“Elleri var özgürlüğün,
Gözleri, ayakları;
Silmek için kanlı teri,
Bakmak için yarınlara,
Eşitliğe doğru giden.”

“Freedom has hands,
Eyes, feet;
To wipe away its bloody sweat,
To look toward tomorrow,
Headed toward equality.”

Oktay Rifat (1914 – 1988)

M&A work represents a significant proportion of the Firm’s corporate law activity. Our corporate lawyers have extensive experience in business acquisitions, private takeovers, mergers, reorganizations and joint ventures.

We provide advice, on both buy and sell sides, to domestic and international corporations and private equity funds on all aspects of M&A transactions including drafting and negotiation of purchase agreements and other documentation, transaction structure, deal management, due diligence, regulatory and financing issues, tax structuring, environmental issues, labor and employment matters, administrative submissions, approvals, registrations, as well as clearance from the Turkish Competition Board.

Our other practices, in particular banking and finance, competition, employment, funds and intellectual property, allow us to provide the full range of services to our M&A clients.

TURUNÇ published the book The Law and Practice of Mergers and Acquisitions in Turkey in 2009. We have also contributed to various international publications in this area including regular contributions to Lexology: Getting the Deal Through’s Private M&A title.


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...

New Publication: Lexology Getting the Deal Through – Private M&A 2023

10 Oct 2022
TURUNÇ authored the Turkey chapter of Lexology Getting the Deal Through’s Private M&A (2023) title. The contributing lawyers were Noyan Turunç, Esin Çamlıbel and Kerem Turunç. The publication is a comparative guide of the regulation of mergers and acquisitions transactions relating to private companies in 38 jurisdictions. In addition to Turkey, the jurisdictions covered by the 2023...

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...