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Esen Irtem

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Work +902123595700
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www.pekin.com.tr
Pekin & Bayar Law Firm

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Project Finance, Capital Markets

Position

Esen Irtem is one of the income sharing partners and works in both cross-border and domestic financing transactions including acquisition financing, project finance, corporate finance, asset financing or other hybrid financings, by representing lenders and borrowers related to various types of loans such as FI loans, bilateral, club or syndicated loans, Islamic or conventional loans, secured, unsecured or ECA covered loans. She is experienced at Islamic finance structures mainly on murabaha syndications of Turkish participation banks and Turkish corporates.

Ms. Irtem involved in major bond issuances by Turkish and foreign banks and financial institutions in and outside Turke.

She is also specialises in restructuring of Turkish companies together with the Turkish banks and financial institutions in recent years.

She worked as a secondee at an international law firm with the EDM, M&A and project finance and infrastructure practice groups in the firm's London and Munich headquarters. During her secondment practice she enriched her experience by monitoring multi-jurisdictional deals.

Esen Irtem has been a regular author in The Lending and Secured Finance Review and ICLG Lending &Secured Finance for the chapter of Turkey.

Career

April 2008 – September 2016     Senior Associate at Paksoy Law Firm
July 2011 - September 2011         Associate at Linklaters (London, Munich)
 August 2007 – April 2008             Associate at ELIG Attorneys at Law

Languages

Turkish (Native) English (Fluent) Fench (Fluent)

Member

Istanbul Bar Association

Education

Galatasaray University School of Law, LL.B., 2001-2007


Turkey

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Pekin & Bayar Law Firm advises clients on domestic and cross-border banking and finance matters including project finance, transactions, securitisations, public offerings and capital market transactions. Recent highlights include representing EMBA Elektrik on the $164m financing of its Hunutlu thermal power project. Other clients include QNB Finans, Yapı ve Kredi Bankası and NatWest Markets. Selin Bayar, Esen Irtem and Fatoş Otcuoğlu jointly head the team.

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