In a climate of volatility, regulatory uncertainties and limited funding, M&A transactions can be complex.
Our team has established relationships with investment banks, accounting firms, regulators and lenders to help structure transactions on both the buy and sell side, from a takeover bid—hostile or friendly—to a merger, de-merger or consolidation.
Whether for Fortune 500 and middle-market companies, private equity investors, bidders and targets, financiers and independent board committees—we get the deal done.
We also provide legal advice on:
Competition and antitrust
Leveraged buyouts and management buyouts
Merger control review
Takeovers and tender offers
August 31, 2016
Law on Establishment of Turkish Wealth Fund Management Incorporated and on Amending Certain Laws (dated 19 August 2016 and numbered 6741) (Law) was published on 26 August 2016. Read more
News and Events
Recent Press Releases
February 9, 2018
December 11, 2017
Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership (“BASEAK”) advised on the Turkish law aspects of Silknet’s, Georgia’s largest fixed-line telecommunications company, acquisition of Geocell, the second-largest mobile operator in the country. The value of the acquisition was US$153 million. Read more
October 6, 2017
Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership (BASEAK) has been named “Turkey M&A Legal Adviser of the Year” in the Mergermarket European Awards 2017. The award was presented on 7 December at a gala event at the Banqueting House in London.
The awards, organized by international M&A publication Mergermarket, recognize creative advisory work on complex transactions. The rigorous judging process includes an analysis of M&A league tables to identify the top law firms by overall transaction value and deal count, followed by scrutiny by a panel of expert judges. Read more
Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership (“BASEAK”) advised Henkel in connection with the acquisition of the remaining 50% equity in Eczacıbaşı Schwarzkopf Kuaför Ürünleri Pazarlama A.Ş (“Eczacıbaşı Schwarzkopf”). Eczacıbaşı and Henkel have held a 50% stake in this joint venture and Eczacıbaşı Schwarzkopf is the exclusive distributor of Schwarzkopf Professional hair products in Turkey. Read more