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Balcıoğlu Selçuk Ardıyok Keki Attorney Partnership (BASEAK)

Corporate/M&A

2 ranked lawyersBand 2TurkeyEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Prominent practice that attracts praise for its capabilities in significant cross-border M&A transactions. Regularly acts on transactions involving multinational corporations and private equity funds investing in Turkey. Draws on experience from associated firm Dentons. Also handles joint ventures and corporate restructuring matters.

Strengths

One impressed client describes the team as "well organised and responsive with a pragmatic, to-the-point approach."

Sources also say: "They are very highly qualified lawyers working with us, I am really satisfied. They negotiate well too."

Work highlights

Advised Taxim Capital on its investments in Biznet and Securrent, companies in the cybersecurity sector.

Notable practitioners

Galip Selçuk moves up the rankings this year following increased visibility and market praise. His extensive expertise covers acquisitions, asset deals, mergers and market exits. Clients say he is an "excellent" lawyer, with sources also lauding his commercially-oriented approach.

Selim Keki frequently acts for international clients on inbound acquisitions and also advises on local law aspects of cross-border business reorganisations. One impressed client applauds his calm manner, while another source reports that Keki is "very experienced and on top of things."

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Overview

BASEAK represents Fortune500 companies, international conglomerates, management teams and investors, handling all aspects of complex corporate and commercial transactions including:

  • Corporate governance
  • Business agreements and commercial contracts
  • Business structures
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Debt capital markets
  • E-commerce
  • Equity capital markets
  • Foreign direct investment
  • IPOs and public offerings
  • Joint ventures
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity
  • Takeovers and tender offers
  • Venture capital​

Members

Selçuk, Galip M (Head of Department)

Arapoğlu, Müfit

Eymirlioğlu, Doğan

Kaya, Selahattin

Keki, Selim

Su, Ceren

Clients

Automotive companies

Conglomerates

Energy companies

Entertainment companies

Hotels

Investment funds

Manufacturers

Maritime companies

Private equities

Technology companies

Industries

Agriculture

Automotive

Communications

Construction

Energy

Hotels and Leisure

Infrastructure and PPP

Life Sciences

Manufacturing

Maritime

Media, entertainment and sports

Real Estate

Retail

Technology

Transportation

Corporate/M&A Department

Balcıoğlu Selçuk Ardıyok Keki Attorney Partnership (BASEAK)

firm
Department location

Büyükdere Cad. Bahar Sok

13 River Plaza

Kat 11-12 Levent

Istanbul

Istanbul

Turkey

34394 Şişli

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Turkey

Corporate/M&A


Galip M Selçuk
Band 1
Selim Keki
Band 3