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Asue Ighodalo

Asue Ighodalo

Banwo & Ighodalo48 Awolowo RoadSouth West IkoyiLagosNigeria101232
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Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Asue Ighodalo is a go-to lawyer in Nigeria for complex capital markets transactions.

Biography

Asue Ighodalo is a founding partner of Banwo & Ighodalo, a foremost corporate commercial law firm in Nigeria. He obtained his first degree in economics from the University of Ibadan, a law degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science; and was admitted into the Nigerian Bar in July 1985.

His core areas of practice are capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, corporate and project finance, and energy and natural resources, in all of which he possesses extensive experience.

Specifically, as regards the capital market space, Asue has for many years led the firm’s advisory teams in a majority of diverse domestic and international capital market transactions launched by leading Nigerian banks, including Access Bank, Diamond Bank, Fidelity Bank, First Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank and Zenith Bank and other issuers, with instruments ranging from shares and bonds to global depository receipts and global depository notes. He has also advised on several first-in-kind capital market transactions involving Nigerian issuers such as Access Bank’s exchange offer to holders of its outstanding Eurobonds and Guaranty Trust Bank’s Eurobond tender offer. Most notably, Asue has advised the Federal Republic of Nigeria on all its international capital market transactions, to date.

Asue is the chairman of Sterling Bank plc and Dangote Flour Mills plc and also serves on boards of several other public and private companies, NGOs and the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority.

Asue is consistently ranked as a top-tier lawyer by leading legal directories. His hobbies include golfing, watching football, reading, travelling and participating in political discourse. He is married and blessed with a daughter.

Alternate Tel: +234 8050875883; 8092714452; 9020524921

National Leader

Nigeria - Capital Markets

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Asue Ighodalo comes “highly recommended” as an expert in debt and equity capital market transactions. He boasts a wealth of experience advising Nigerian banks and issuers on matters with an international element.

Biography

Asue Ighodalo is a founding partner of Banwo & Ighodalo, a foremost corporate commercial law firm in Nigeria. He obtained his first degree in economics from the University of Ibadan, a law degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science; and was admitted into the Nigerian Bar in July 1985.

His core areas of practice are capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, corporate and project finance, and energy and natural resources, in all of which he possesses extensive experience.

Specifically, as regards the capital market space, Asue has for many years led the firm’s advisory teams in a majority of diverse domestic and international capital market transactions launched by leading Nigerian banks, including Access Bank, Diamond Bank, Fidelity Bank, First Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank and Zenith Bank and other issuers, with instruments ranging from shares and bonds to global depository receipts and global depository notes. He has also advised on several first-in-kind capital market transactions involving Nigerian issuers such as Access Bank’s exchange offer to holders of its outstanding Eurobonds and Guaranty Trust Bank’s Eurobond tender offer. Most remarkably, Asue has advised the Federal Republic of Nigeria on all its international capital market transactions, to date.

Asue is the chairman of Sterling Bank plc and Dangote Flour Mills plc and also serves on boards of several other public and private companies, NGOs and the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority.

Asue is consistently ranked as a top-tier lawyer by leading legal directories. His hobbies include golfing, watching football, reading, travelling and participating in political discourse. He is married and blessed with a daughter.

Alternate Tel: +234 8050875883; 8092714452; 9020524921

WWL Ranking: Recommended
Nigeria - M&A and Governance

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Asue Ighodalo is well respected among peers and is recognised as one of the most highly regarded names in the field particularly when it comes to matters relating to the finance sector.

Biography

Asue Ighodalo is a founding partner of Banwo & Ighodalo, a foremost corporate commercial law firm in Nigeria. He obtained his first degree in economics from the University of Ibadan, a law degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science; and was admitted into the Nigerian Bar in July 1985.

His core areas of practice are capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, corporate and project finance, and energy and natural resources, in all of which he possesses extensive experience.

Specifically, as regards the capital market space, Asue has for many years led the firm’s advisory teams in a majority of diverse domestic and international capital market transactions launched by leading Nigerian banks, including Access Bank, Diamond Bank, Fidelity Bank, First Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank and Zenith Bank and other issuers, with instruments ranging from shares and bonds to global depository receipts and global depository notes. He has also advised on several first-in-kind capital market transactions involving Nigerian issuers such as Access Bank’s exchange offer to holders of its outstanding Eurobonds and Guaranty Trust Bank’s Eurobond tender offer. Most remarkably, Asue has advised the Federal Republic of Nigeria on all its international capital market transactions, to date.

Asue is the chairman of Sterling Bank plc and Dangote Flour Mills plc and also serves on boards of several other public and private companies, NGOs and the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority.

Asue is consistently ranked as a top-tier lawyer by leading legal directories. His hobbies include golfing, watching football, reading, travelling and participating in political discourse. He is married and blessed with a daughter.

Alternate Tel: +234 8050875883; 8092714452; 9020524921

Nigeria - Project Finance

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Asue Ighodalo impresses market sources with his strong corporate finance expertise as well as his deep understanding of project financing transactions.

Biography

Asue Ighodalo is a founding partner of Banwo & Ighodalo, a foremost corporate commercial law firm in Nigeria. He obtained his first degree in economics from the University of Ibadan, a law degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science; and was admitted into the Nigerian Bar in July 1985.

His core areas of practice are capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, corporate and project finance, and energy and natural resources, in all of which he possesses extensive experience.

Specifically, as regards the capital market space, Asue has for many years led the firm’s advisory teams in a majority of diverse domestic and international capital market transactions launched by leading Nigerian banks, including Access Bank, Diamond Bank, Fidelity Bank, First Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank and Zenith Bank and other issuers, with instruments ranging from shares and bonds to global depository receipts and global depository notes. He has also advised on several first-in-kind capital market transactions involving Nigerian issuers such as Access Bank’s exchange offer to holders of its outstanding Eurobonds and Guaranty Trust Bank’s Eurobond tender offer. Most remarkably, Asue has advised the Federal Republic of Nigeria on all its international capital market transactions, to date.

Asue is the chairman of Sterling Bank plc and Dangote Flour Mills plc and also serves on boards of several other public and private companies, NGOs and the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority.

Asue is consistently ranked as a top-tier lawyer by leading legal directories. His hobbies include golfing, watching football, reading, travelling and participating in political discourse. He is married and blessed with a daughter.

Alternate Tel: +234 8050875883; 8092714452; 9020524921

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