MR. CHARLES OJO
GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR
With over 20 years’ experience in the banking, finance and capital markets, Charles Ojo is a thorough bred banker with strong competencies in corporate restructuring, infrastructure financing, project finance, equity raising and issuance of fixed Income instruments.Charles was also a strategic member of the Financial Advisory Team that proffered financial options and solutions to the Lagos State Government on its $1.1 billion Light Rail Project.
Charles was a key member of the team that built Sterling Capital Markets Limited, into a leading Investment Banking institution in Nigeria. Mandates handled by him while in Sterling cut across various sectors of the economy e.g. manufacturing, banking and insurance.
He has played a strategic role on several crucial transactions including being a vital part of the team of Joint Financial Advisers/Issuing Houses to the Lagos State Government’s N275 Billion Bond Issuance Programme; successfully ensuring that Lagos is the only State in Nigeria to have raised N57 Billion through a Bond Issuance Programme by way of a book build without an Irrevocable Standing Payment Order (ISPO) or any underwriting commitment.
Charles Ojo is also the current project director of the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) team offering financial advisory services on the Bus Reform Initiative.