| Asue Ighodalo|
| July 19, 1959 (age 56) (1959-07-19) Nigeria|
Kings College, Lagos, University of Ibadan
Nigerian Law School
London School of Economics
Asue Ighodalo Wikipedia
Asue Ighodalo is a Nigerian lawyer. He is a Non-Executive Director of Cardinal Stone and founding/managing partner of the law firm of Banwo-and-Ighodalo specializing in advising major corporations on In Corporate Finance, Capital Markets, Energy & Natural Resources, Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Securitization and Project Finance.
Asue Ighodalo is a product of Kings College, Lagos. He obtained B.Sc degree in Economics from the University of Ibadan in 1981, an LL.B from the London School of Economics and Political Science (1984) and a B.L from the Nigerian Law School, Lagos (1985).
Upon graduation from Nigerian Law School, Lagos, Ighodalo worked as an Associate in the law firm of Chris Ogunbajo & Co between 1985 and 1991, and in 1991, with Femi Olubanwo formed the law firm of Banwo & Ighodalo where he is currently the Managing Partner. The firm today is consistently ranked as a leading Nigerian law firm in the areas of Capital Markets, Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions. His Mr. Ighodalo’s core areas of practice include Corporate Finance, Capital Markets, Energy; Natural Resources, Mergers; Acquisitions, Banking; Securitization and Project Finance. Ighodalo in 2014, successfully advised Zenith Bank Plc in connection with a US$500 million eurobond issuance and Diamond Bank Plc in connection with a US$200 million eurobond issuance respectively.
Ighodalo has presented several papers on capital markets issues both within and outside Nigeria, and also authored many articles in leading law publications. He sometimes lectures on corporate governance, directors' duties and responsibilities, and entrepreneurship at the Institute of Directors, Lagos Business School and FATE Foundation entrepreneurial training sessions, respectively.
He sits as a director on the boards of public and several companies and NGOs, including the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Dangote Flour Mills Plc, Christopher Kolade Foundation, FATE Foundation, Lagos State Lottery Board, Main Street Technologies Limited (sponsor of MainOne Cable Company), Union Bank (UK) Plc and Nigeria Leadership Initiative (NLI).
Ighodalo became the Chairman of Sterling Bank in August 2014. He is a member of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), and chaired The NBA – Section on Business Law (NBA SBL) since August 2014. He is also a member of Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), USA, Nigerian Economic Summit Group, International Bar Association (IBA), Nigerian Maritime Law Association, Commercial Law & Taxation Committee of the Lagos Chamber Of Commerce & Industry, London School of Economics Lawyers' Group and Associate Member Chartered Institute of Taxation.