Muyiwa Ariyo

Deputy Managing Director

Muyiwa Ariyo is the Deputy Managing Director of MCL. Prior to his appointment, he was the Executive Chairman of Zircon Advisory Partners Limited, a Company with interest in Insurance, Financial Intermediation, Advisory, Commodities, Rentals and Properties.

His Investment Banking career spans over 17 years, working for Greenwich Trust Limited, one of the foremost Investment Banking Firms in Nigeria, from where he resigned as the Executive Director in charge of the Investment Management Division. His responsibilities covered the Core Business Subsidiaries such as Greenwich Asset Management Limited and Greenwich Securities Limited. He was also responsible for the business activities of the branches. Prior to his appointment as the ED, Investment Management, Muyiwa was in the Investment Banking Division where he headed the Capital Issues department and led several landmark transactions.

He graduated from the University of Ibadan with a B.A. degree in Philosophy and an MBA from the Lagos Business School. He is an Alumnus of the Lagos Business School and also of Nanyang Business School, Singapore. He has attended several courses (local & international) on Corporate Finance, Financial Modeling, Initial Public Offerings, Market Making, Securities Lending, Mergers and Acquisition.

Muyiwa currently serves on the Boards of Zircon Advisory Partners Limited, Quasar Capital, Greenspring Communication Limited, Zircon Rentals and Events Limited, Samis Trading, Northampton, UK and Nubyan Trading UK Limited. He was a Director of Administration of the Association of Issuing Houses of Nigeria.

He is an Associate of the Nigerian Institute of management (NIM) and the Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria (CPIN). He is a Fellow of the Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers. He is also a member of the Prestigious Ikoyi Club 1938, Lagos Polo Club and the Rotary Club of Falomo. Muyiwa has deep interest in philanthropy, is quite resourceful and has excellent interpersonal relationship.

Some key transactions handled by Muyiwa Ariyo

Project Coordinator, Sale of 40% Equity stake in Wema Bank Plc to SW8 Investment Limited-2009

Team Member in the Tourist Company of Nigeria Plc N5.2bn Core Investor Sales, 2009

Technical Adviser in the Wema Bank Plc N9.3bn Special Placing, 2010

Transaction member, Sale 39.99% Equity Stake of DN Meyer Plc to new Core Investors-2010

Transaction Adviser in the Wema Bank Plc Divestment of Subsidiaries, 2011

Transaction member, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Issuance of N1.7 Trillion Zero-Coupon Bond Due 2013, 2011

Team Lead to the Transaction Team that handled the Zamfara State Government N18.75bn Debt Issuance Programme- 2013

Team Member, Local Contractors Receivables Management Limited (LCR) N359,462,000,000 Bond Issuance Programme, 1st Tranche of N112,221,904,000, 2011

Team Member, Local Contractors Receivables Management Limited (LCR) N359,462,000,000 Bond Issuance Programme, II Tranche of N90,929,440,776.66.

Team Member, Ekiti State Government N25bn Bond Issuance Programme, 2011

Transaction member, Osun State Government N30bn Bond Issuance Programme, 2012

Transaction Member, NAHCO Aviance N5bn Issuance Programme, 1st Tranche of N2.15bn, 2011

Transaction member and Adviser to United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) N400bn Corporate Bond, 2011