Our Experience

Adviser to James Bay Resources Canada and Crestar Integrated Natural Resources Limited (Crestar) in Crestar’s acquisition of OML 25 during Shell Nigeria’s last divestment round of oil blocks for US$ 453 Million

Advised and led a consortium named CALLS (Caverton, Afridev, Lamar, Lavayo Energy & Sepco 3) for a US$ 330 Million bid for Omoku power plant under Federal Government of Nigeria’s divestment of NIPP (Nigeria Independent Power Plants) from NDPHC (Niger Delta Power Holding Company)

Buy-side adviser for the acquisition of Associated Aviation Company Limited, a licensed air operator in Cargo, Private Charter and Commercial aviation and led the transformation and turnaround team with Mr Kayode Ayeni as Chief Executive Officer/Vice Chairman
Co-Promoter of the Gulf of Guinea Energy Fund, a US$ 250 Million fund focused on providing equity and debt capital to companies operating in the local content value chain to IOC’s and indigenous E&P companies. Successfully raised US$ 50 Million seed equity from OPIC (Overseas Private Investment Corporation) of the USA for the fund
Pitched development of a multi-user deep-water port, railway and industrial zone in Guinea to service the bauxite mining industry to African Institutions on behalf of European developer

Adviser to the Developer of off-grid solar/hybrid power rollout in Kenya & Nigeria (Ongoing)

Advising the Sponsors of a number Mini-LNG Projects in Nigeria (including terminal development, storage and local distribution) (Ongoing)

In addition, Afridev’s senior team has experience performing similar roles and has led/advised on transactions such as;

Retained as the investment advisor to the Korean construction & investment firm as their emerging market infrastructure. Explored the development of a refinery in Gabon, a power project in Kazakhstan and Hospital project in Turkey
Advised the sponsors on the investment of US$ 100m into the Egyptian Refining Company (Cairo) US$ 4.2bn project
Advised on the investment in 50% of award winning Tafila wind farm (from development stage). First commercial size renewable energy project in Jordan at 117MW
Advised the sponsors on the on the development and construction of a tyre recycling facility in Harare, Zimbabwe
Responsible for the Due Diligence and negotiations on a Pan-African satellite/telecoms system planned to HQ in Morocco
Advised Cape Town on their Olympic bid.

Advised Ghanaian government on port development at Accra and Tema.