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BÜYÜKDERE CADDESI NO 185, KANYON OFIS BINASI KAT 10, LEVENT, 34394 ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Tel:
Work +90 212 339 0002
Fax:
Fax +90 212 339 0097
Email:
Web:
www.yeginciftci.av.tr

Itır Çiftçi

Tel:
Work +90 212 339 0002
Email:
Web:
www.yeginciftci.av.tr
Yegin Ciftci Attorney Partnership

Work Department

Corporate/M&A

Position

Itır Çiftçi heads the Corporate/M&A practice of the firm. She is specialised in mergers & acquisitions and restructurings and has excellent knowledge of the Turkish market and its key players.

During her practice of over 25 years, she has advised key strategic and financial investors in numerous landmark transactions, various investments and major privatisation transactions. Itır has vast experience on structured equity investments, joint ventures and private equity funds mainly in the following sectors: infrastructure and energy, consumer goods and retail, financial services, food and beverage, healthcare, life sciences and chemicals, industrials and private equity.

Career

Aktif Law Firm 1992, Altheimer & Gray Istanbul Office 1995, Chicago Office 1998, Herguner Bilgen Ozeke 1999, Partner 2004, Founded Legal Partner Law Office 2012, Co-founded Yegin Ciftci Attorney Partnership 2013

Languages

English and Turkish

Member

Istanbul Bar Association

Education

Istanbul University School of Law 1992, University of Chicago International Transaction Certificate Program 1998


Turkey

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Yegin Ciftci Attorney Partnership is adept at handling structured and complex financings including corporate lending, leveraged and acquisition finance, structured finance, project finance, debt restructuring, export finance, real estate finance and sovereign lending. It also attracts capital markets matters including equity deals and IPOs. Recent highlights include advising EBRD and Türkiye Garanti Bankası as the lenders on a $375m finance package for the privatisation of the Menzelet and Kılavuzlu hydroelectric power plants. Other clients include International Finance Corporation, ICBC Turkey, China Development Bank, BNP Paribas and HSBC. Mete Yegin and Itır Sevim-Çiftçi head the team. Sait Eryilmaz was promoted to counsel.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Yegin Ciftci Attorney Partnership is adept at handling international M&A transactions, strategic alliances and joint ventures. Other areas of expertise include corporate restructuring, company law, corporate governance and regulatory advice. The team acted as Turkish counsel for Emirates in its $4.4bn acquisition of 99.85% of the share capital of Denizbank. Other clients include Pfizer, Mastercard, IFC and EBRD. Practice head Itır Sevim-Çiftçi is supported by counsel Kemal Aksel.

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