Team Members

Sam Chidoka


Director

Sam heads the primary Debt Capital Markets unit and has over 14 years experience in Banking, Equity Capital Markets Execution, Mergers & Acquisitions and Financial Advisory Services. He began his Investment Banking career at the Capital Markets Group of NAL Bank Plc, now Sterling Bank Plc. He was a core member of the corporate finance team at Sterling Capital Markets Limited from where he moved to UBA Global Markets, which later became UBA Capital, the investment banking subsidiary of UBA Group. He left UBA Capital as an Assistant Vice President to become a pioneer staff, Vice President and Head of Corporate Finance at Dunn Loren Merrifield.

Sam has worked on numerous high profile transactions, raising in excess of $1.5 billion for various institutions including Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, May & Baker Plc, Continental Reinsurance Plc, Eternal Oil & Gas Plc, Dangote Flour Plc, Niger State Government, Chams Plc, Ebonyi State Government, Chellarams Plc, Tower Aluminium Group, Dana Group of Companies Plc, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria amongst others. He worked on the restructuring of Virgin Nigeria’s operations and debt facility.

He holds a BSc. Degree (2.1) in Business Management from the University of Nigeria Enugu Campus (1999) and an MBA with specialty in Finance, from the University of Lagos (2015). He has attended a number of executive courses: Lagos Business School - Chief Executive Program (2015) and IESE Business School, Barcelona Spain - Advanced Management Program (2015).

Ete Ogun

MD - PlanetCap Asset Management Limited

Ete Ogun is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a seasoned financial services professional with over 15 years' experience from both banking and non-banking financial institutions. Ete's professional experience spans areas of asset management and portfolio advisory, fund accounting and reporting, financial analysis, banking operations and private wealth services.

Her career path includes engagements with establishments such as Ernst and Young (Chartered Accountants), Access Bank Plc (formerly Intercontinental Bank Plc) and Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Limited (a member of the Standard Bank Group) before joining the Planet Capital Group.

Ete is the Managing Director of PlanetCap Asset Management Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Planet Capital Limited. PlanetCap Asset Management Limited is licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC) to provide portfolio and investment advisory services to High Networth Individuals, Corporates and Institutions as well as Endowments.

Ete is a graduate of accounting from the University of Benin, She has masters in Finance and Investment from the University of Exeter United Kingdom. She is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and a CFA level 2 candidate.

Ete is passionate about wealth creation through systemic financial planning. She is keen on bridging the deficit-surplus gap using asset management whilst ensuring best returns for clients and stakeholders.

Austine Ejola

Deputy Vice President

Austine heads the Equity Securities Trading unit and has over 12 years hands-on experience in Accounting, Stockbroking Operations, Investment Research and Securities Trading. Prior to joining Planet Capital, he was a proprietary trader on the currency desk for Ifundtraders, a New York based proprietary trading firm. Before Ifundtraders, he was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for PML Securities Company Limited, a stock brokerage firm and member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, where he was in charge of the seamless execution of the company's operations. Before then he was Head, Securities trading at Strategy & Arbitrage Limited.

Austine is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Associate of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and a level 2 Student of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA). He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos.

Perpetua Aikay-Unegbu

Senior Associate

Perpetua Aikay-Unegbu is a member of the equity securities trading unit at Planet Capital. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and holds the Higher National Diploma from the Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger State. She is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria and an authorised dealing clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. She has over 15 years experience spanning the Capital Market, Audit and Accounting.

Prior to joining Planet Capital Limited, she worked with Emerging Capital Limited as head of Finance and Administration, Olusola Adekanola & Co. (Chartered Accountants) Lagos, St. Saviour's School and ACC-SPECS- Accounting Systems & Solutions, Lagos, amongst others.

Edmund Onuoha

Senior Associate

Edmund heads the Internal Control, Compliance and Risk Management unit of Planet Capital. He has over 10 years working experience which spans Accounting, Taxation, Compliance, portfolio and credit management. Prior to joining Planet, he worked at Strategy & Arbitrage Ltd (a member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange) as an Accountant.

He also worked with Ouec Investment limited ( a financial consulting firm) as the Account Executive from August 2002 to June 2005 while his career began at J-Jumac Intl Ltd ( a marketing firm) where he served as the Internal control officer, from March 2001 to July 2002.

He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria and holds a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State.

Ibinabo Princewill

Senior Associate

Ibinabo currently oversees the Research & Strategy unit at Planet Capital. She started her career at Dykes Insurance Brokers Limited as a Marketing Executive in 2004, and later joined FutureView Financial Services Limited in 2008 as a Research Analyst. Soon after, she joined APT Securities and Funds Ltd as Head, Research & Investment a stockbroking firm registered with the Nigerian Stock Exchange from where she joined Planet Capital Limited.

She holds a B.sc in Business Management from the University of Science and Technology Port-Harcourt, Rivers State and an MSc in Economics from Swansea University Wales, United Kingdom.. She is currently a student member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and has attended courses both locally and overseas, including having concluded the Senior Financial Analyst Programme at The Lagos Business School.