Bukola Akinsulere

Bukola Akinsulere

Senior Associate | ALN Nigeria | Aluko & Oyebode

Physical Address:

1, Murtala Muhammed Drive (Old Bank Road) Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria


+234 1 462 8360-71,
+234 906 298 1755

Email Address:

  1. Background

    Bukola is a Senior Associate at ALN Nigeria | Aluko Oyebode in the Firm’s Corporate and Commercial department., capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, and private equity practices. He routinely advises on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, anti-trust matters, and fintech mandates. He also advises on investment products and derivatives regulation.

    He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and holds a Bachelor of Laws from University of Lagos.

  2. Professional Membership

    Nigerian Bar Association

  3. Professional Qualifications

    2015: Called to the Nigerian Bar

    2014: Bachelor of Laws, LL.B, University of Lagos, Nigeria

  4. Career Summary

    2023 – Date: Senior Associate, Aluko & Oyebode, Lagos

    2021 – 2023: Associate, Aluko & Oyebode

    2017 – 2021: Legal Counsel, CardinalStone Partners Limited

    2017 – 2017: Associate, Famsville Solicitors

  5. Top Matters

    Debt Capital Markets

    • Advising Access Bank, a Nigerian multinational commercial bank owned by Access Group, in connection with its issuance of a USD 50 million Regulation S 5-year Senior Unsecured Step-Up Puttable Green Bond due in 2027, including reviewing the subscription agreement, advising on regulatory requirements and preparation of a drawdown legal opinion.
    • Advising Access Bank, a Nigerian multinational commercial bank owned by Access Group, in connection with its issuance of a USD 500 million Perpetual, Fixed Rate, Additional Tier 1 Bonds.
    • Advising Africa Finance Corporation in connection with its USD 5 million Global Medium Term Note Programme Update including reviewing the prospectus and agreements, and preparing the programme update opinion.
    • Advising an indigenous Nigerian upstream oil company in connection with its first bond issuance programme including advising on regulatory consents and requirements for the issuance and issue documentation.

    Mergers & Acquisitions 

    • Acting for Allianz, one of the leading integrated financial services providers worldwide in connection with the creation of a Pan-African Joint Venture with the Sanlam Group, a South African diversified financial services group operating across several selected global markets globally, including conducting a local due diligence, advising on regulatory requirements and filings and providing ongoing legal support.

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