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Paksoy has advised Doktas Metal on its acquisition of 93.57% of Componenta Dokumculuk, the Turkish subsidiary of Finnish Componenta Group, and advised Componenta Dokumculuk on the restructuring of its facility arrangement. Herguner Bilgen Ozeke represented the sellers, the Componenta Corporation.

Balcioglu Selcuk Akman Keki Avukatlik Ortakligi acted as Turkish counsel and Dentons acted as English and United States counsel to Coca-Cola Icecek Anonim Sirketi, the Coca-Cola bottler for Turkey, Central Asia, Pakistan, and the Middle East, on its Rule 144A/Regulation S issuance of USD 500 million 4.215% Notes due 2024. Gedik & Eraksoy and Allen & Overy advised joint lead managers Citibank International, HSBC Bank, J.P. Morgan Securities, MUFG Securities EMEA, and BNP Paribas.

In The Corner Office, we invite Senior and Managing Partners at law firms from across the region to share information about their careers, management styles, and strategies. For this issue, we asked them to describe their least favorite part of their jobs. 

In order to ease the sophisticated and multifaceted disputes of today’s market; arbitration is started to become a widely selected resolution method also in Turkey similar to the global market; especially due to its concept of customizability, speed and efficiency. As each commercial transaction possesses a unique nature in terms of its components and conditions; the one who concludes complex transaction should be preferring arbitration; a tailor-made method of alternative dispute resolution. 

White & Case has advised the lenders and hedging banks, including JBIC, NEXI, SMBC, MUFG, Standard Chartered Bank, Nippon Life Insurance Company, Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, and the Iyo Bank, on the USD 1.83 billion financing of the 2,682-bed Ikitelli Hospital public private partnership (PPP) in Istanbul, Turkey. Willkie, Farr & Gallagher advised the consortium leading the financing, construction, and operation of the Ikitelli Hospital campus, which includes Ronesans Health Investment and Sojitz.

Egemenoglu is working alongside co-counsel Butzel Long in representing Lotus Holding Anonim Sirketi in an Energy Charter Treaty claim against Turkmenistan at ICSID involving the Turkish group’s investment in two power plants and a refinery. Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle is representing Turkmenistan in the action, which is based on both the ECT and the 1997 Turkey-Turkmenistan bilateral investment treaty.

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