Banking and finance
Our banking and finance team has a wide remit, covering equity securities, debt securities, project finance and more.
We represent issuers and underwriters in domestic and international offerings and advise on issuance of equity securities offerings including initial public offerings and secondary offerings. We also provide assistance to our clients on capital markets regulations with respect to public offerings.
We represent dealer managers and issuers in domestic, international offerings and advise on issuance of debt securities, including notes and bank notes, which are listed at the Istanbul Stock Exchange, as well as foreign stock exchanges including Luxembourg and London Stock Exchanges.
We advise our clients involved in project finance transactions, particularly in drafting and negotiating project finance agreements, as well as establishment of necessary encumbrances.
We have been advising our clients in all types of credit facilities, particularly in asset financing, as well as establishment of necessary encumbrances.
We provide legal assistance to financial institutions, particularly banks, regarding their outsourcing activities in accordance with the banking legislation.
Investment funds and structures
Our firm represents private equity companies in various transactions, i.e. M&A transactions where the private equity companies are either the purchasers or the sellers. We also represent clients who sell their shares to private equity companies or acquire shares from them in IPOs and privatisations. Our lawyers have developed wide experience in understanding the expectations of private equity companies established both in Turkey and abroad.
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Briefings from Cerrahoglu
Seda Akipek and Müjdem Aksoy of Cerrahoglu examine the implications of changes to Turkey’s commercial code that allow for electronic company meetings.O
The Tax Authority recently audited the Turkish subsidiaries of several multinational pharmaceutical companies to review five years’ worth of their accounts.