About Us

Mainbridge has evolved to focus on investment and finance opportunities while building a portfolio of companies to invest in, deploying capital through Private Equity, Project & Infrastructure Finance and Commercial Lending.
Mainbridge is rooted in Africa and through an understanding of local issues and trends adopts a systematic approach to projects that is built on resilience, tenacity and an invaluable network of partners. Mainbridge operates from offices in Lagos, Abuja, London and Dubai and adopts global best practices in everything that it does.

Our Credentials


Oil & Gas Merger (2003)

Financial oversight of what was the largest indigenous downstream Oil & Gas capital restructuring & merger worth over $100 million in 2003, which culminated in the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) Listing that created Oando Plc.

Acquisition of Oil Acreages (2005)

One of the pioneering groups of indigenous companies that acquired oil blocks in 2005, successfully structuring financing of OPL454 ($15m) and OPL234 ($40m).

Acquisition and Operation of Power Project (2008)

Acquisition of a 10MW plant from the Nigerian Export Processing Zones Authority (“NEPZA”) and created a captive power infrastructure for the Calabar Free Trade Zone area involving over 57 industrial clients.

Capital Raising and Food & Beverage Expansion (2008)

Structured debt and equity finance of circa $50m for Food Concepts and Entertainment Plc to enable its expansion and the construction of 40 new retail outlets under the Chicken Republic Brand.

Established Pioneering Maritime Operations (2011)

Created of one of the premier Maritime Security, Shipping & Logistics companies in the West Africa region, successfully delivering 500+ maritime operations.

Large Scale Agricultural Project (2019)

Engineered a strategic alliance with the Bank of Agriculture, acquiring 10,000 ha of land which was leased to 10,000 local farmers for cultivation of cassava, plantain, yam, cashew, rice, maize and palm oil in Ondo, Ondo State, Nigeria.


  • Made a substantial contribution to the strategic and operational transformation of leading companies such as Shell Canada, BHP Billiton, Rosneft, Sasol and Nornickel – a world leading mining company.
  • Conducted a strategic and legal review of the creation of the Global Palladium Fund, and served on Board Committees resulting in the approval of over $15 billion of capital investments, dividends upwards of $ 15 billion and opex upwards of $50 billion.
  • Conducted portfolio reviews, due diligence, valuations, and restructuring of assets in petrochemicals, electricity, oil field services, real estate, service businesses, pharmaceutical distribution, mining and construction materials, forestry, gas distribution and biofuels sectors.
  • Worked with Boards and Shareholders of four joint venture partners to generate $4.5 billion value uplift from changes to operating models and governance frameworks.

leadership & Executive Council

The Mainbridge Leadership Team comprises of internationally recognised sector and regional experts.

Advisory Council/ Board

The Team

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