Segun Opaleye


Segun Opaleye

Segun has over 25-year professional experience covering, Investment banking, Commercial banking, and Telecommunications. He has extensive transaction experience in origination, structuring, and execution of capital market transactions, project finance, corporate finance, and corporate banking. He has executed deals in excess of US $6.7 billion covering financial services and key growth sectors of power, maritime & and logistics, infrastructure, real estate & hospitality, oil & gas, and structured finance.

Segun was the Divisional Head Corporate Banking Directorate, covering Maritime, Logistics, Project Finance, and Infrastructure at United Bank for Africa (UBA) HQ and provided oversight for the sectors across all of the bank’s operating geographies.

Before joining UBA, he was the Deputy Head, Investment Banking at Vetiva Capital Management Limited. Segun holds a Second-Class Upper Division in Demography and Social Statistics from Obafemi Awolowo University and an MBA from SDA Bocconi Milan, Italy and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA. 

Segun is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and a Global Chartered Management Accountant.  He’s also a Fellow of the National Institute of Credit Administration and a Member of the Institute of Directors, Nigeria.

He had additional work experience with the African Development Bank, Tunis, Tunisia, Ecobank Group, and Globacom Telecommunications. 

Segun specialises in mergers and acquisitions, equity & debt capital markets, project finance  &  infrastructure, corporate and business transformation, corporate banking, structured finance, and retail banking.

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