Mr. Kayode Falowo
Bayo has over 27 years’ experience as an investment banking professional; having previously worked at Fountain Trust Merchant Bank, Lead Merchant Bank and FCMB Capital Markets Limited, where he rose to the position of Chief Executive Officer in 2008 before leaving to establish his own boutique Investment Banking Firm. He was previously the Chairman of the Investment Committee of ARM’s Discovery Aggressive Growth, Ethical, Money Market, Fixed Income and Eurobond Funds with over N110 billion under management.
He holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics from the University of Lagos (1990) and a Masters Degree from the University of Sheffield, UK (1992). He has acquired significant experience over the years and has led the execution of numerous landmark transactions cutting across Corporate Finance, Capital Raising (debt, equities, and hybrids) and Financial Advisory services (Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring, Privatization Advisory and Project Finance).
Bayo is a Member of the Institute of Directors; Associate of the Certified Pension Institute; Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers and Member of the Advisory Board of the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan Atlantic University.
He taught Strategic Planning at the EDC and actively supports its Experts-in-Residence program that mentors emerging businesses. Bayo was an External member of Faculty at the Lagos Business School between 2009 and 2013. He also continues to serve on various market development-focused committees inaugurated by the Securities and Exchange Commission to facilitate the development of the Nigerian Financial markets.
Bayo Rotimi, as MD/CEO, provides leadership and direction to the Management Team and is responsible for driving the Company’s overall strategic objectives and operational performance towards delivering optimal value for stakeholders in line with global best practice.