Firm Profile > Cigdemtekin Cakirca Aranci Law Firm > Istanbul, Turkey

Cigdemtekin Cakirca Aranci Law Firm
Ayaza?a Mah. Seba Office Boulevard D
Blok No.23 Sar?yer
ISTANBUL
Turkey

Energy Tier 2

Cigdemtekin Cakirca Aranci Law Firm acts for energy companies on M&A transactions, project development, financing, commodities trading, licensing and litigation. The firm has a growing client base in the renewables sector. Ayca Aranci and Gamze Cigdemtekin lead the practice, which also includes Tuna Çakırca. In a recent highlight, the team advised PT Alpha Wind Energi on potential renewable energy projects in Indonesia and Vietnam.

Practice head(s):

Ayça Arancı; Gamze Çiğdemtekin

Key clients

Egeres Enerji Dan. Müh. Hiz. A.Ş.

Bıçakçılar Çandarlı Elektrik Üretim A.Ş.

Age Enerji Group

SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) Turkey Petrol Enerji Dağıtım San. ve Tic. A.Ş.

Egeres Investment Pte. Ltd.

Solar Group

Astroenergy Turkey

Sona A.Ş.

Age Elektrik Enerjisi Toptan Satış A.Ş.

Pt Alpha Wind Energi

IT and telecoms Tier 3

Cigdemtekin Cakirca Aranci Law Firm handles IP, data protection, banking, regulatory compliance and day-to-day legal matters for its IT and telecoms clients. Other areas of expertise include governance and e-commerce. IP specialist Ayca Aranci and payment services expert Tuna Çakırca are the joint heads of the practice.

Practice head(s):

Ayça Arancı; Tuna Çakırca

Key clients

Mikro-Tasarim Elektronik San. Ve Tic.A.Ş.

ODTÜ Teknokent Yönetim A.Ş. (Middle East Technical University Technopolis)

Verifone Elektronik ve Danışmanlık Ltd. Şti. (Verifone Turkey)

eBay Turkey (Gitti Gdiyor Bilgi Teknolojileri San. ve Tic. A.Ş. – eBay’s Turkish subsidiary)

Further Network

Panaroma Bilişim Teknolojileri

Edenred Turkey

Ankara Development Agency

İzmir Biyotıp ve Genom Merkezi

ODTÜ MEMS Researcher Centre

Just Food Ltd. Şti.

ODTÜ Geliştirme Vakfı Okulları A.Ş.

Aimtech Elektronik Tasarim Üretim Savunma Bilişim İnşaat Araştirma Geliştirme Hizmetleri İth. İhr. San. Tic. Ltd. Şti.

APPS Bilgi Teknolojileri Limited Şirketi

Barko-Med Elektronik Ticaret A.Ş.

Brensan Enerji Savunma San ve Tic. A.Ş.

KAREL Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.

TRLINSTRUMENTS Proses ve Ekipman Teknolojileri Geliştirme Tasarım Üretim San. ve Tic. Ltd. Şti.

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 4

Cigdemtekin Cakirca Aranci Law Firm's capital markets work covers a wide range of equity and debt offerings, reverse listings, regulatory issues and licensing of capital markets institutions, among other matters. Elsewhere, on the banking and finance side, the recent introduction of regulations on payment systems has seen the firm increasingly act for e-commerce companies on negative clearance applications to the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (BRSA). Work for payment services companies is also an area of growth. Gamze Çiğdemtekin Özer leads the team.

Practice head(s):

Gamze Çiğdemtekin Özer

Key clients

Franklin Templeton Investments

CEECAT Capital

Verifone Elektronik ve Danışmanlık Ltd. Şti. (Verifone Turkey)

Aabar Investments PSJ

Templeton Asset Management

Edenred Turkey

Gözde Girişim Sermayesi A.Ş., a subsidiary of Turkish conglomerate Yıldız Holding A.Ş.

Görener Family

Çağdaş Holding

Further Network

Arvato Turkey

Wood & Company

ADM Capital

Panaroma Bilişim Teknolojileri

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Cigdemtekin Cakirca Aranci Law Firm handles a broad range of corporate matters, including public and private M&A, joint ventures, privatisations, restructurings, private equity transactions and demergers. In addition to acting for clients on a standalone basis, it works closely with international firms, notably on cross-border M&A. The firm generates work from the FMCG, retail, energy and natural resources, technology, internet and e-commerce sectors. Gamze Çiğdemtekin is the head of the practice.

Practice head(s):

Gamze Çiğdemtekin

Key clients

Aabar Investments PSJ

ADM Capital

Age Enerji Group

Aimtech Elektronik Tasarim Üretim Savunma Bilişim İnşaat Araştirma Geliştirme Hizmetleri İth. İhr. San. Tic. Ltd. Şti.

Ankara Development Agency

APPS Bilgi Teknolojileri Limited Şirketi

Arvato Turkey

Astroenergy Turkey

Barko-Med Elektronik Ticaret A.Ş.

Bıçakçılar Çandarlı Elektrik Üretim A.Ş.

Brensan Enerji Savunma San ve Tic. A.Ş.

Çağdaş Holding

CEECAT Capital

Danish Refugee Council

eBay Turkey (Gitti Gdiyor Bilgi Teknolojileri San. ve Tic. A.Ş. – eBay’s Turkish subsidiary)

Edenred Turkey

Egeres Enerji Dan. Müh. Hiz. A.Ş.

Egeres Investment Pte. Ltd. (located in Singapore)

Franklin Templeton Investments

Further Network

Görener Family

Gözde Girişim Sermayesi A.Ş., a subsidiary of Turkish conglomerate Yıldız Holding A.Ş.

İzmir Biyotıp ve Genom Merkezi

Just Food Ltd. Şti.

KAREL Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.

Mikro Tasarım Elekt San ve Tic A.Ş

ODTÜ Geliştirme Vakfı Okulları A.Ş.

ODTÜ MEMS Researcher Centre

ODTÜ Teknokent Yönetim A.Ş. (Middle East Technical University Technopolis)

Panaroma Bilişim Teknolojileri

Pt Alpha Wind Energi

SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) Turkey Petrol Enerji Dağıtım San. ve Tic. A.Ş.

Solar Group

Sona A.Ş. (affiliate of Egeres)

Templeton Asset Management

TRLINSTRUMENTS Proses ve Ekipman Teknolojileri Geliştirme Tasarım Üretim San. ve Tic. Ltd. Şti.

Verifone Elektronik ve Danışmanlık Ltd. Şti. (Verifone Turkey)

Wood & Company

Intellectual property Tier 4

Cigdemtekin Cakirca Aranci Law Firm's team is sought out for its experience of handling cases before the courts, prosecution authorities and administrative authorities, including the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office. The wide-ranging practice covers trade marks, patents and copyright. Ayça Arancı, who is experienced in dealing with governmental agencies and regulatory bodies, leads the team alongside Tuna Çakırca and Ahmet Münir Yaşar.

Practice head(s):

Ayça Arancı; Tuna Çakırca; Ahmet Münir Yaşar

Key clients

Mikro-Tasarim Elektronik San. Ve Tic.A.Ş.

ODTÜ Teknokent Yönetim A.Ş. (Middle East Technical University Technopolis)

Verifone Elektronik ve Danışmanlık Ltd. Şti. (Verifone Turkey)

eBay Turkey (Gitti Gdiyor Bilgi Teknolojileri San. ve Tic. A.Ş. – eBay’s Turkish subsidiary)

Further Network

Panaroma Bilişim Teknolojileri

Edenred Turkey

Ankara Development Agency

İzmir Biyotıp ve Genom Merkezi

ODTÜ MEMS Researcher Centre

Just Food Ltd. Şti.

ODTÜ Geliştirme Vakfı Okulları A.Ş.

Aimtech Elektronik Tasarim Üretim Savunma Bilişim İnşaat Araştirma Geliştirme Hizmetleri İth. İhr. San. Tic. Ltd. Şti.

APPS Bilgi Teknolojileri Limited Şirketi

Barko-Med Elektronik Ticaret A.Ş.

Brensan Enerji Savunma San ve Tic. A.Ş.

KAREL Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.

TRLINSTRUMENTS Proses ve Ekipman Teknolojileri Geliştirme Tasarım Üretim San. ve Tic. Ltd. Şti.

The firm: Çiğdemtekin Çakırca Arancı (CCA) is a law firm based in Istanbul and Ankara, positioned to help companies with their legal needs. They hold an enviable track record in delivering quality legal services through their commitment to assist clients to reach their business goals. CCA’s clients range from subsidiaries of multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to local companies developing industry-leading technologies.

CCA is led by some of the leading lawyers in Turkey and supported by a dynamic team who are well placed to help clients succeed on all their business dealings in Turkey.

Areas of practice: Corporate and M&A: CCA’s corporate and M&A practice is aligned with the interests of the corporate entities they advise and is grounded in industry and sector knowledge and experience. They have developed a strong sector presence in retail, energy and natural resources and technology and have handled over 100 M&A transactions. They have a solid reputation for advising on and managing complex, local and cross jurisdictional transactions with a focus on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, privatisations, corporate restructurings, private equity and investment fund transactions, demergers, liquidation, corporate governance and compliance.

Capital markets: With strong capabilities and expertise in assisting clients to raise funds through equity and debt instruments, CCA lawyers advise on the full range of capital market transactions including mandatory tender offers, public equity and debt capital transactions, such as IPOs and follow-on offerings, rights offerings and listings in international markets. The team advises issuers and underwriters as well as selling shareholders, sponsors, arrangers, lead managers, originators, dealers, trustees and depositaries on a range of securities offerings, including equity, equity-linked and debt securities, structured and project financings.

IT and technology: CCA’s lawyers leverage their legal understanding of the market to develop sensible and ingenious solutions to business issues. CCA helps clients develop, protect and deploy innovative technologies in electronics, internet and e-commerce, software and other industries. Risk awareness is crucial when negotiating contracts, CCA’s experience in both transactional and contentious matters ensures well-informed, strategic and sound advice at every stage of a business life-cycle. The services include IT law consultancy, IT outsourcing and project consultancy, data protection, and law governing e-commerce and mobile payments areas.

Energy: CCA offers comprehensive sector knowledge and innovative solutions to challenges that often occur within the energy sector.  The lawyers have demonstrated in-depth understanding of the technical, geographical, commercial and geopolitical factors that shape the energy industry and offer across-the-board coverage for their client’s energy matters, including construction and projects, corporate, competition, regulatory, contractual, trading, litigation, dispute resolution and tax issues. They have notable experience in license applications and amendments, environmental impact assessment process, emission reduction purchase contracts, expropriation, and in the construction of power plants as well as matters relating to risks emerging from climate change.

Competition: CCA’s proficient competition practice assists companies to draw up a successful business strategy by overcoming the restraints of trade, from collusive agreements among competitors and monopolistic abuse of a dominant position, to restrictive supplier or customer arrangements, joint ventures, corporate mergers and acquisitions and vertical agreements.

Media and advertising: CCA is one of the leading law firms providing legal assistance to the media and entertainment sector. The firm has a strong sector-specific client portfolio, including major media and entertainment companies. The consistent high quality of work produced has aided the practice to grow firmly into one of the leading Turkish law firms in the field of media and entertainment.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate and commercial Gamze Cigdemtekin
Corporate and commercial Tuna Cakirca
Mergers and acquisitions Gamze Cigdemtekin
Mergers and acquisitions Tuna Cakirca
Banking and Finance Gamze Cigdemtekin
Capital Markets Gamze Çiğdemtekin
Capital Markets Tuna Çakırca
Energy Gamze Cigdemtekin
Energy Ayça Arancı
Energy Tuna Cakirca
Technology, internet and e-commerce Tuna Çakırca
Technology, internet and e-commerce Ayça Arancı
Competition Gamze Cigdemtekin
Media and Entertainment Ayça Arancı
Intellectual Property Ayça Arancı
Photo Name Position Profile
 Tuna Çakırca  photo Tuna Çakırca
Mrs Gamze Çiğdemtekin  photo Mrs Gamze Çiğdemtekin
Ms Ayca Aranci  photo Ms Ayca Aranci
Number of lawyers : 17
English
German
Turkish
Contacts : Gamze Çigdemtekin (Partner)
Contacts : Tuna Cakirca (Partner)
Other office : Ankara