03 Sep 2022
According to data published by CEELMDirect, managing partner Kerem Turunç is one of the two most prolific dealmakers in Turkey, having worked on 36 reported deals since 2013, sharing the title with another law firm partner. You can access the full story on the website of CEE Legal Matters, a publication covering law firm news...
24 May 2022
TURUNÇ has advised Wellbees, a Turkey-based corporate well-being platform with an international customer base, on its investment round led by Turkey-focused venture capital fund 212. UK-based Sarus Select Capital, female-founders focused Mindshift Capital, Turkey-focused Assist Ventures and Qatar-based Doha Tech Angels also participated in the round. The TURUNÇ team included Kerem Turunç, Gözde Kıran and...
08 Apr 2022
We are pleased to announce that Yasemin Erden has joined TURUNÇ as a partner. Yasemin Erden is a seasoned M&A expert with many years of experience in cross-border and domestic transactions involving multination companies, Turkish conglomerates, and Turkish and international investment funds. Her sector experience is broad and includes, among others, retail, finance, construction, logistics,...
16 Jun 2021
TURUNÇ has advised UK-based Hopin, an Andreessen Horowitz and LinkedIn-backed virtual, in-person and hybrid events management platform, on its acquisition of U.S.-based Boomset, a developer of event software solutions. The TURUNÇ team included Kerem Turunç, Gözde Kıran and Ecem Kütükçüler. Goodwin Procter also advised Hopin on the transaction. For more information, please see the press...
26 Mar 2021
TURUNÇ has advised Sorwe, a Turkey and United Kingdom-based digital employee experience platform helping teams stay engaged, on its latest investment round. Regulated Turkish venture capital fund TechOne led the round, which was joined by the pan-European accelerator program Startup Wise Guys and an individual investor. The TURUNÇ team included Kerem Turunç, and Yasemin Kerestecioğlu....
22 Feb 2021
TURUNÇ is pleased to welcome İltem Dokurlar as a partner and head of the firm’s capital markets practice. Before joining TURUNÇ, Mr. Dokurlar was chief legal counsel at Borsa Istanbul, Turkey’s national stock exchange, and Yıldırım Holding, a Turkish multinational conglomerate. Mr. Dokurlar has extensive experience in securities regulation, capital markets transactions, project finance and...
09 Jul 2020
TURUNÇ has advised Micro Focus, a UK-based multinational software and information technology company that’s part of the FTSE 250 Index, on its acquisition of ATAR Labs. ATAR Labs builds security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) platforms, and was funded by Diffusion Capital Partners. The TURUNÇ team included Noyan Turunç, Kerem Turunç, Esin Çamlıbel, Gizem Günel,...
02 Sep 2019
TURUNÇ has advised venture capital fund Vela Partners on its investment in Bear Robotics. With its origins in Turkey, and partners also operating in the United States and the UK, Vela Partners invests in startups across a variety of industries. Bear Robotics is a developer of robots for the restaurant and the larger hospitality industry....
10 Aug 2019
TURUNÇ has advised venture capital fund Vela Partners on its investment in Meditopia. With its origins in Turkey, and partners also operating in the United States and the UK, Vela Partners invests in startups across a variety of industries. Meditopia is a meditation-based wellbeing app. The TURUNÇ team was led by Kerem Turunç.