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The Esin Attorney Partnership has advised the lenders in relation to USD 160 million and EUR 69 million Dual Currency Murabaha Facilities provided to Ziraat Katilim Bankasi A.S. ABC Islamic Bank acted as agent, HSBC Bank Middle East Limited acted as facility coordinator, and 13 international banks acted as documentation agents. The lenders included 13 international banks.

Yegin Ciftci Attorney Partnership has advised Alcazar Energy Partners, an independent developer and power producer focused on renewable energy generation across the META region, on the acquisition of Yander Elektrik, a company holding a wind power plant license in the western region of Turkey Izmir, Mersinli. The sellers were individual shareholders, represented by sole practitioner Guliz Ucar.

Paksoy has advised Anadolu Endustri Holding on its acquisition of the final 19.50% shares in MH Perakendecilik from Moonlight Capital S.A. through a put option process as per the Share Purchase Agreement of December 31, 2014, giving Anadolu Endustri ownership of 100% of the company. Pekin & Bayar acted as local counsel and Dickson Minto as foreign counsel to Moonlight Capital S.A.

Although the economic needle of the Turkish compass suffers through changes and deviations in the recent years, energy sector (mainly renewable/sustainable) remains true to its nature of sustainable growth and energy.

Is Sustainability Possible in Family Businesses? 

As is known, family businesses carries a crucial importance not only in Turkey but also in global sense in economic life. Family companies contribute nearly %75 of GNP and %85 of employment in Turkey. 

Although mediation process entered into force about 5 years ago, due to many reasons, it has not caught up the expected effect yet, however, it seems determined to change this trend. It is possible to resort to mediation for resolving all kinds of private legal disputes arising from acts or transactions of real and legal persons.

KSB has acted for the Energo-Pro group on its acquisition of 100% of the shares in Murat Nehri (a Turkish company currently developing the 280 MW Alpaslan II Hydroelectric Power Plant on the Murat river in Mus province in South-Eastern Turkey) from Enerjisa Enerji Uretim — a 50-50 joint venture of the Turkish Sabanci Group and German E.ON. The Gurel Yoruker firm advised the sellers on the deal, which closed on April 28, 2017. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Erdem & Erdem has advised Anadolu Cam Sanayii Anonim Sirketi, the glass-making affiliate of the Sisecam Group, on its agreement to transfer 50% of the shares of Omco Istanbul Kalip Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi to Omco International N.V., which already held the other 50%. The Cerrahoglu Law Firm represented the buyer on the deal. Financial details were not disclosed.

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