12 Mar 2024
The Turkish Parliament has recently enacted significant amendments (the “Amendments”) to the Turkish Personal Data Protection Law (“PDPL”). We present below a summary of these Amendments, which will enter into force on June 1, 2024. 1. Processing of Sensitive Personal Data[1] 1.1 Current Legislation According to the current legislation (PDPL article 6), sensitive personal data...
11 Mar 2024
2 Mart 2024 tarihinde Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi’nde kabul edilen Ceza Muhakemesi Kanunu ile Bazı Kanunlarda Değişiklik Yapılmasına Dair Kanun (“Kanun”) ile 6698 sayılı Kişisel Verilerin Korunması Kanunu’nda (“KVKK”) önemli bazı değişikler ve yenilikler yapılmıştır. Kanun henüz Resmî Gazete’de yayımlanmamış olmakla birlikte, değişikliklerin 1 Haziran 2024 tarihinde yürürlüğe girmesi öngörülmüştür. [Güncelleme: Kanun 12 Mart 2024...
11 Mar 2024
TURUNÇ has advised Gelecek Etki Fonu (Future Impact Fund) on its investment in PhiTech, a provider of AI-powered, multi-omics based diagnostic decision support for precision medicine. Other venture capital funds and angel investors also joined the round. Gelecek Etki Fonu is a Capital Markets Board-regulated venture capital fund managed jointly by Tacirler Asset Management, a...
05 Feb 2024
TURUNÇ has advised Ascential plc on the sale of its global consumer trends forecasting and product design business WGSN to funds advised by Apax Partners LLP for a total enterprise value of up to £700 million (subject to customary closing adjustments). Ascential a specialist information, data and analytics company listed on the London Stock Exchange...
30 Jan 2024
TURUNÇ has advised Sphera, a global provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and risk management software, data and consulting services with a focus on environment, health, safety & sustainability (EHS&S), operational risk management and product stewardship, and a portfolio company of Blackstone, the World’s largest alternative asset manager, on its acquisition of SupplyShift,...
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,...
17 Jan 2024
TURUNÇ has advised Boğaziçi Ventures on its investment in Toon Metal Games, a mobile gaming company. 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, Naz Esen, Övgü Kopal, Canberk Taze...
09 Jan 2024
TURUNÇ has advised Boğaziçi Ventures on its investment in Buddy Performance, a real-time feedback tool to measure employee loyalty and company performance. 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,...
02 Jan 2024
TURUNÇ has advised Boğaziçi Ventures on its investment in Frozen Pawn Games, an indie gaming company. 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, Naz Esen, Övgü Kopal, Canberk Taze...