“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.


Kerem Turunç Wins Lexology Client Choice Award

24 Nov 2022
We are pleased to announce that Kerem Turunç was the sole winner in Turkey of the capital markets category of Lexology’s Client Choice Awards 2022. Established in 2005, Client Choice recognises those individuals around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. The criteria for...

TURUNÇ Advises Boğaziçi Ventures on its Investment in Perculus

18 Oct 2022
TURUNÇ has advised Boğaziçi Ventures on its investment in Perculus, a provider of various e-learning solutions. 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, Beste Yıldızili Ergül and Selay Berfin Turgut. Please see...

Managing Partner Kerem Turunç Tops League Table

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...