Oladipupo holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in the English Language from the Lagos State University, he also gained a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business (Europe Campus) CHICAGO, IL, USA.
Oladipupo is a director at BlackCOD Asset Management,, his experience in closing multi-million-dollar transactions makes him a perfect choice to help make key business decisions for BlackCOD Asset Management. Oladipupo is also the Executive Director and Head, Investment Banking, at First Ally Capital Limited Lagos, Nigeria, where he Leads the company’s investment banking business.
When it comes to experience in key transactions, Oladipupo has a wide palate of achievements which may include; Buy-side advisory to acquire a Fintech by a Tier 1 Bank, Private Placement of bonds for two state governments (total: N60billion), $80M sell-side advisory and $50M refinancing on the acquisition of an FPSO by an indigenous oil service company, both for BHO Advisory Partners, Oladipupo was able to achieve these two feet within one year, 2019-2020. Before this, he spent five years with FBNQUEST Merchant Bank (Previously FBN Capital) in Lagos, Nigeria as a Senior Vice President and Head, of Equity Capital Markets where he was able to achieve the following; $100 MM acquisition of Kakawa Discount House by FBN Capital Limited, $20 MM acquisition and subsequent take-private of Oasis Insurance Plc by FBN Insurance Limited, Sale of a ca. 10% minority stake in Interswitch Nigeria Limited to Helios Investment Partners, Sale of a 100% equity stake in FBN Microfinance Bank to Letshego Holdings of Botswana, $80 Sale of AMCON’s 100% stake in Keystone Bank Limited to a strategic buyer, $110 MM Rights Issue for Flours Mills of Nigeria Plc and a $40 MM Rights Issue for UAC Plc. He then went on to spend another three years at Renaissance Capital Lagos, Nigeria as a Senior Associate, Corporate Finance, where he worked with both local and international companies like Dangote group and Coca-cola, closing deals and improving the figures for his company.
Other companies he spent some time with breaking and making new heights include; UBA Capital Limited Lagos, Nigeria, Associate, Corporate Finance and Debt Capital Markets, FCMB Capital Markets Limited Lagos, Nigeria, Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance, H. Pierson Associates Limited Lagos, Nigeria, Analyst, Financial Advisory and ARM Investment Managers Lagos, Nigeria, Research Analyst.
On a lighter note, Oladipupo enjoys arts, motorsports, soccer, tennis, travelling and reading.