Corporate Acquisitions & Restructuring  
   
 

SYNGENTA NIGERIA LIMITED

“Buy-Out” Acquisition
of 90% Shares by
CG Biodstat Limited

Solicitors to the Vendor
(viz. Syngenta Crop Protection AG of Switzerland)

2009

 
 
 

MUTUAL BENEFITS
 of Cameroon

“Buy-In” Acquisition of 60% Equity of Assurances Generales du Cameroon by Mutual  Benefit Assurance Plc of Nigeria (“MBA”)

Solicitors to MBA/Purchaser
(in conjunction with Delloite Touche
of  Cameroon)

2009

 
     
 

URBAN DEVELOPMENT BANK OF NIGERIA PLC

“Buy-In” and Turnaround Acquisition by ICHL,
LLC of Delaware, U.S.A.

Transaction Counsel

2007

 
 
 

COMPAGNIE HEVEICOLE de CAVALY

Of Ivory Coast

“Buy-Out” Acquisition of 100% stakeholding
by SIAT S.A. of Belgium

Solicitors to SIAT S.A.

2007

 
     
 

ORASCOM CEMENT

“Buy-In” Acquisition by LAFARGE of France

 

Nigeria Legal Advisor to Lafarge (in consortium with Cleary Gotlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLC)

2007

 
 
 

 

CONSOLIDATED HALLMARK INSURANCE PLC

Horizontal Merger of 3 Insurance Companies

Transaction Counsel

2007

 
     
 

ALUMNIUM SMELTER COMPANY OF
NIGERIA (“ALSCON”)

“Buy-In” of 77.5% 
Equity By Rusal 

Solicitors to the Vendor
(viz. B.P.E)

2004

 

 
 
 

NIGERIA MACHINE TOOLS LIMITED

“Buy-In” of 70% Equity by
Core Investor

Solicitors to the Vendor
(viz. B.P.E)

2005
 
     
 

NIGERIAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS
PLC (“NITEL”)

“Buy-In” Tender for 51%
Equity by Orascom Telecommunications

Joint Solicitors to the Vendor (viz. B.P.E)
(in consortium with BNP Paribas)

2005
 
 
 

IKOYI HOTEL LIMITED

Solicitors to BETA Consortium for US$13.87 million  acquisition of Company

2003      
 
     
 

MICHELIN DEVELOPMENT CO. LIMITED

Solicitors to Michelin for consolidation
and re-structuring of its Nigerian
corporate operations

1996- 2000
 
 
 

SYNGENTA NIGERIA LIMITED

Solicitors to Novartis A.G. of Switzerland for the restructuring of local company in line with global merger – Novartis/Zeneca agribusiness

2001

 
     
 

ROSEDALE PROPERTY LIMITED

Solicitors to Coca-Cola for the corporate acquisition and reconstruction

1999

 

 
 
 

NOVARTIS NIGERIA LIMITED

Solicitors to Ciba-Geigy A.G. of Switzerland for the restructuring of local company in line with global merger of Ciba-Geigy/Sandoz

1999

 
     
 

WATERSIDE RUBBER ESTATES LIMITED

Solicitors to Michelin for corporate
“Buy-In” and reconstruction

1996

 

 
 
  Solicitors to SCOA  for the acquisition and merger of MOSEL LIMITED
 
 
     
 

UACN EMPLOYEES SHARE
OWNERSHIP TRUST LIMITED
 (“UACN ESOT”)
(Management “Buy-In” to UACN PLC)

Establishment of UACN ESOT and Financial
Scheme for the Management “Buy-In”

Solicitors to Financial Advisers
(viz. Allstates Trust Bank/EIB Trustees)

 
 
 

PROCTER & GAMBLE NIGERIA LIMITED

Solicitors to Procter and Gamble for
the restructuring of local company in

 line with global mergers