Olamide "Lami" Ajibesin
Managing Director of Anchin's Transaction Advisory Services Practice
Lami Ajibesin, CPA, is Managing Director of Anchin’s Transaction Advisory Services practice. She has a passion for deals and has spent the last 15 years mastering various aspects of the deal continuum, including buy / sell-side mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure finance and private equity transactions.
Lami’s transaction size experience ranges from small transactions to those exceeding $1B. In the course of her career, Lami has executed more than 150 deals for private equity and strategic acquirers in a variety of industries, including consumer products, energy (E&P/Oil and Gas, Power), industrials, financial services and technology. She has advised on over $10 billion worth of private equity, strategic investments and secondary transactions including both LP-focused and GP-led mandates.
Prior to joining Anchin, Lami was a Director in the M&A - Transaction Advisory practice of Duff & Phelps, LLC and was in the deal advisory practice of KPMG LLP.
Lami is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Lami is also a board member of Equity Alliance, which promotes senior level diverse talent in financial services. She is also a member of the Association for Corporate Growth and Commercial Finance Association.
Lami received her MBA in finance from the University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business and her B.S. in accounting from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.
- Transaction Advisory - Due Diligence
- Consumer Products
- Private Equity
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