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Naz Bandik Hatipoglu

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Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı

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Corporate and M&A


Naz Bandik Hatipoğlu focuses on corporate and M&A transactions, particularly in cross-border transactions for multinational and Turkish clients. She has been involved in due diligence studies, drafting and negotiation of shareholders’ agreement and share purchase agreement for the Purchaser and the Seller as well as complex corporate transactions of clients. She has experience in the energy, mining, oil, infrastructure and agricultural sectors. In addition, Naz has represented sponsors and lenders in the development and financing of a number of major projects in the energy and health sectors (PPP projects).


She joined the firm in 2006 and became partner in 2017.


Turkish and English


Ankara Bar Association, Turkey, 2007
Turkish Bar Associations Union, 2007


Queen Mary, University of London, M.S. in Financial Management, School of Business and Management, 2010
Bilkent University, Faculty of Law, LL.B., 2006


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı is particularly well known for advising domestic and international financial institutions on project finance and refinancing matters. In one recent highlight, Mesut Çakmak led advice to DenizBank on the $189m capacity increase financing of a theme park in Antalya. Cem Çağatay Orak joined in February 2017; Özlem Kiliz Voyvoda and Naz Bandik Hatipoğlu were made partner in January 2017.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Mesut Çakmak and Naz Bandik Hatipoğlu head the corporate and M&A practice at Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı, which is particularly well known for its extensive experience in energy-related work. Recent highlights saw the team lead advice to Rönesans Holding on the sale of some of its shares in the Istanbul PPP Sağlık Yatırım to Sojitz Hospital. The firm’s client roster also includes Gama Holding, Fina Enerji Holding and Agco International.

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Within: Energy

Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı stands out with its ‘vast industry knowledge’ and wide scope of sector-related work, which includes advice on transactions, contracts, agreements, energy regulation, privatisation and litigious matters. The sizeable team recently assisted ERG İnşaat Ticaret ve Sanayi with the legal aspects of the development, rehabilitation, financing, construction and operation of the Afşin-Elbistan thermal power project. Mesut Çakmak has ‘extensive experience in corporate finance regarding energy projects’. Zeynep Çakmak returned to the firm from GKC Partners in February 2018; Özlem Kızıl Voyvoda and the ‘dedicatedNaz Bandik Hatipoğlu were promoted to partnership in January 2017.

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Project finance/projects

Within: Project finance/projects

Çakmak Avukatlık Ortaklığı’s practice is led by Mesut Çakmak and represents banks, holdings and developers on project finance and refinancing matters, as well as the development and operation of power projects. Recent highlights include advising ERG İnşaat on the development, rehabilitation, financing, construction and operation of its Afşin-Elbistan thermal power project. The firm strengthened the department with the hire of Cem Çağatay Orak in February 2017 and the promotions of Özlem Kızıl Voyvoda and the ‘outstandingNaz Bandik Hatipoğlu to the partnership in January 2017. ‘Dedicated’ senior associate Mustafa Durakoğlu is experienced in the energy and infrastructure sectors. Zeynep Çakmak returned to the firm from GKC Partners in February 2018.

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