Department profile submitted by G. Elias & Co.
G. Elias & Co’s corporate and commercial team work on transactions in areas that include mergers, acquisitions, re-organizations of capital, spin-offs, liquidations, reduction of capital and “due diligence” inquiries. We are also involved in the development, sale, construction and management of real estate, telecommunications and other infrastructure assets, and the sales of commodities, consumer products and services. We carry out advisory and regulatory (including tax) work involving requests for exemptions, registrations and privileges and the defence of tax audits and investigations for leading multinationals
We have advised on the largest-ever equity and debt offerings over the years in Nigeria. We also advised on the merger of Orwell Oil & Gas Limited and AOS to create the largest Nigerian-owned oil service company. We are leaders in electricity sector acquisitions by both value and number. We are recently advising on the sale of the assets of Free Range Farms Plc valued at ₦1bn to Kuker Farms and Processing Limited and currently advising on the winding-up process of Free Range Farms upon the sale of the operating assets, amongst others.