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Seyi Alao

sefton Fross Associate Seyi Alao

Oluwaseyi is an Associate in the Firm’s Banking and Finance Practice Group.

 

She has in the course of her career advised a broad range of clients including financial institutions, private equity firms, corporates, development agencies, local and multinational clients on diverse domestic and cross border transactions, facility arrangement, securitization, regulatory compliance matters, sustainability reporting, target and objective setting for sustainable development, corporate governance, internal compliance, and company ethics.

 

Prior to joining the firm, Oluwaseyi worked as a Governance, Compliance and Sustainability Officer for Oando Energy Resources Inc.

  • EDUCATION

    • University of Ibadan, (LL.M)

    • Nigeria Law School (B.L.)

    • Adekunle Ajasin University (LL.B)

  • KEY PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and Finance

    • Corporate and M&A

    • Power

    • Energy and Infrastructure.

  • KEY SECTORS

    • Energy and Natural Resources

    • Banking and Finance

    • Project development

     

  • RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    • Advised the Trustees on the issuance of N15,000,000 Series I unsecured bond by Eat & Go SPV Plc. Providing legal advisory services to a client desirous of raising NGN500,000,000 (Five Hundred Million Naira) at a debt and equity mix ratio.

    • Advising a client in the negotiation of its US$129 Million loan agreement with Zenith Bank.

    • Advising a Nigerian indigenous company on the acquisition of 90% of the issued share capital of an oil and gas company in Nigeria.  

    • Advised Platform Capital Investments Partners Limited on the US$60,000,000 (Sixty Million Dollars) syndicate financing with the Nigerian Export-Import Bank of a leather manufacturing plant in the eastern part of Nigeria.

    • Advising as Solicitors to the Trustees of a N300 Billion Bond Issuance Programme by Dangote Cement Plc Advising a Conglomerate on a NGN9 Billion term loan finance to fund one of the subsidiaries working capital needs.

    • Advised an energy company on its proposed restructuring and the legal implications of the proposed structure and its tax implications.

  • AFFILIATIONS

    • Member, Nigerian Bar Association

    • Nigerian Institute of Management

+234 (01) 2770762 -101
s.alao@seftonfross.com