Mergers and Aquisition

Prime Chamber’s Mergers & Acquisitions (“M&A”) practice continues to be the leading M&A practice in Nigeria; measured by the number and quality of our transactions and recognition by our clientele, leading legal publications and also our colleagues.

The firm has been actively involved in recent industry-wide recapitalizations and mergers within the Nigerian banking sector, which resulted from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s 2010/2011 findings that eight banks were distressed.

Prime Chamber has a strong competitive edge for clients, who value its commercial and good value service ”
When considered against the backdrop of a very competitive legal industry and mindful that the transactions herein relates only to the banking sector, the extent of our involvement in the recapitalization is testament to our leading position in M&A legal practice in Nigeria.Practice Highlights

Our transactions include:

  • Equity Investments and Di-vestments
  • Privatizations
  • Cross-Border and Domestic Acquisition as well as Negotiated Acquisitions
  • Take overs
  • Joint Ventures
  • Leveraged Buyouts
  • Tender & Exchange Offers
  • Management Buy outs
  • Competition and Anti-trust
  • Mergers

Key Contacts

Elohor Feliz Obodo, Esq.


Udochi, Ufuoma Ekakitie (Mrs)


Francis Avbenagha, Esq.

Head Attorney

John Smart, Esq.