Capital Market

We provide legal advisory services relating to the capital market and public offering of securities. As Solicitors, we ensure that our Clients’ planned offer is in compliance with the relevant regulatory requirements of the Investment & Securities Act, Security & Exchange Commission Regulations and the Nigerian Stock Exchange Listing requirements.
 
We participate in the preparation of the Prospectus and ensure that all the material facts disclosed are verified, all the relevant minutes of the company are in place and that all disclosures required by statute are included in the prospectus. We also prepare all the requisite documents and agreements relating to the proposed issue. We are registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) as Capital Market Solicitors and are licensed to advise Clients on the issue of securities in Nigeria.

Between 2005 to date, we have advised several Offers for Sale, Offers for Subscription and Special Placement of securities listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange as well as Private Placements of securities preparatory to their listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. We also represent foreign companies with subsidiaries in Nigeria as Nigerian Legal Advisers to their Offers for Sale of securities in their home Stock Exchanges.

We welcome an opportunity to discuss our Capital Market & Securities practice with you and are prepared to arrange for an early meeting with you for this purpose, however, if you have any question or you require more information on this area of practice before then, please contact Iseoluwa Abiodun-Johnson on 0808 217 1556 or E-mail: iseoluwa@thelawsmiths.com