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Author reschedules presentation of private equity book to November 17 | The Guardian Nigeria News


A renowned author and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Professor Fabian Ajogwu has rescheduled the virtual presentation of his book titled, ‘The law and practice of private equity’.

The book examines the concept of private equity and highlights its significance as an alternative financing model that helps to bridge the funding gaps for businesses and companies.

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Almost a month after its initial release date, the much-awaited book is set to be presented formally on November 17, 2020. The virtual presentation will offer guests information relevant to private equity investors, companies seeking funds, financing deals, and managers wishing to buy out a company as well as have the opportunity to ask questions about the legal principles guiding private equity funding.

An essential publication for businesses,’The Law & Practice of Private Equity’ will benefit entrepreneurs, investors, regulators, financial experts, policymakers, attorneys, lecturers, and students. This book will increase knowledge of the subject of private equity and ultimately, contribute to economic development and prosperity.

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Notable confirmed speakers include Mr Derrick Roper, CEO of Novare Holdings and Novare Equity Partners, a private equity firm investing exclusively in Sub-Saharan Africa; Mr Ebenezer Onyeagwu, Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Zenith Bank Plc; Mrs Tariye Gbadegesin, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of ARM-Harith Infrastructure Fund Managers; Mr Anthony Ogbechie, Chief Financial Officer, Capital Alliance Nigeria Limited; Mr Yinka Sanni, Regional Chief Executive, West African Region, Standard Bank; and Professor Enase Okonedo, Dean of Lagos Business School.

Professor Fabian Ajogwu, SAN, was inspired to write the book ‘The Law & Practice of Private Equity’ ISBN: 978-84-1346-638-5 given his desire to share practical knowledge and as private equity funding is a reliable financing option for businesses in emerging markets including Nigeria. The book which is published by Thomson Reuters is available in both hardback and e-book versions.

Undoubtedly, a wholesome exposition of the subject (as has been made in the book) will contribute significantly to the development and practice of private equity in Nigeria. The book is set to be presented at a virtual Book Presentation on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at 3.00 pm (WAT).

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