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BESTEKAR HACI FAIK BEY SOK. NO: 6, 34349 BALMUMCU, BESIKTAS, ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Tel:
Work +90 212 266 66 93
Email:
Web:
www.durukanpartners.com

Begum DURUKAN OZAYDIN

Tel:
Work +90 212 266 66 93 (ext. 111)
Email:
Web:
www.durukanpartners.com
DURUKAN+PARTNERS

Position

Founding Partner

Career

Ms. Begum Durukan Ozaydin is the Founding Partner of DURUKAN+PARTNERS. She is widely recognized as a leading lawyer in the areas of banking and finance, corporate and M&A, and projects and energy.

In her career reaching 20 years, she has extensively advised financial institutions and sponsors in financings of energy, infrastructure, real estate projects, took part in structured financing deals, acted for buyers and sellers in acquisitions and privatisations, provided advice on regulated sectors such as energy, securities and insurance, lead negotiations with public and private parties, assisted in structuring of businesses of corporations who are world leaders in their fields and during their operations.  

She has also been instrumental in structuring, negotiating and advising on acquisitions and privatizations, capital markets and corporate matters, regulatory issues in sectors such as energy, telecoms, securities, real estate and insurance.

She was previously partner of one of the recognised law firms in Turkey, where she acted as the partner supervising almost all the legal work produced, and took managerial responsibilities.

Ms. Durukan Ozaydin is recognized as an expert in Turkish law in publications such as Legal 500 where she has been ranked as a leading individual in Banking, Finance and Capital Markets and Project Finance/Projects sections.

Languages

English, French (basic) and Turkish

Member

Istanbul Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Istanbul International Law Institute, Vice Chairman of the Board
First Law International Network, Member of the Advisory Board
Georgetown University Alumni Association
American Collegiate Institute Alumni Association
Friends of Jessup

Education

Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M. in Common Law Studies, 1998)
Dokuz Eylul University, School of Law (LL.B., 1996)


Turkey

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Beg├╝m Durukan - DURUKAN+PARTNERS

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

The banking and finance practice at DURUKAN+PARTNERS advises on secured and unsecured financings, regulatory matters, restructuring and finance. Capital markets expertise includes compliance and operational advice. Clients include KfW IPEX-Bank, IFC, MasterCard and Credit Europe Bank. Practice head Begüm Durukan is 'always available and very professional'.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

DURUKAN+PARTNERS advises on both the buy and sell side of M&A and commercial matters. The team acts for a domestic and international client base in sectors such as retail, tourism, banking, insurance and energy. Begum Durukan Ozaydin and Hikmet Fadillioglu jointly head the team.

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Project finance/projects

Within: Leading individuals

Beg├╝m Durukan ├ľzaydin - DURUKAN+PARTNERS

Within: Project finance/projects

DURUKAN+PARTNERS┬áadvises clients from the energy, infrastructure and real estate sectors on project development, project finance, operational issues, public procurement and regulatory matters. It assisted Enka Power with the construction, development and operation of a $960m hydroelectric power plant as part of the client's joint venture with Clean Energy Group. Other clients include OAS Group and STEAG.┬áBeg├╝m Durukan ├ľzaydin┬áheads the team.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

DURUKAN+PARTNERS┬áadvises on secured and unsecured financing, restructurings, bankruptcy and insolvency. Clients include Ojer Telekomunikasyon, Oger Telecom, Emaar Properties and Sephora. Banking and finance expert Beg├╝m Durukan ├ľzaydin┬áheads the team alongside corporate and commercial specialist Hikmet Fadillioglu.

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