Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised the controlling shareholders on the sale of Union Bank of Nigeria to Titan Trust Bank.
"White & Case is one of only a handful of elite global law firms to offer dedicated financial services legal capabilities. We have a strong track record advising buyers, sellers and investors in the banking sector and this transaction also showcases our in-depth understanding of the Nigerian and wider African financial services landscape," said White & Case partner Mike Weir, who led the Firm's deal team.
Union Bank of Nigeria was established in 1917 and is one of Nigeria's long-standing and most respected financial institutions, offering a portfolio of banking services to individuals, SMEs, commercial and corporate clients.
The White & Case team in London that advised on the transaction was led by partner Mike Weir and included partners Melissa Butler, Hyder Jumabhoy, Jonathan Rogers and Will Smith and associates Oji Adoh, Lily Teh and Harriet Baldwin.
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