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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Deal Annoucment - Lehman Brothers / MNG Yatirim

August 2007. Press Releases by Hergüner Bilgen Özeke (view listing).

Hergüner Bilgen Ozeke ("Hergüner") of Istanbul, Turkey represented Lehman Brothers Co. in its purchase of all of the shares of MNG Yatirim, a local brokerage house owned by the MNG Group of Companies (“MNG”).

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Deal Announcement

July 2007. Press Releases by Hergüner Bilgen Özeke (view listing).

In a deal signed as of July 16, 2007, Hergüner Bilgen Ozeke ("Hergüner"), Istanbul, Turkey, represented the sellers in the largest share sale of the world in the Islamic banking sector for a consideration of USD 1.080 billion, which resulted in a market-value to book-value ratio of 5.8.

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Recently Closed Transaction by Herguner

July 2007. Press Releases by Hergüner Bilgen Özeke (view listing).

In a deal closed recently, Herguner assisted Deutsche Bank in connection with its acquisition of Garanti Bank’s sub-custody business for non-resident financial institutions for USD 115 million. Hergüner team was led by partner Mr. Hakki Gedik and also included associates Ms. Yesim Api Samli and Ms. Ebru Ünal. Deutsche Bank's financial advisor was PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

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Legal Developments by:
Hergüner Bilgen Özeke


    Dispute resolution and settlement procedures are becoming increasingly important in this time of global financial crisis, particularly in the commercial field. Consequent to the need for specialized legal counsel to prevent further disputes by structuring investments and partnerships appropriately, post-transactional litigation advice and insight into Turkish procedural law applicable to dispute resolution have become more relevant to foreign investors in Turkey. This article provides a general overview of the Turkish judiciary's structure, as well as a summary of the fundamental principles of Turkish civil procedure.
    - Hergüner Bilgen Özeke

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