markets projects and asset finance, syndicated and bilateral lending, debt conversion, global depositories and collective investments securities, trade finance.
Subject to client interests we are able to drive finance transactions to early close from documentation to security with cost-effective objectives in pre-eminent consideration.
A & O routinely works with financial institutions, asset managers, investors, borrowers, mortgagors, mortgagees and other third party capital users. Members of the firm led the drafting of the Mortgage & Property Law 2009 and the Home Ownership and Mortgage Scheme (HOMS) for Nigeria’s Commercial Capital.
ln this area, lawyers work with litigation groups in asset and financial recovery and in providing early dispute resolution advice where necessary.