“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 Ranked in the IFLR1000 2023 Edition

13 Sep 2023
TURUNÇ was ranked in the 2023 edition of the IFLR1000, an international legal market research platform specialized in ranking financial and corporate law firms and lawyers. As a testament to its wide-ranging capabilities, the Firm was ranked in four practice areas: Banking; Capital Markets: Debt; Capital Markets: Equity; and M&A. In addition to firmwide rankings,...

Kerem Turunç Talks to the FT About the Turkish IPO Market

25 Aug 2023
Managing Partner Kerem Turunç was recently interviewed by the Financial Times (FT) for the article “Turkey leads London and Milan in 2023 IPO race” written by Adam Samson, FT’s country correspondent. The article was published on August 24, 2023, and focuses on the Turkish IPO market, providing valuable insight on recent market developments. Once you...

TURUNÇ Advises Gelecek Etki Fonu on its Investment in Mega Fortuna

23 Aug 2023
TURUNÇ has advised Gelecek Etki Fonu (Future Impact Fund) on its investment in Mega Fortuna, a developer and publisher of apps and games. APY Ventures also joined the round. Gelecek Etki Fonu is a Capital Markets Board-regulated venture capital fund managed jointly by Tacirler Asset Management, a leading asset management company and Vestel Ventures, the...