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Akol Law

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Notable practice advising international investment banks and domestic corporate clients on a variety of ECM and DCM mandates. Particularly experienced acting for both issuers and underwriters on IPOs, Eurobond issuances and bond refinancing matters. Also noted for its banking and finance experience, assisting with project finance, acquisition finance and lending mandates.

Strengths

Sources say that the team members "provide a very client-focused service" and also report: "I find them very solution-oriented as they highlight the roadmap that is needed to be solved. They don't just highlight what is and what isn't the case, they also actively pursue a strategy of how we can get to a certain quality."

One impressed client states that the lawyers provide a "high-quality legal service" in a "commercially savvy" way, before adding: "They understand our needs."

Work highlights

Advised TSKB on the local law aspects of the update to its USD2 billion GMTN programme.

Notable practitioners

The "very experienced" Meltem Akol is described by clients as the "top go-to lawyer" in the Turkish market. She has vast experience in capital markets, acting on bond refinancings, sukuk issuances and MTN programmes. Interviewees also say: "Her responsiveness is definitely a large plus, and she is commercial and flexible and presents multiple solutions."

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Banking & Finance Department

Akol Law

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Kanyon Office, Buyukdere Street No:185 Floor:12

Levent

Istanbul

Istanbul

Turkey

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Turkey

Capital Markets


Meltem Akol
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