TURUNÇ hires Kerem Turunç from Cleary Gottlieb

10 February 2011
Kerem Turunç
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TURUNÇ is pleased to announce that Kerem Turunç has joined the firm as a partner. Kerem joins us from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, having worked in that firm’s New York and London offices.

Kerem is an expert in cross-border financial and corporate transactions. He has extensive experience in public and private securities offerings (including under New York and English laws) including high yield bonds, convertible bonds, loan transactions, initial public offerings (IPOs), secondary offerings, rights issues, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) and block trades, representing both issuers and underwriters.

Kerem also has substantial experience in public and private M&A deals, representing sellers and buyers alike in corporate reorganizations, including in leveraged buy-outs and spin-offs.

A member of the Bar in New York, Kerem has also advised extensively on U.S. securities laws and public company governance matters.

Kerem’s experience covers many jurisdictions including Turkey, the European Union, the United States, Latin America, Asia and Russia, and a wide variety of industries including banking, energy, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and transportation. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Virginia School of Law where he was a Dean’s Scholar, and his B.A. degree, with Distinction, from Yale University where he double majored in economics and political science with a concentration in international relations. He has also lectured at Harvard Law School and New York University.