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Folake Elias Adebowale

Folake Elias Adebowale
Office:
Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
10th & 13th Floors, St. Nicholas House
Catholic Mission Street
PO Box 53123, Ikoyi
City:
Lagos
Country:
Nigeria
Tel:
+234 1 4622307 10
Fax:
+234 1 263 4541

Biography • Corporate - Merger & Acquisition

Folake Elias-Adebowale co-heads the firm's corporate advisory and private equity teams, and is a member of its energy and natural resources team.

Her specialisations include foreign investment, equity and asset acquisitions, corporate restructuring, private equity, commercial transactions and employment matters, and project finance for energy, gas and industrial projects. She has advised on various private equity and foreign investments in the food, beverage, beverage packing, brewing, energy, construction, telecommunications, health, IT and banking sectors She also advises several domestic and foreign participants in the petroleum, FMCG food and other sectors on restructurings, acquisitions and disposals of interests, and compliance issues.

She has presented papers on foreign investment in Nigeria and conducted seminars on employment and labour matters. She has written and co-written articles on private equity, foreign investment and various oil and gas issues and is a regular contributor to the International Law Office's Energy and Natural Resources Newsletter. She represents the firm on the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association's  legal and regulatory council, and headed the legal and regulatory sub-committee of the Federal Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment’s private equity and venture capital development committee. She is ranked by ChambersIFLR1000 and Who's Who Legal, and recognised in The Lawyer's Africa Elite Private Equity Report.

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