Department profile submitted by Abdulai, Taiwo & Co
For over 40 years, our team has maintained a strong reputation in advising on all aspects of investment banking and finance transactions. Our strong heritage in the Capital Market includes the first RMBS securitization in West Africa, and Real Estate Investment Trust Scheme (REITS). ATC has acted as Lead Counsel on numerous pioneer transactions in Nigeria capital market; Bonds, Equities and Debt securities. In pure banking, ATC was the first Nigerian law firm to be registered as Consultants to the African Development Bank (“AfDB) (Regn. No.11270/NIR). Areas of recent growth are the Infrastructure and Power sector, and PPP projects, where the firm is taking a leadership position in the market. For over a decade, leading law firm Rating Agencies have consistently recommended Abdulai, Taiwo & Co.; including IFLR: 1000 (years 1992-2017); Chambers Global (years 2005-2017); Legal 500 (EMEA) (years 2005-2017).