OUR WORK

It is all about your objectives: We listen! We think! We create! The areas where we deploy our expertise include:

Corporate & Commercial                                                               Request the Corporate & Commercial Brochure

DETAIL has a leading corporate and commercial practice which forms the bedrock of our firm. Ranked by World Finance as the Best Corporate and Commercial Law Firm, Nigeria, 2015, DETAIL’s Corporate & Commercial team is reputed for innovation and creativity. We have been involved in several ground-breaking transactions which include: advising Sona Brewery Group in its sale of 5 regional breweries to Heineken International BV, increasing Heineken’s capacity by 3.7 million hectolitres — the largest brewery M&A in Nigeria to date; and acting for LADOL FZE in negotiating a $350 million JV with Samsung in relation to TOTAL’s first in country fabrication and integration of an FPSO for EGINA.

Infrastructure & Public Private Partnerships (PPP)                              Request the Infrastructure & PPP Brochure

DETAIL has Nigerian knowledge and experience working on transactions related to: railways, highways, bridges, airports, water supply, power stations, jetties, free zones and industrial parks. We understand the full project cycle from project development, procurement, contracting, financing, operations and maintenance. Awarded the Best PPP Law Firm 2013 by World Finance, we have worked for PPP proponents, financers and governments on varying infrastructure projects including, Lagos State Blue Line Railway, 2nd Niger Bridge and Lagos Ibadan Expressway.

Oil & Gas                                                                                                  Request the Oil & Gas Brochure

DETAIL’s Oil & Gas know-how cuts across start-ups, bids, asset acquisitions, financing and advisory support. Awarded 2017 Oil & Gas law firm of the Year by ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards, we have worked with different clients in the acquisitions of OML 29 (Shell’s second largest asset worldwide); OML 25; and Ogedeh marginal fields.

Power                                                                                                        Request the Power Brochure

DETAIL has a leading Nigerian Power practice, which is renown for drafting regulations, obtaining permits, and working across the value chain with Independent Power Producers, investors, financiers, regulators, and governments. Some notable transactions include advising the Central Bank of Nigeria in disbursement of the 213 billion naira intervention fund for the power sector and advising Copperbelt (CEC Africa) in its acquisition of Abuja Electricty Distribution Company.

Finance                                                                                                     Request the Finance Brochure

DETAIL has expertise in navigating the different ways in which cash is injected into companies or projects: debt, equity, or hybrids. We are versed with the rules relating to FDIs from companies, DFIs and equity funds. Taking security has its sector-related specifics, which we understand. Some key transactions we have superintended include: serving as borrower/buyer’s counsel to Aiteo Eastern Company Plc (Aiteo) on the 2.56 billion US dollars sale of Oil Mining Lease No. 29 (OML 29); and advising Stanbic IBTC Bank in its provision of a Senior Term Loan Facility and a Letter of Credit and Import Finance Facility to Kellogg, the international cereal manufacturer as it looks to establish a cereal processing factory, equipment, and other related infrastructure in Nigeria.

Capital Markets                                                                                        Request the Capital Markets Brochure

DETAIL is an active player in the Nigerian Capital Markets, advising clients on transactions relating to Initial Public Offers, Rights Issues, Bonds, Funds, Investment Trusts, Portfolio Investments and more. DETAIL has on several occasions engaged the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on novel transaction mechanisms that have saved clients billions of naira and led to amendments in the SEC regulations, such as the UPDC REIT transaction and the Heineken acquisition of 5 breweries in Nigeria.

Private Equity                                                                                           Request the Private Equity Brochure

The uniqueness of Private Equity funding and exit requires precision skills, which we have acquired from working on some notable transactions. We advised Beloxxi Industries Ltd, a biscuit manufacturing company on an $80 million investment from a consortium of indigenous and offshore private equity funds, which won the Private Equity Africa 2017 Mid Cap Deal of the Year. DETAIL advised equity investors, Prevent DEV Gmbh & German African Business Engineering on its €650, 000 equity investment into Hi-Five Industries Ltd, an instant noodle manufacturing company in Nigeria. We have also been involved in setting up funds and obtaining regulatory approvals for funds operating in Nigeria.

Real Estate & Construction                                                         Request the Real Estate & Construction Brochure

DETAIL’s Real Estate & Construction practice provides full cycle real estate services including property acquisition, leases, joint ventures, consortium financing, REITS, and securitisations. We also have experience with FIDIC and JCT contracts. We acted for UAC Property Development Company (the Sponsors) on a public offer for investment in an equity Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT); advised Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL) FZE on the construction of an FPSO fabrication yard and quay wall in Tarkwa Bay, Lagos; and advised Stanbic IBTC Bank in financing the Delta Mall and Owerri Mall in Nigeria.

Technology, IP, Media & Entertainment (T.I.M.E)                                                         Request the T.I.M.E Brochure

We provide clients with commercial and pragmatic advice on a wide range of issues, from choosing a business model that is right for them and their brand, to obtaining funding, protecting and commercialising their IP and everything else in between. The depth of DETAIL’s knowledge was recognised in 2012, when selected as the Global Law Expert Recommended Firm for Entertainment Law in Nigeria. DETAIL’s experience includes: advising Rescue Technologies Limited in the development and implementation of the EMRO mobile and web software application for health, safety and security services in Nigeria; advising the Central Securities Clearing System Ltd (CSCS) with the negotiation for the licensing and implementation of Capital Markets software solution for CSCS; and advising ARA Entertainment, the management company of Nigeria’s renowned female talking drummer, ARA.

OUR WORK

It is all about your objectives: We listen! We think! We create! The areas where we deploy our expertise include:

Corporate & Commercial

Request the Corporate & Commercial Brochure

DETAIL has a leading corporate and commercial practice which forms the bedrock of our firm. Ranked by World Finance as the Best Corporate and Commercial Law Firm, Nigeria, 2015, DETAIL’s Corporate & Commercial team is reputed for innovation and creativity. We have been involved in several ground-breaking transactions which include: advising Sona Brewery Group in its sale of 5 regional breweries to Heineken International BV, increasing Heineken’s capacity by 3.7 million hectolitres — the largest brewery M&A in Nigeria to date; and acting for LADOL FZE in negotiating a $350 million JV with Samsung in relation to TOTAL’s first in country fabrication and integration of an FPSO for EGINA.

Infrastructure & Public Private Partnerships (PPP)

Request the Infrastructure & PPP Brochure

DETAIL has Nigerian knowledge and experience working on transactions related to: railways, highways, bridges, airports, water supply, power stations, jetties, free zones and industrial parks. We understand the full project cycle from project development, procurement, contracting, financing, operations and maintenance. Awarded the Best PPP Law Firm 2013 by World Finance, we have worked for PPP proponents, financers and governments on varying infrastructure projects including, Lagos State Blue Line Railway, 2nd Niger Bridge and Lagos Ibadan Expressway.

Oil & Gas

Request the Oil & Gas Brochure

DETAIL’s Oil & Gas know-how cuts across start-ups, bids, asset acquisitions, financing and advisory support. Awarded 2017 Oil & Gas law firm of the Year by ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards, we have worked with different clients in the acquisitions of OML 29 (Shell’s second largest asset worldwide); OML 25; and Ogedeh marginal fields.

Power

Request the Power Brochure

DETAIL has a leading Nigerian Power practice, which is renown for drafting regulations, obtaining permits, and working across the value chain with Independent Power Producers, investors, financiers, regulators, and governments. Some notable transactions include advising the Central Bank of Nigeria in disbursement of the 213 billion naira intervention fund for the power sector and advising Copperbelt (CEC Africa) in its acquisition of Abuja Electricty Distribution Company.

Finance

Request the Finance Brochure

DETAIL has expertise in navigating the different ways in which cash is injected into companies or projects: debt, equity, or hybrids. We are versed with the rules relating to FDIs from companies, DFIs and equity funds. Taking security has its sector-related specifics, which we understand. Some key transactions we have superintended include: serving as borrower/buyer’s counsel to Aiteo Eastern Company Plc (Aiteo) on the 2.56 billion US dollars sale of Oil Mining Lease No. 29 (OML 29); and advising Stanbic IBTC Bank in its provision of a Senior Term Loan Facility and a Letter of Credit and Import Finance Facility to Kellogg, the international cereal manufacturer as it looks to establish a cereal processing factory, equipment, and other related infrastructure in Nigeria.

Capital Markets

Request the Capital Markets Brochure

DETAIL is an active player in the Nigerian Capital Markets, advising clients on transactions relating to Initial Public Offers, Rights Issues, Bonds, Funds, Investment Trusts, Portfolio Investments and more. DETAIL has on several occasions engaged the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on novel transaction mechanisms that have saved clients billions of naira and led to amendments in the SEC regulations, such as the UPDC REIT transaction and the Heineken acquisition of 5 breweries in Nigeria.

Private Equity

Request the Private Equity Brochure

The uniqueness of Private Equity funding and exit requires precision skills, which we have acquired from working on some notable transactions. We advised Beloxxi Industries Ltd, a biscuit manufacturing company on an $80 million investment from a consortium of indigenous and offshore private equity funds, which won the Private Equity Africa 2017 Mid Cap Deal of the Year. DETAIL advised equity investors, Prevent DEV Gmbh & German African Business Engineering on its €650, 000 equity investment into Hi-Five Industries Ltd, an instant noodle manufacturing company in Nigeria. We have also been involved in setting up funds and obtaining regulatory approvals for funds operating in Nigeria.

Real Estate & Construction

Request the Real Estate & Construction Brochure

DETAIL’s Real Estate & Construction practice provides full cycle real estate services including property acquisition, leases, joint ventures, consortium financing, REITS, and securitisations. We also have experience with FIDIC and JCT contracts. We acted for UAC Property Development Company (the Sponsors) on a public offer for investment in an equity Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT); advised Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL) FZE on the construction of an FPSO fabrication yard and quay wall in Tarkwa Bay, Lagos; and advised Stanbic IBTC Bank in financing the Delta Mall and Owerri Mall in Nigeria.

Technology, IP, Media & Entertainment (T.I.M.E)

Request the T.I.M.E Brochure

We provide clients with commercial and pragmatic advice on a wide range of issues, from choosing a business model that is right for them and their brand, to obtaining funding, protecting and commercialising their IP and everything else in between. The depth of DETAIL’s knowledge was recognised in 2012, when selected as the Global Law Expert Recommended Firm for Entertainment Law in Nigeria. DETAIL’s experience includes: advising Rescue Technologies Limited in the development and implementation of the EMRO mobile and web software application for health, safety and security services in Nigeria; advising the Central Securities Clearing System Ltd (CSCS) with the negotiation for the licensing and implementation of Capital Markets software solution for CSCS; and advising ARA Entertainment, the management company of Nigeria’s renowned female talking drummer, ARA.

OUR WORK

It is all about your objectives: We listen! We think! We create! The areas where we deploy our expertise include:

Corporate & Commercial

Request the Corporate & Commercial Brochure

DETAIL has a leading corporate and commercial practice which forms the bedrock of our firm. Ranked by World Finance as the Best Corporate and Commercial Law Firm, Nigeria, 2015, DETAIL’s Corporate & Commercial team is reputed for innovation and creativity. We have been involved in several ground-breaking transactions which include: advising Sona Brewery Group in its sale of 5 regional breweries to Heineken International BV, increasing Heineken’s capacity by 3.7 million hectolitres — the largest brewery M&A in Nigeria to date; and acting for LADOL FZE in negotiating a $350 million JV with Samsung in relation to TOTAL’s first in country fabrication and integration of an FPSO for EGINA.

Infrastructure & Public Private Partnerships (PPP)

Request the Infrastructure & PPP Brochure

DETAIL has Nigerian knowledge and experience working on transactions related to: railways, highways, bridges, airports, water supply, power stations, jetties, free zones and industrial parks. We understand the full project cycle from project development, procurement, contracting, financing, operations and maintenance. Awarded the Best PPP Law Firm 2013 by World Finance, we have worked for PPP proponents, financers and governments on varying infrastructure projects including, Lagos State Blue Line Railway, 2nd Niger Bridge and Lagos Ibadan Expressway.

Oil & Gas

Request the Oil & Gas Brochure

DETAIL’s Oil & Gas know-how cuts across start-ups, bids, asset acquisitions, financing and advisory support. Awarded 2017 Oil & Gas law firm of the Year by ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards, we have worked with different clients in the acquisitions of OML 29 (Shell’s second largest asset worldwide); OML 25; and Ogedeh marginal fields.

Power

Request the Power Brochure

DETAIL has a leading Nigerian Power practice, which is renown for drafting regulations, obtaining permits, and working across the value chain with Independent Power Producers, investors, financiers, regulators, and governments. Some notable transactions include advising the Central Bank of Nigeria in disbursement of the 213 billion naira intervention fund for the power sector and advising Copperbelt (CEC Africa) in its acquisition of Abuja Electricty Distribution Company.

Finance

Request the Finance Brochure

DETAIL has expertise in navigating the different ways in which cash is injected into companies or projects: debt, equity, or hybrids. We are versed with the rules relating to FDIs from companies, DFIs and equity funds. Taking security has its sector-related specifics, which we understand. Some key transactions we have superintended include: serving as borrower/buyer’s counsel to Aiteo Eastern Company Plc (Aiteo) on the 2.56 billion US dollars sale of Oil Mining Lease No. 29 (OML 29); and advising Stanbic IBTC Bank in its provision of a Senior Term Loan Facility and a Letter of Credit and Import Finance Facility to Kellogg, the international cereal manufacturer as it looks to establish a cereal processing factory, equipment, and other related infrastructure in Nigeria.

Capital Markets

Request the Capital Markets Brochure

DETAIL is an active player in the Nigerian Capital Markets, advising clients on transactions relating to Initial Public Offers, Rights Issues, Bonds, Funds, Investment Trusts, Portfolio Investments and more. DETAIL has on several occasions engaged the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on novel transaction mechanisms that have saved clients billions of naira and led to amendments in the SEC regulations, such as the UPDC REIT transaction and the Heineken acquisition of 5 breweries in Nigeria.

Private Equity

Request the Private Equity Brochure

The uniqueness of Private Equity funding and exit requires precision skills, which we have acquired from working on some notable transactions. We advised Beloxxi Industries Ltd, a biscuit manufacturing company on an $80 million investment from a consortium of indigenous and offshore private equity funds, which won the Private Equity Africa 2017 Mid Cap Deal of the Year. DETAIL advised equity investors, Prevent DEV Gmbh & German African Business Engineering on its €650, 000 equity investment into Hi-Five Industries Ltd, an instant noodle manufacturing company in Nigeria. We have also been involved in setting up funds and obtaining regulatory approvals for funds operating in Nigeria.

Real Estate & Construction

Request the Real Estate & Construction Brochure

DETAIL’s Real Estate & Construction practice provides full cycle real estate services including property acquisition, leases, joint ventures, consortium financing, REITS, and securitisations. We also have experience with FIDIC and JCT contracts. We acted for UAC Property Development Company (the Sponsors) on a public offer for investment in an equity Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT); advised Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL) FZE on the construction of an FPSO fabrication yard and quay wall in Tarkwa Bay, Lagos; and advised Stanbic IBTC Bank in financing the Delta Mall and Owerri Mall in Nigeria.

Technology, IP, Media & Entertainment (T.I.M.E)

Request the T.I.M.E Brochure

We provide clients with commercial and pragmatic advice on a wide range of issues, from choosing a business model that is right for them and their brand, to obtaining funding, protecting and commercialising their IP and everything else in between. The depth of DETAIL’s knowledge was recognised in 2012, when selected as the Global Law Expert Recommended Firm for Entertainment Law in Nigeria. DETAIL’s experience includes: advising Rescue Technologies Limited in the development and implementation of the EMRO mobile and web software application for health, safety and security services in Nigeria; advising the Central Securities Clearing System Ltd (CSCS) with the negotiation for the licensing and implementation of Capital Markets software solution for CSCS; and advising ARA Entertainment, the management company of Nigeria’s renowned female talking drummer, ARA.