Name: Dan Agbor
Firm Name: Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
Country: Nigeria
Expertise: Private Equity Law

Telephone: +234 (1) 462 8360
Fax: +234 (1) 462 2311

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Professional Biography:

Dan Agbor is the firm’s Managing Partner and 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.

Firm Overview:

The firm was founded by our Founding Partner, Udoma Udo Udoma, as Udo Udoma & Co. in 1983. It has since evolved from its initial focus on oil and gas matters into a twelve partner, multi-specialisation full service firm geared to facilitate corporate and commercial business in Nigeria and Africa across its Practice Areas.

The firm’s corporate practice is supported by a dedicated litigation and alternative dispute resolution team, and also by a company secretarial department, Alsec Nominees Limited, which provides a full range of company secretarial services.