Capital Markets

Nigeria has a large and ever expanding business population. This growth, coupled with the increasing size of the country’s economy, offer growth opportunities for capital markets operators and those who are interested in the Nigerian Capital Market. As a leading, top-tier capital markets law firm in Lagos Nigeria, Hermon Legal Practitioners routinely advise sophisticated clients on a broad spectrum of capital market transactions for those operating within the Nigerian Capital Market space.

Hermon Legal Practitioners has a profound understanding of the workings of the Nigerian Capital Market which makes it a firm that is well equipped to advice clients in the Capital Markets industry in Nigeria. We have a strong client portfolio for whom we handle complex capital markets transactions. Furthermore, our lawyers in this practice group have acted for a range of sophisticated private and institutional clients including insurance companies, commercial banks, investment companies and other institutions on debt and equity -backed financial transactions.

Our law firm’s broad range of capital market experience and expertise encompasses: initial public offerings (IPOs), corporate restructurings, stock exchange listings, collective investment schemes, investment funding, private placements and public offers of debt and equity by clients operating within these spaces.

Hermon Legal Practitioners is very active within the Nigerian Capital Markets, representing our clients in a broad range of commercial transactions.

We advise you to maximize your opportunities with a Firm partner who swiftly and readily adapts to the realities of Nigeria’s Capital marketplace. From helping to develop new best practices to proactively advising clients on best approaches to utilize in their specific transactions, Hermon leverages an agile approach to adapt in a quickly changing commercial landscape in Nigeria’s commercial hubs of Lagos and Abuja.

Through our practice group, you will discover creative, efficient and cost-effective solutions that meet your specific goals for your specific transactions. Working side-by-side with your team as its trusted advisor, we always apply an innovative yet practical approach to all aspects of raising equity or debt financing in the Nigerian capital market.

We make sure that you realize your ambitions, while remaining in compliance with Nigeria’s numerous extant regulations. Through strong working relationships with regulatory and Exchange bodies, our capital markets lawyers work with you on all parts of your engagement to navigate complex requirements.

To remain strong in Capital Markets, we are registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission and our attorneys are also very actively involved in the Capital Markets Solicitors Association (CMSA). Our Managing Partner, Mr. Benjamin Obidegwu, has also served as Secretary, Vice Chairman and now Chairman (2019 – 2021) of the Capital Markets Solicitors Association (CMSA).


chairman capital markets solicitors association benjamin obidegwu
Hermon’s Managing Partner is elected as Chairman of the Capital Markets Solicitors Association