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Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı Attorneys at Law

Corporate/M&A

1 ranked lawyersBand 2TurkeyEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Widely admired Turkish firm with a significant portfolio of corporate clients. Boasts an enviable presence among Turkish private equity funds and strategic investors, advising on high-end mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. Regularly handles transactions in the insurance, energy and financial services sectors. Assists with complex restructurings and share transfer matters.

Strengths

One impressed client praises the team members for providing "brief and clear advice."

Interviewees also regularly applaud the lawyers for the level of their expertise and pragmatism.

Work highlights

Advised iyzico on its USD165 million acquisition by MIH PayU.

Notable practitioners

Umut Kolcuoğlu is highly regarded for his corporate/M&A practice. He acts for domestic and international corporates on both the buy and sell sides. One satisfied client states: "He's the sort of top-down lawyer at the firm; that's why he understands client needs and he's always switched-on."

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Turkey

Corporate/M&A


Umut Kolcuoğlu
Band 1