Deal Announcement: OSM Maritime Group and Thome Group

Leading vessel management and maritime services providers, OSM Maritime Group and Thome Group, have agreed to combine their global businesses (subject to jurisdictional regulatory approvals) to create a sector-leading global vessel management business with more than 30,000 employees and offices in 22 countries, including Nigeria. For additional information, read OSM Maritime Group’s press release at:

Our UUBO team, led by Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil & Gas, Private Equity & Venture Capital teams partner, Folake Elias-Adebowale, with principal support from Mesuabari Mene-Josiah, Elo Adhekpukoli, Victoria Agomuo, Idorenyin Umoh, Uchechukwu Ajala, Godson Iwuozo, Great Oyiki, Noble Chinwendu, and Markanthony Ezeoha, is pleased to have advised OSM Maritime Group on the Nigerian legal aspects of the proposed merger.

For more information about our Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil & Gas and Private Equity & Venture Capital Practice Groups, please visit, email us at and and follow our social media channels.

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