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LEVENT MAHALLESI, KANYON OFIS BINASI BUYUKDERE CAD. NO:185 KAT:12, 34394, TURKEY
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Work +90 212 264 6000
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Meltem Akol

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Akol Law

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Banking & Finance, Real Estate, Privatisation, PPPs & Government Contracts

Position

Partner

Career

Meltem Akol’s 25+ year practice concentrates mainly on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures, capital markets, banking and structured finance, privatisation and PPPs.

Meltem has been involved in many major transactions for companies operating in a wide range of sectors, most of the “first of their kind” and “most complex of their kind” transactions in Turkey and many international and big-size capital markets, M&A and privatization projects.

Meltem represents domestic and multinational strategic investors, as well as investment and private equity funds in connection with their investments in Turkey and abroad. She is consulted to represent equity investors, investment funds and financiers across sectors including retail, financial institutions, construction, energy, ports, logistics, real estate, and pharmaceuticals. Throughout her career, she has developed her expertise from different perspectives by providing representation to clients from all different sides of projects.

Languages

English, Turkish

Member

Istanbul Bar Association, 1992

Education

LL.M., Harvard University,
Faculty of Law, 2003

LL.B., University of Istanbul,
Faculty of Law, 1991


Turkey

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Meltem Akol - Akol Law

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Akol Law advises on loan facilities, cross-border transactions, international IPOs and Eurobond issuances. A recent highlight includes acting for Petkim Petrokimya on the issuance of a $500m Eurobond listed on the Irish Stock Exchange. Other clients include Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and HSBC. Meltem Akol and Özgün Özok head the team. Zeynep Yavuz was promoted to partner and senior associate Nil Acar joined from Hergüner Bilgen Özeke.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Meltem Akol  - Akol Law

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Akol Law handles acquisitions, minority investments, mergers, spin-offs, joint ventures, business transfers and asset deals. A recent highlight was advising the shareholders of Saide Group on the sale of a minority stake to Marubeni Corporation and establishing a new joint venture. It continues to advise Amazon on its Turkish market entry. Other clients include Dr. Oetker and Global Holding. Meltem Akol heads the team, which has been bolstered by Tugce Tatari joining from White & Case Europe Danışmanlık Hizmetleri Avukatlık Ortaklığı.

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