Responsible for identifying and sourcing complex Corporate Finance opportunities in both Nigeria and global markets for new and existing financial products to enhance revenue.
Advise key clients in respect of mergers, acquisition, capital restructuring, capital raisings, leveraged buy-outs and valuations.
Manage across all stages of transactions, including conception (pitching), execution, documentation and closing.
Includes all sectors within the Nigerian corporate landscape and both local and cross border transactions outside of South Africa
Support development of the Rest of Africa franchise through origination of deals and pitches with the Corporate Finance teams in South Africa, Ghana and Kenya.
Ensure effective management of deal teams in the context of both parties and live transactions and training of analysts in all areas of Corporate Finance.
Develop relationships with existing and potential clients from initial negotiations to closure.
Ensure execution of transactions in accordance with product approvals
Oversee documentation, models and presentations including term sheet, business valuation models, teasers, information memorandums, etc.
Lead negotiations and structure lending opportunities with counterparties, lead internal approval processes, finalise lending structures and terms, review and perform due diligence investigations, execute and close the transaction including documentation, obtain final internal approvals
Tailor complex and comprehensive financial solutions for key clients (including structuring, advising, modelling, documentation, implementation and administration for the term of the transaction).
Identify issues which are varied and often deal specific.
Act with a broad outlook and look to identify the key issues on an ongoing basis and determine strategies on how to address these. This will include commercial considerations, financial analysis, technical analysis, stakeholder requirements and certain legal parameters.