Samuel Salako

Samuel Salako

Partner, Olajide Oyewole LLP (DLA Piper Africa, Nigeria)

Samuel is a Partner in the Corporate and Capital Markets practice and also co-heads the IPT and Employment and Global Mobility sectors at Olajide Oyewole LLP. He has about two decades of commercial law experience.

He provides general corporate representation to various established and emerging businesses including, a broad pool of public companies, closely-held businesses and international subsidiaries. Samuel advises on a wide range of corporate legal issues including: corporate finance, company re-organization and corporate restructuring, private equity investments and corporate acquisitions among other complex multidisciplinary corporate advisory services, the negotiation of strategic alliances, the formation and financing of start-up companies, business succession planning, as well as structuring, negotiating and documenting a vast array of related organizational transactions.

Samuel has also worked in the financial services sector where he was responsible for establishing monitoring and compliance frameworks for mutual funds managers, municipal bonds issuers, setting up contractual and monitoring frameworks for subnational sovereign wealth funds, reviewing and negotiating syndicated lending security agreements, and reviewing and negotiating capital market offer documents, among other responsibilities.

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