Dan Agbor heads Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie's banking and finance, power, private equity and taxation teams. His corporate advisory practice includes mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and derivatives transactions, debt restructuring, debt to equity conversions and fund establishment.
He has advised on a range of matters including Nigeria’s earliest global depositary receipt programme, its first independent power project; the establishment of its first discount house, and Nigeria’s first Eurobond transaction and the structuring of an international debt fund that is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. He has also assisted a power sector regulator with the drafting of captive power regulations for that sector.
Dan is ranked as a leading lawyer in the Corporate/M&A sections of Chambers Global Directory and the Practical Law Review. He is also featured in the International Financial Law Review (Expert Guides), the Practical Law Company “Which Lawyer” Guides, the Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal. He is the country representative of the Employment Law Alliance, and a contributor to the International Law Office Energy and Natural Resources Newsletter.
Dan delivers and publishes articles across his practice areas, including papers on banking, secured credit transactions, the Nigerian debt conversion programme, global depositary receipts, foreign investment, international joint venture agreements and guarantees. He chairs and serves on the boards of various companies.
1996-date: Partner, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
1990-5: Associate, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
1988-90 Assistant Manager, Corporate Finance, Nigeria International
Bank Limited (Citibank)
1987-8 Legal Officer, Nigeria International Bank Limited (Citibank)
1986-7 Associate, Ajumogobia, Okeke and Oyebode
1980-1 Lecturer in Political Science, Rivers State College of Education
1986 BL, Nigerian Law School,
1985 LL. B, University of Benin
1984 MPA, Political Science University of Calabar
1983 BSc, Political Science University of Calabar
Nigerian Bar Association
International Bar Association