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Partners: Itır Ciftci, Sait Eryılmaz
CIFTCI Attorney Partnership is one of Turkey’s leading independent law firms advising major domestic and international banks, governmental entities and corporates on their Turkish and international operations. Since 2011, the firm has been working in co-operation with Clifford Chance, giving its clients access to Clifford Chance’s impressive international law capability and global network. Through its professional association, CIFTCI brings global expertise to its international and domestic clients active in the Turkish market and provide first class advice on Turkish law aspects of transactions.
CIFTCI Attorney Partnership focuses on a wide range of corporate/M&A, finance, capital markets, infrastructure and energy work where it already enjoys a strong reputation with major domestic and international businesses active in the Turkish market. CIFTCI Attorney Partnership is an expert in key growth sectors in Turkey, advising the world’s leading organisations — with innovative legal solutions to their business and strategic needs.
Banking and finance:
The firm offers a market-renowned finance practice acting on many of the ground-breaking deals and introducing new financial products in the Turkish market, advising on a full spectrum of financial products, including asset finance, derivatives and structured finance, Islamic finance, leveraged and acquisition finance, projects and infrastructure finance and real estate finance.
Corporate and M&A:
The firm advises local and international strategic and financial investors in their domestic and outbound M&A transactions, focusing on cross-border acquisitions, public and private M&A, management/leveraged buy-outs and asset/business transfers and offering the combination of specialist industry expertise across various sectors from financial services to energy and resources and healthcare.
Energy, infrastructure, project finance and PPPs:
The firm has extensive experience in conventional power, renewables, oil/gas/mining, ports/airports, bridges, roads, hospitals and telecommunications. In line with the firm’s in-depth knowledge and experience of the regulatory framework, CIFTCI Attorney Partnership plays a major role advising lenders in healthcare PPP projects and on energy and infrastructure M&A transactions. The firm is unique in its ability to understand the needs of lenders, other financiers (including conventional term facility lenders, financiers in bond markets as well as funds and Islamic investors), sponsors (including Turkish and international developers and investors) and public authorities.
The firm covers the whole spectrum of capital markets work including debt and equity transactions, structured debt, high yield and advises major market participants including leading financial institutions, corporates and the Turkish government.
The firm has been involved in Islamic financing techniques and Islamic product development and is also highly regarded for its Islamic finance practice. CIFTCI Attorney Partnership helps deliver financing solutions for both investors and issuers/borrowers and advises on a wide range of Islamic financial services and products including capital markets, project and infrastructure finance, acquisition and leveraged finance, asset finance, structured products and derivatives and real estate finance.
CIFTCI Attorney Partnership has extensive experience in representing both domestic and international private equity firms in their investments in Turkey in a variety of sectors, advising on cross-border transactions covering a variety of investment strategies, including buyouts and growth capital transactions, real estate private equity and investment, spin-outs and portfolio acquisitions and divestitures.
This firm is also ranked in:Global 2021