“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.


Three TURUNÇ Lawyers among the Top Five Dealmakers in 2023

05 Feb 2024
According to data published by CEELMDirect, TURUNÇ partners Kerem Turunç, Esin Çamlıbel and Yasemin Erden were three of the five most prolific law firm partners in terms of reported Turkish deals in 2023. The three lawyers also made it to the top 15 in the entire Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region. TURUNÇ was also...

TURUNÇ Advises Gelecek Etki Fonu on its Investment in OctaiPipe

01 Feb 2024
TURUNÇ has advised Gelecek Etki Fonu (Future Impact Fund) on its investment in OctaiPipe, a UK-based end-to-end Edge AI platform optimised for creating, deploying, and managing machine learning solutions for industrial IoT. SuperSeed, Forward Partners, D2, Atlas Ventures, Martlet Capital and Deeptech Labs also joined the round. Gelecek Etki Fonu is a Capital Markets Board-regulated venture capital fund managed...

TURUNÇ Advises Boğaziçi Ventures on its Investment in Lokum Games

23 Jan 2024
TURUNÇ has advised Boğaziçi Ventures on its investment in Lokum Games, a mobile games development studio. APY Ventures and other investors also joined the 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 Turunç, Yasemin Erden,...