Who We Are

We deliver bespoke and specialized solutions
About Us

Sierra Capital is an investment and corporate finance advisory company poised with the mandate to deliver bespoke and specialized solutions to individuals, SMEs and large corporates and the public sector. Our strength is in developing solutions that optimizes investments through our bespoke services and preparing businesses and projects for financing and raising capital for them. Our transaction leaders have over 40 years combined experience, offering financial, business, transactions and investment banking solutions across key sectors. This positions us to play in key growth sectors including, Oil & Gas and Power, Hospitality, Agriculture, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Consumer Products, Financial Services, Technology, Education, Transportation amongst others.

Through strategic relationships and networks, we provide deal closure access not common in the markets where we operate.

We work with high net worth individuals, family offices, private equity funds, DFIs, Export Credit Agencies (ECAs) and banks to facilitate funding for our clients. Every situation is unique and we take great care to understand each situation before recommending solutions.

Our vision and mission rests on our philosophy of being a disruptor in the financial and investment advisory business world through the bespoke solutions we provide to support the capital agenda needs of our clientele.

Board of Directors

We have a highly experienced Board and Management team of business, corporate finance and investment banking professionals with years of rich local and cross-boarder experience in advising SMEs, large corporate and Government on strategy, mergers and acquisitions, capital raise (including structure finance) transactions, building bankable business case for project and infrastructure finance.

Ladi is the CEO and Promoter at Sierra Capital Limited, a financial and investment advisory boutique. He has over 15 years of experience spanning management consulting, investment banking, energy services focusing on business and financial advisory, corporate finance, project finance and project management in most of the core business sectors, including the Oil & Gas and Power.

Ladi has managed many simple and complex engagements and has also advised on several cross-border investments and Africa market entry strategies with local and multi-national companies.

Ladi has rich and testimonial experience in capital raising and infrastructure finance, mergers and acquisitions, market entry strategies and suite of transaction support solutions.

Prior to starting Sierra Capital Limited, Ladi worked as a Director and Head of Transactions Advisory at SEL Capital (Investment Banking) Limited and with the Transactions Advisory Services unit of Ernst & Young, Nigeria where he provided local and cross-border services to multinationals, small and large corporates, Private Equities and Government Institutions.

Ladi has a degree in Economics and an MBA from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He is an associate member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, holds certificate in Business Valuation, ACCA-UK, Certified Project Management Professional (PMI-PMP), USA, member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE International) and member of International Project Finance Association (IPFA).

Ladi Daodu
Managing Director/CEO

David is currently the Managing Director of Fritova Economics and a Director at Sierra Capital Limited. He has over 13 years’ experience in investment banking (corporate & project finance), strategy consulting, and management of operating assets (SMEs, Subsidiaries and affiliates).

Over the years, he has assisted clients in the banking, insurance, capital markets, energy, healthcare, real estate, telecommunications, and educational sectors to develop and implement financial/investment strategy. He has also advised a subnational government in the area of Public Private Partnership (PPP) project.

David is a charter holder member of CFA Institute; Virginia USA and he is certified by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) as an Energy Risk Professional (ERP).

David brings his wealth of experience and rich industry network to play at Sierra Capital providing support to engagements and management of the company.

David Adeoye
Director

Adenike is a Partner at Starhub and Director at Sierra Capital Limited. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria with over 12 years post qualification experience.

Prior to starting StarHub professional services she was a Senior Manager, Transaction Advisory Services at Ernst & Young where she led various transactions across Financial Services, FMCG, Power, Oil and Gas, Aviation, and Agricultural sectors. She also worked in the financial service sector at different times where she handled banking operations, credit management and business development.

Adenike brings her wealth of experience and rich industry network to play at Sierra Capital providing support to engagements and management of the company.

Adenike Akapo
Director