Wale Shonibare - Managing Director - UBA Capital

Wale Shonibare


Managing Director
UBA Capital

Wale is the Deputy Group CEO and Managing Director, Investment Banking at United Capital Plc. He has over 25 years experience spanning Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to joining UBA Capital, he was Managing Director and Head of Infrastructure, Africa, Middle East and New Markets at Renaissance Capital. He has also worked with KPMG as a Director in London and Dubai.

Wale is responsible for United Capital Plc’s Investment Banking business which spans Debt and Equity Capital Markets, M&A, and Project Finance. Recent experience includes Nigeria’s first diaspora bond, state government and corporate bonds, project and structured finance and M&A transactions across various sectors: Power generation and distribution facilities, upstream oil and gas, CNG and LNG facilities, fertilizer plants, hydropower power projects, coal mines, toll roads, light and heavy rail, ports, real estate and hospitality and specialized economic zones.

Wale has served on several industry panels including the Securities and Exchange Commission Committee on the development of the 10 year Capital Markets Masterplan; and the Ministerial Committee for the development of Privately Financed Hospitals in Nigeria.


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