Executive Director, Investment Banking

Mr Ogunbiyi has over 18 years of experience in investment banking and finance, as a sector agnostic specialist in capital markets (equity and debt) and merger & acquisitions. Over his career, he has been involved in transactions in excess of US$2 billion.

Prior to joining First Ally Capital as the Executive Director in charge of Investment Banking, he was Head of Equity Capital Markets at FBN Quest Merchant Bank (previously FBN Capital) where in addition to leading a number of sell-side mandates, he also championed the firm’s Financial Sponsor coverage strategy. In this role, he managed relationships with several Africa-focused private equity funds based in London, Lagos, Paris and Johannesburg. Mr Ogunbiyi has also worked with a number of leading investment banks including Renaissance Capital, UBA Capital (now United Capital), and FCMB Capital Markets Limited.

Mr Ogunbiyi holds a BA from the Lagos State University and an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. He is also a regular contributor at the annual Lagos Book and Art Festival.

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