The firm has a strong reputation providing legal services in privatization transactions advising both on the buyer and seller sides. Our experience in privatization has included senior legal support to the Nigerian privatization agency revising procedures and comprehensively revising standard documents and tools for privatization to improve transaction integrity and efficiency. Discrete advice on specific privatization transactions, developing privatization regulations, guidance notes on implementing PPPs to extensive investigations and support for clients in target private acquisition efforts. Our personnel have advised, and guided companies being prepared for full Privatization and commercialization on corporatization, revision and re- engineering of corporate governance structures, systems and processes.
For Public Private Partnerships (PPP/PFI) Projects, our firm advises operators, sponsors and financiers on transaction documentation, financial and regulatory issues for Public Private Partnerships (PPP); infrastructure and utilities projects. We have experience in transaction structuring including acting regularly as legal advisers in transaction advisory teams preparing PPP projects. We have on different occasions acted as Transaction Legal Advisers to different PPP arrangements. Our firm also continues to provide legal support to PPP projects both at the transaction design, project preparation stage and at project development and operation stages as is the case in the Enyimba Economic City Project (www.eecdgroup.com). Additionally, we support development of PPP policy and implementation tools. Our personnel participated as consultant in undertaking the World Bank Disclosure diagnostic of the Nigerian PPP system (and the development of a PPP disclosure portal for the National sector Regulator (www.ppp.icrc.gov.ng) an the Nigerian Sovereign Wealth Fund(NSIA).