Rankings, Recognition and Awards

CHAMBERS & PARTNERS 2022 RANKED US IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS

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IFLR1000 2022 RANKED US IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS

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LEGAL 500 2022 RANKED US IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS

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West Africa for Mergers & Acquisitions Transactions by Deal Flow Activity 2021

We are honoured that UUBO has been ranked Number 1 in West Africa for Mergers & Acquisitions Transactions by Deal Flow Activity in 2021 in the just announced DealMakers Africa Awards 2021.

Please click on this link to view a full list of awards and awardees for the DealMakers Africa Awards 2021: https://bit.ly/3hJh9fw.

DealMakers Africa West Africa General Corporate Finance – Legal Adviser Rankings 2021

We are honoured that UUBO has been ranked for West Africa in the DealMakers Africa West Africa General Corporate Finance – Legal Adviser Rankings in 2021 in the just announced DealMakers Africa Awards 2021.

Please click on this link to view a full list of awards and awardees for the DealMakers Africa Awards 2021: https://bit.ly/3hJh9fw.

IFLR1000 Women Leaders for 2022

We are honoured by the recognition that has been accorded to various female members of Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie by the IFLR1000 in its annual #IFLR1000WomenLeaders shortlists from 2018 to date.

In its latest (5th edition) announcement, we are delighted that a group of UUBO honorees named as IFLR1000 Women Leaders for 2022, represents one of the highest numbers of recognised lawyers, per firm, in Nigeria to date, and includes partners Folake Elias-Adebowale, Yinka Edu, Ozofu Olatunde Ogiemudia and Adeola Sunmola.

The publication identifies the most ”prominent female lawyers working on financial and corporate transactions and contract, licensing, and regulatory project work within their markets” who meet the eligibility criteria of having ”outstanding reputations within their markets, have expertise and experience of working on complex deals, or who have risen to hold leadership roles with their firms or their practices”, or combine these attributes, based on submissions, market research and client and peer feedback in each of the IFLR1000’s 120 featured jurisdictions across the world. Read more about the IFLR1000 Women Lawyers 2022 here: https://lnkd.in/d_DFsBXc.

For more information about #UUBO, its people and our full-service offerings, please email us at uubo@uubo.org, visit www.uubo.org, and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

West African Mergers & Acquisitions Deals by Transaction Value in 2021

We are honoured that UUBO has been ranked Number 1 for West African Mergers & Acquisitions Deals by Transaction Value in 2021 in the just announced DealMakersAFRICA Awards 2021.

Please click on this link to view a full list of awards and awardees for the DealMakers Africa Awards 2021: https://bit.ly/3hJh9fw.

For more information about our Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets (Equity & Debt) and other market leading corporate and commercial practice areas, please contact us at uubo@uubo.org and visit www.uubo.org.

West Africa Deal of the Year 2020, as ranked by DealMakers Africa.

UUBO’s Mergers & Acquisitions team is very proud to be recognised as an Industry winner for our role in the West Africa Deal of the Year 2020, as ranked by DealMakers Africa.

The Merger of Tangerine Life Insurance and ARM Life, which had a total acquisition value of ₦4.66 billion, created a consolidated entity which is the fourth largest life insurer in Nigeria.

UUBO has also been ranked as a Tier 1 firm by DealMakers Africa, having worked on 10.26% of the total market share of deals made in 2020.