DLA Piper's capital markets group advises on $500m bond offering of Coca-Cola Icecek
US-, English- and Turkish-qualified lawyers from DLA Piper in London and YükselKarkınKüçük have advised Coca-Cola İçecek, the Turkey-based international Coca-Cola bottler, in its inaugural offering of $500m (£300m) 4.750 per cent investment-grade notes due in 2018.
Coca-Cola İçecek is one of the six largest bottlers in the global Coca-Cola system (among 250 bottlers around the world). It has operations in 10 countries, including Turkey, Pakistan, Iraq, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan.
The DLA Piper team was led by partners George Barboutis and Ekin Gokkilic and included counsel Sarah Kight, senior associate Alexander Kolmakov and associates Ceren Berispek and Hazal Korkmaz.
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