“Sessizce çekip gidiyorum şimdi, sessiz ve kimliksiz
Belki yine gelirim, sesime ses veren olursa bir gün.”

“I’m slipping away now, in silence and without an identity
Maybe I’ll come back again, if one day someone echoes my voice.”

Ahmet Telli (1946)

TURUNÇ advises clients on all aspects of Turkish capital markets legislation and its practice as well as the operation of capital markets institutions. Our practice focuses on the following areas:

  • Advising issuers and underwriters on a multitude of capital markets issuances and transactions including private and public debt and equity offerings, block trades, and public M&A transactions.
  • Formation of regulated venture capital funds, private equity funds, investment trusts and similar entities and vehicles
  • Advising public companies and other regulated entities such as asset management companies and regulated funds on ongoing regulatory, compliance and disclosure matters
  • Advising foreign companies, regulated institutions and funds on compliance with Turkish securities laws in their dealings with Turkish residents and market players

Our capital markets practice is co-headed by two of the most experienced securities lawyers in the country: Kerem Turunç, a U.S.-educated, Cleary Gottlieb-trained lawyer and İltem Dokurlar, who served as Borsa Istanbul’s general counsel prior to joining the Firm.


TURUNÇ Advises Boğaziçi Ventures on its Investment in Kalfa

20 Mar 2023
TURUNÇ has advised Boğaziçi Ventures on its investment in Kalfa, a digital platform for accountants. APY Ventures, Mindvest, Mikro Yazılım and Hedef Portföy also joined the funding round. Boğaziçi Ventures is a leading Turkish Capital Markets Board-regulated venture capital fund focused primarily on fintech, health tech, retail tech and gaming. The TURUNÇ team included Kerem...

New Publication: Lexology Getting the Deal Through – Private Equity (Transactions) 2023

15 Mar 2023
TURUNÇ authored the Turkey chapter of Lexology Getting the Deal Through’s Private Equity (Transactions) (2023) title. The contributing lawyers were Noyan Turunç and Kerem Turunç. The publication is a comparative guide of the legislation relating to private equity transactions in 18 jurisdictions. In addition to Turkey, the jurisdictions covered by the 2022 edition are Austria, British Virgin...

Kerem Turunç Tops CEE League Table

02 Mar 2023
According to data published by CEELMDirect, managing partner Kerem Turunç has worked on more reported client matters over the past 12 months than any other lawyer in a domestic law firm in the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region. You can access the full story on the website of CEE Legal Matters, a publication covering...