Ayotunde Owoigbe

Ayotunde Owoigbe
Office:
98 Awolowo Road, South West Ikoyi
PO Box 53756, Falomo, Ikoyi
101232
City:
Lagos
Country:
Nigeria
Tel:
+234 1 4615203
Fax:
+234 1 4615205

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Nigeria - Banking

Ayotunde Owoigbe is a partner of Banwo & Ighodalo, a leading law firm with offices in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. She obtained her law degree from the University of Lagos and was called to the Nigerian Bar in January 2001; she joined B&I shortly afterwards, and was admitted into the firm's partnership in 2010. Her core practice areas, all incorporating 17 years’ experience, are banking and finance; capital markets; M&A; and project finance. 

She regularly advises on domestic and international capital market transactions. Recent deals include the US$350 million eurobond issuance by Seplat Petroleum Development Company, and Dangote Cement’s 150 billion naira commercial paper issuance programme. 

Ayotunde is also actively engaged in legal development work and policy reform in the capital market space. She is chair of the Capital Market Solicitors Association (CMSA), an independent self-regulatory association of Nigerian law firms. The CMSA contributes to the development of the national capital market and promotes the interests of legal practitioners engaged in capital market transactions. Ayotunde is also a member of the investors, issuers and intermediaries engagement/education sub-committee set up under the auspices of FMDQ OTC to make recommendations on the debt capital market development project.

Ayotunde frequently delivers presentations on subjects in her core practice areas as well as other topical issues. Gifted in teaching capabilities, she is a frequent facilitator at seminars and workshops organised for or by professional associations as well as clients.

In due recognition of her professional expertise, she is consistently ranked as a leading Nigerian lawyer by reputable international legal directories including Chambers GlobalIFLR 1000WWL,The Legal 500 and World's Leading Women in Business Law.

WWL says: Ayotunde Owoigbe advises on complex banking transactions and is a highly regarded practitioner in the space. 

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Nigeria which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Nigeria - Capital Markets

Ayotunde Owoigbe is a partner of Banwo & Ighodalo, a leading law firm with offices in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. She obtained her law degree from the University of Lagos and was called to the Nigerian Bar in January 2001; she joined B&I shortly afterwards, and was admitted into the firm's partnership in 2010. Her core practice areas, all incorporating 17 years’ experience, are banking and finance; capital markets; M&A; and project finance. 

She regularly advises on domestic and international capital market transactions. Recent deals include the US$350 million eurobond issuance by Seplat Petroleum Development Company, and Dangote Cement’s 150 billion naira commercial paper issuance programme. 

Ayotunde is also actively engaged in legal development work and policy reform in the capital market space. She is chair of the Capital Market Solicitors Association (CMSA), an independent self-regulatory association of Nigerian law firms. The CMSA contributes to the development of the national capital market and promotes the interests of legal practitioners engaged in capital market transactions. Ayotunde is also a member of the investors, issuers and intermediaries engagement/education sub-committee set up under the auspices of FMDQ OTC to make recommendations on the debt capital market development project.

Ayotunde frequently delivers presentations on subjects in her core practice areas as well as other topical issues. Gifted in teaching capabilities, she is a frequent facilitator at seminars and workshops organised for or by professional associations as well as clients.

In due recognition of her professional expertise, she is consistently ranked as a leading Nigerian lawyer by reputable international legal directories including Chambers Global, IFLR 1000, WWL,The Legal 500 and World's Leading Women in Business Law.

WWL says: Ayotunde Owoigbe is warmly endorsed by commentators who appreciate the depth of her corporate finance expertise and pragmatic advice.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Nigeria which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Nigeria - M&A and Governance

Ayotunde Owoigbe is a partner of Banwo & Ighodalo, a leading law firm with offices in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. She obtained her law degree from the University of Lagos and was called to the Nigerian Bar in January 2001; she joined B&I shortly afterwards, and was admitted into the firm's partnership in 2010. Her core practice areas, all incorporating 17 years’ experience, are banking and finance; capital markets; M&A; and project finance. 

She regularly advises on domestic and international capital market transactions. Recent deals include the US$350 million eurobond issuance by Seplat Petroleum Development Company, and Dangote Cement’s 150 billion naira commercial paper issuance programme. 

Ayotunde is also actively engaged in legal development work and policy reform in the capital market space. She is chair of the Capital Market Solicitors Association (CMSA), an independent self-regulatory association of Nigerian law firms. The CMSA contributes to the development of the national capital market and promotes the interests of legal practitioners engaged in capital market transactions. Ayotunde is also a member of the investors, issuers and intermediaries engagement/education sub-committee set up under the auspices of FMDQ OTC to make recommendations on the debt capital market development project.

Ayotunde frequently delivers presentations on subjects in her core practice areas as well as other topical issues. Gifted in teaching capabilities, she is a frequent facilitator at seminars and workshops organised for or by professional associations as well as clients.

In due recognition of her professional expertise, she is consistently ranked as a leading Nigerian lawyer by reputable international legal directories including Chambers Global, IFLR 1000, WWL,The Legal 500 and World's Leading Women in Business Law.

WWL says: Ayotunde Owoigbe has a top reputation in the market and continues to be highly rated by sources for her work in corporate finance.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Nigeria which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Nigeria - Project Finance

Ayotunde Owoigbe is a partner of Banwo & Ighodalo, a leading law firm with offices in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. She obtained her law degree from the University of Lagos and was called to the Nigerian Bar in January 2001; she joined B&I shortly afterwards, and was admitted into the firm's partnership in 2010. Her core practice areas, all incorporating 17 years’ experience, are banking and finance; capital markets; M&A; and project finance. 

She regularly advises on domestic and international capital market transactions. Recent deals include the US$350 million eurobond issuance by Seplat Petroleum Development Company, and Dangote Cement’s 150 billion naira commercial paper issuance programme. 

Ayotunde is also actively engaged in legal development work and policy reform in the capital market space. She is chair of the Capital Market Solicitors Association (CMSA), an independent self-regulatory association of Nigerian law firms. The CMSA contributes to the development of the national capital market and promotes the interests of legal practitioners engaged in capital market transactions. Ayotunde is also a member of the investors, issuers and intermediaries engagement/education sub-committee set up under the auspices of FMDQ OTC to make recommendations on the debt capital market development project.

Ayotunde frequently delivers presentations on subjects in her core practice areas as well as other topical issues. Gifted in teaching capabilities, she is a frequent facilitator at seminars and workshops organised for or by professional associations as well as clients.

In due recognition of her professional expertise, she is consistently ranked as a leading Nigerian lawyer by reputable international legal directories including Chambers Global, IFLR 1000, WWL,The Legal 500 and World's Leading Women in Business Law.

WWL says: Ayotunde Owoigbe is recognised for her top-notch corporate practice that spans a wide array of matters from M&A to project financing.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Nigeria which can be purchased from our Shop.

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