Client:

A London-based Investment Advisory

The Assignment:

Risk Analysis of a Nigerian Bank and Nigeria’s banking sector

The client, representing a major European private equity group that was interested in buying into a Nigerian bank needed to understand the risk dynamics of the particular transaction and of the Nigerian banking sector in general. We undertook an exhaustive appraisal of the reputation of the target Nigerian bank and the risk issues around banking in Nigeria, especially as they concern the reputation of investors from a tightly regulated market.  We interviewed a total of 29 high-profile banking sector professionals and analysts for the report.

What we achieved:

Our report greatly improved client’s understanding of the risks involved in the transaction and how they could be navigated. The client proceeded with the transaction.