Biodun Dabiri has been a transaction specialist for over 24 years. For the last 15 years he has focused on complex divestitures, carve-outs and joint ventures (JVs), Biodun has been advising on transactions and has focused on helping clients prepare a business for sale over the months prior to an M&A process.
He worked with listed corporates and private equity clients, he is most effective when the divestiture is challenging because it is complex, international or demanding on senior management who have not experienced such a situation. He is known for giving pragmatic clear advise to boards, deal teams or management teams. He leads the team on the contemplated transaction to advise AMCON in its divestiture plan. Biodun is the Chairman of Radix Trustees Ltd.
Olaseni Oduwole is a highly experienced investment banker with extensive experience in capital markets, privatization, mergers as well as structured finance.
He was part of the team that commenced investment banking in FBN (Merchant Bankers) Limited, now FBN Capital Limited in 1990 and at various times Head of Corporate Finance, Head of credit and Marketing and Chief Executive Officer of Premium Securities, now FBN Securities Limited.
As the General Manager and Head of Corporate Finance in Sterling Capital Markets Limited, he was also instrumental to the institution becoming a leading investment banking brand in the country. He has assisted in the listing of a number of companies on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and handled some landmark acquisitions and divestitures transactions.
During the consolidation of the financial industry, he played a prominent role in the mergers and acquisitions of a number of bank and insurance companies and also the fund raising exercises of the merged entities. A versatile Credit Officer, he was involved in the structuring of the financing model, among others, for the construction of major Nigerian infrastructures, including the gas pipeline for the Lagos Metropolitan which involved a number of major financial Institutions and entailed multi-products instruments.
His role on the contemplated transaction is on operational transaction support, carve-out readiness assessment and divestment assistance.
Etomilade is an award winning Law graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University and obtained a Barrister at Law degree from the Nigerian Law School.
He possesses almost a decade experience in the Trust industry. The experience traverses both corporate, public and private trust spheres of the business. Prior to his foray into the industry, Etomilade was in active practice with the reputable firm of Ajumogobia & Okeke where he garnered robust experience in banking cum commercial transactions among others. Etomilade subsequently joined First Trustees Ltd (now FBNQuest Trustees Ltd), a member of FBN Holding Ltd.
While in the Corporate Trust Unit of FBNQuest Trustees Ltd, Etomilade’s team was able to close several big ticket institutional transactions relating to syndication lending and corporate bonds, collective investment schemes among others. He also handled several sensitive Private Trust transactions including very large and renown Estates. He has thus , over time, been involved in several sensitive Trust transactions and structuring both within personal and institutional space. Until his exit from FBN Holding’s Group, Etomilade for more than half a decade was an Editor of Legacy Series, a publication of FBNQuest Trustees Ltd in the dailies. Etomilade later left FBNQuest Trustees Ltd to take over as the Managing Partner at Rocksmith Partners Legal Practitioner, a boutique law firm in the heart of Lagos from where he joined the Radix Trustees Ltd as the Managing Director.
Etomilade has bagged LLM degree from University of Lagos and also a graduate of London School of Economics and Leadership.
Adeola is a Business Strategist passionate about helping people and businesses make informed decisions that lead to sustainable productivity. With an academic background in Accounting, Applied Information, Project Management and Strategic Planning in Business & IT , she has worked as a Software Developer, a Brand & Activation Specialist, Business and Product Developer and has in the last couple of years majored in Business Analysis & Strategy and Project Management currently works with the Radix Trustees Limited, a company dedicated to revolutionizing Trust services. Adeola is an avid reader, a budding writer and a traveler. She also volunteers with charities for causes and has been a part of several projects such as campaigning for safe practice across cyber space (NETSAFE), Endometriosis, Infertility in women and Financial Literacy for an evolving generation.
Lasisi Suleman is a seasoned professional with vast knowledge of the financial services industry covering Investment Banking, Financial Analysis, Financial Modelling, Taxation, Auditing, Corporate Finance and Financial Reporting.
His work experience spans across Audit, Risk Management, Corporate Finance and Regulatory Compliance across varying industries.
Lasisi is an Accounting graduate from the University of Maiduguri, He is an Associate Member of the reputable Institute of Chartered Accountants (ACA) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation (ACIT). He is a registered Member of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC), registered Member of the Capital Market Operators with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). He has attended various seminars and trainings which includes IFRS and other financial related courses.
Lasisi currently serves as the Chief Compliance Officer at Radix Trustees where his skills and experience shapes the organization’s Capital and Compliance framework.
Joan David – Madukwe holds a LLB (Hons), BL from the prestigious University of Benin and LLM from the University of Lagos. She has over 12 years of cognate work experience.
Her experience spans across Banking, Capital Market, Legal Practice, Trust Administration, Company Secretarial Services and Administration. She has attended various Capital Market and Trust related courses. She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria. She manages both Corporate and Individual Trusts Clients.