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ORJIN MASLAK, ESKI BUYUKDERE CADDESI NO:27, K:11, MASLAK, 34398 ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Tel:
Work +90 212 366 4700
Fax:
Fax +90 212 290 2355
Email:
Web:
www.paksoy.av.tr

M. Togan Turan

Tel:
Work +90 212 366 4731
Email:
Web:
www.paksoy.av.tr
Paksoy

Work Department

Antitrust and Competition, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate and Commercial, Banking and Finance, Privatisations

Position

Togan Turan is the partner heading the competition practice of the firm with extensive experience on antitrust matters, acquisitions and corporate law representing a variety of international and domestic clients. He also takes an active role in privatisations and M&A projects in many industries. Togan has in-depth knowledge and understanding of antitrust and competition matters advising clients in antitrust investigations, cartel and abuse of dominance claims, filed exemption and negative clearance applications. He has also extensive experience in mergers & acquisitions, privatisations representing a variety of international clients in retail, energy, gas, telecommunications, tobacco, banking, insurance, healthcare, food and steel sectors. His experience covers all aspects of transactions from due diligence investigations, contract drafting, and negotiating and structuring deals to advising on regulatory aspects such as competition board filings for those transactions. Togan also has substantial banking and finance experience acting for international financial institutions, lenders and borrowers in cross-border loan facilities.

Career

Togan is a recipient of Chevening Scholarship.

Languages

English, Turkish

Member

Istanbul Bar Association, International Bar Association

Education

University of London, International Banking and Finance, LL.M
Istanbul University, School of Law


Turkey

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Paksoy handles minority investments, spin-offs, joint ventures and asset deals on the M&A side. It also deals with outsourcing, licensing, distribution, franchise agreements and corporate governance on the commercial side. It assisted Unilever with the €6.8bn sale of its spreads business to KKR & Co. and advised Sberbank of Russia on a share purchase agreement for the $3.2bn sale of Denizbank. Other clients include Linpac, Cisco Systems and The Dow Chemical Company. Elvan Aziz, Stéphanie Beghe Sonmez and Togan Turan head the team. Nihan Bacanak, Selen Terzi Özsoylu and Selin Barlın Aral were promoted to counsel.

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Competition

Within: Leading individuals

Togan Turan - Paksoy

Within: Competition

Paksoy advises on antitrust investigations, cartels, competition litigation, general competition law, compliance and merger control. Highlights included advising KKR & Co. on TCA filings regarding the acquisition of Unilever's spreads business. Other clients include Bayer, Bosch and Diageo. Togan Turan heads the ‘very reactive, very business-friendly and commercially-minded’ team. Derya Genç is ‘very experienced in the competition field in Turkey’. Deniz Özkan was promoted to senior associate and is ‘one to watch’.

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  • SQUEEZE-OUT RIGHT IN PUBLIC COMPANIES -- TURKEY

    Squeeze-out and sell-out rights in Turkish public companies are regulated by the Communiqué on Squeeze-Out and Sell-Out Rights (the " Communiqué ") published in the Official Gazette dated 2 January 2014 effective as of 1 July 2014. The Communiqué was issued by the Capital Markets Board of Turkey (the " CMB ") in accordance with the Capital Markets Law and regulates the right to squeeze-out minority shareholders by the controlling shareholder and the minority shareholders' rights to exit the public company by selling their shares to the majority shareholder.
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