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Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Leveraging its extensive network of international offices and gaining increased credibility in Luxembourg as a result of some notable recent hires, including acquisition and real estate financing expert Jean-François TrappBaker McKenzie is picking up a significant volume of financing mandates for banks, corporates and private equity sponsors. Team head Laurent Fessmann is particularly accomplished at handling debt capital markets and structured finance matters. This includes his work, alongside the firm's Frankfurt office, for BMW Bank on a recurrent basis for periodic securitisation transactions.

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Investment funds

Within: Investment funds

Led by the 'commercially minded and solutions-focusedLaurent Fessmann and Catherine MartouginBaker McKenzie's two-partner team effectively leverages the expertise of lawyers across the firm's network to provide a strong service to sponsors, investors and financial institutions on the structuring and ongoing operation of alternative investment funds. Recent highlights include advising BNP Real Estate on the establishment of a new €300m pan-European logistics fund. The team also has niche expertise in sovereign wealth funds.

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  • The New Turkish Code of Obligations: Important Changes for Leases of Residential & Business Premises

    For decades, the primary Turkish laws governing leases of residential and business premises have been the Law on Leasing Real Property dated May 27, 1955 (the “Lease Law”) and the Turkish Code of Obligations No. 818 dated April 22, 1926 (the “Obligations Code”). Both of these laws, however, will be repealed and replaced with the new Turkish Code of Obligations No. 6098 dated January 11, 2011 (the “New Obligations Code”), which will enter into force on July 7, 2012.
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