Head, Capital Markets and M&A

  • 5A, Pinnock Beach Estate, Jakande, Lekki, Lagos, ng
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Oasis Africa Consulting:

We are a leading Human Capital management organization, delivering value to our Clients in Nigeria and across Africa. We offer services in areas such as; Recruitment & Assessment (Talent Sourcing), Staff Outsourcing (Talent Outsourcing), Learning & Development (Training) and Advisory.

Our consultants possess in-depth experience and knowledge in services that we offer, thereby translating to our thorough approach in service delivery.

About the client:

Our client is a prominent investment Banking outfit in Africa. Its headquarters is in Lagos, Nigeria. 

Job Description

Job Title: Head, Capital Markets and M&A

Department: Investment Banking

Reports to: MD, Investment Banking

Job Grade: Vice President

Location: Lagos


Reporting directly to the MD, Investment Banking, you will provide specialist advisory services on Capital Markets, Divestitures, Privatizations, Joint Ventures/Strategic Alliances, Capital Raising, Corporate Restructuring Transactions,  Mergers and Acquisitions amongst others.

Support with driving profitability and meeting performance targets by developing the relationships,  tactics and business plans necessary to realizing revenue, earnings growth and increase in shareholders’ value.


Responsibility for originating, structuring and executing client projects and mandates

Networking and marketing.

Expand opportunities with existing clients

Identify and act on referrals typically in relation to Investment Banking mandates

Drive the end-to-end capital raising process (public offers, private placements, commercial papers etc) from the preparation of offer documents to the collation of returns/allotments.

Prepare complex quantitative analysis, create pricing models and evaluate strategies/alternatives in support of the issuance of long term debt and/or equity.

Keep abreast of new regulations or policies that may affect various industries, as well as monitor the economy to determine its effect on capital raising.

Analyse client’s debt and equity portfolio and capital structure and assess alternative structures (funding strategies) to reduce the client’s cost of debt and/or increase its financial flexibility.

Oversee the development and evaluation of financial models with the capability to sensitize key inputs and stress test financial covenants.

Screening new projects, defining project description & scope and conducting feasibility studies to determine the financial viability of new ventures projecting cash flow & growth opportunities

Liaison with regulatory authorities for sanctions & approvals

Manage all activities related to funding tie-up & financial closure, up to disbursement.

Contribute to revenue and business development of other business.

Oversee quality transaction execution and client satisfaction

Implementation of strategic action plans

Enforcement of governance and control standards across the business

Any other duties assigned from time to time


−        BA/BSc. required; MBA, CFA or other advanced degrees/credentials desirable

−        13+ years of relevant investment banking industry experience required

−        Capital raising experience in debt and equity markets required.

Additional Information

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Good grasp of FDI and FPI

Good business and relationship management skills

Demonstrated ability to cultivate productive business networks.

Well established relationships with companies in the Private and Public sectors

Due Diligence

Financial Valuation

Corporate Restructuring,

Negotiation skills

Risk Management

Client Service

Business Management (including Project Management skills)

Excellent communication, report writing and presentation skills