Project finance may come from a variety of sources. The main sources include equity, debt and government grants. Financing from these alternative sources have important implications on project’s overall cost, cash flow, ultimate liability and claims to project incomes and assets.
Our legal services are available in relation to the debt conversion, privatisation, and commercialisation policies of the Nigerian Government. We have in the recent past negotiated and helped document international aircraft purchase, chartering, and wet-leasing agreements on behalf of a premier indigenous private airline in Nigeria.
Ayo-Kasumu & Company has had the privilege of acting as a consultant to a major mining corporation in South Africa on the economic viability and legal incidents of joint venture exploitation of Nigerian coal deposits. In addition, the firm helped to raise funding for an indigenous marginal field, as well as successfully sourced for technical partners for this enterprise.
Our counsel in-chambers have over the years acquired skills in rendering legal services to oil companies. We are poised to advise on oil spillage with respect to claims for loss of earnings in relation to the destruction of aquatic life and fishing apparatus, the acquisition of land for oil prospecting and exploration, petrol filling stations, and telecommunication cell sites compensation claims in general and litigation arising therefrom.
Our firm is also an expert in all levels of relevant projects from conception, structure development, implementation and financing to post completion formalities.