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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.
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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Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı (KDK) is a well-known and highly praised law firm in the Turkish market for its comprehensive and strong M&A and corporate practice. Besides the Firm’s strong influence in the Turkish market, the KDK individuals are highly acknowledged with their strong backgrounds, professionalism and in-depth knowledge of various areas of law.
The Transaction team is known for its large-scale projects in highly regulated sectors including insurance, pharma, fintech, financial services, energy and for advising leading private equity funds and strategic investors in connection with cross-border/local transactional assignments ranging from private/public M&As to joint ventures. KDK has taken part in most of the “landmark” and complex deals in the market and played a remarkable role in the country’s M&A market in recent years.
The Corporate & Commercial team is very active in a broad range of sub-practice areas, including contract negotiations, corporate governance and compliance, corporate structuring, real estate, tenders, data privacy rules, anti-bribery and corruption matters and market regulations. This allows KDK to practice in a broad range of different sectors with great knowledge and experience. By knowing the challenges in different sectors, the team is able to provide tailormade legal services and successfully assists the clients throughout every stage of their business cycle.
Koçaklı, Serhan (Head of Department)
Kolcuoğlu, Umut (Head of Department)
Doğan, Fahri Can
İldiri Coşgüner, Gökçe
Koç, Melis Öget
Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı Attorneys at Law